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House aiming to mandate funding for Maryland HBCUs


By Daniel Oyefusi
Capital News Service

ANNAPOLIS — Amid settlement talks between Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and advocates for Maryland’s four historically black colleges and universities, the House of Delegates is scheduled to hold a hearing Friday on legislation that would force the governor to appropriate more than $16 million in the state budget for each university, starting in 2021.

HBCU settlement pending; Md. lawmakers say it’s not enough

Morgan State University’s Earl S. Richardson Library. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

By Layne Litsinger

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Historically black colleges and universities in Maryland would receive up to $56.9 million annually under legislation, sponsors say, that would restore years of underfunding and program duplication by the state but is unlikely to pass.

Event Pick: Morgan and Coppin State men’s basketball face off

Image via Facebook/Morgan State University

Baltimore’s two historically black colleges face off tonight for the second time this season, with the Bears hosting the Eagles on their home court for Senior Night.

Coppin State to Waive Tuition for Local High School Grads Who Earn Their Associate’s Degree

Coppin State University’s Physical Education Complex. Photo via Visit Baltimore.

Coppin State University is piggybacking off of Mayor Catherine Pugh’s plan to send more city youth to college at no cost.

Coppin State Police Officer a Finalist in PETA’s ‘Sexiest Vegan Next Door’ Contest

Photo via PETA/Michael Baysmore

Michael Baysmore of the Coppin State Police Department is back in the news for another good, but very different reason.

Juan Dixon to Take Over as Head Coach of Coppin State Basketball Program

Juan Dixon playing for the Washington Wizards during his final season in 2009. Photo via Keith Allison/Wikimedia Commons.

Terps great Juan Dixon is reportedly returning to Baltimore to coach at Coppin State University.

Carmelo Anthony is Bringing an International Basketball Tournament to Baltimore

Photo via Keith Allison/Wikimedia Commons

Carmelo Anthony, arguably the most famous Baltimore-born basketball player on Earth, is bringing a cash-prize basketball competition back home.

Apartments, Commercial Space Eyed for Former Walbrook Lumber Property on North Avenue


Before there was Lowe’s, Home Depot or Hechinger’s, Walbrook Mill & Lumber Company was the place where many Baltimoreans went to get windows repaired and buy supplies to renovate their homes.

Baltimore Tops 300 Homicides with Just Over Two Weeks Left in 2016

Police chief spokesman T.J. Smith speaks about an officer-involved shooting at Coppin State, Courtesy BPD/Periscope

Baltimore returned to a somber milestone last night as three more lives were taken inside the city’s borders, including the city’s 300th and 301st homicide victims of 2016.