Daily Archive: May 19, 2013

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    Obama’s Morehouse Visit Shines Spotlight On HBCUs

    ATLANTA (AP) — When President Barack Obama addresses graduates at Morehouse College on Sunday, he’ll also be speaking to the broader community of historically black colleges and universities — a proud corner of higher education that has struggled more than most during the last few years of economic distress. The so-called HBCUs educate a hugely …

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    Authorities: Hofstra Student Was Killed By Police

    (AP) — A Hofstra University student being held in a headlock at gunpoint by an intruder was accidentally shot and killed by a police officer who had responded to the home invasion at an off-campus home, police said Saturday. Junior public relations major Andrea Rebello was shot once in the head early Friday morning by an officer who …