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Sharp drop in African-American male enrollment in med schools

Sharp drop in African-American male enrollment in med schoolsWASHINGTON (NNPA) – Fewer African-American males were enrolled in the first year of medical schools last year than 32 years ago, a trend that, if left uncorrected, could hamper efforts to provide quality health care to underserved communities, according to a top officer in the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).
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DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES:

DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES:Dred Scott's Fight for Freedom
Tuesday, May 21, 1:30 p.m.
Minnesota African American Museum (MAAM –location TBA), 1700 Third Avenue South, Mpls.
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DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Annual Labor History Tour : Steel Rails, Strong Hearts

DAVID NOBLE LECTURE SERIES: Annual Labor History Tour : Steel Rails, Strong HeartsSunday, May 19, 2 p.m.

Union Depot, 214 Fourth Street East Join Dave Riehle and historian James Robinson, a scholar of the dining car waiters organizations, for a tour of sites and settings associated with the history of African American railroad workers. Tour starts at the renovated Union Depot. Cosponsored by MnDOT African American Employee Resource Group (AAERG).
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Students Blockade Macalester Administration Building

Ongoing occupation escalates to human blockade of all outer doors to Weyerhaeuser Hall; students outraged by continued absence of President Rosenberg
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Schools without a majority: Implications and opportunities

Schools without a majority: Implications and opportunitiesThe 16th annual Julian Parker Lecture will be held 7:00-8:30 pm on Thursday, May 9, in Opus Hall on the Minneapolis campus of the University of St. Thomas. This year's program is titled "Schools Without a Majority: Implications and Opportunities."
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Write On: Minneapolis Urban League Academy students learn about publishing career pathways

Write On: Minneapolis Urban League Academy students learn about publishing career pathwaysCelebrating the power of words and the art of writing, Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) Academy School students will be afforded the opportunity to express their personal viewpoints, learn about publishing career pathways, produce their own book, and be taught first hand that English class and communication skills do matter and can serve them well for a lifetime.
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Morgan State University wins academic championships

Morgan State University wins academic championships(BLACK PR WIRE) – After two days of intense competition among 250 students representing 48 competing teams, Morgan State University claimed its second National Championship title in a row at the 24th Annual Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), an annual academic event featuring the best and brightest students from the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Enduring a year-long program of study and preparation, the Morgan State University team emerged victorious at the National Championship Tournament held on the Los Angeles-area campus of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., and took home $50,000 in grants for their school.
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