HBCU http://wrkf.org en Football Player Boycott At Grambling Highlights Budget Woes http://wrkf.org/post/football-player-boycott-grambling-highlights-budget-woes If you're not a big college football fan, you may have missed the story of an unprecedented player revolt.<p>The players at Grambling State University, a historically black university in Louisiana, <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/swac/2013/10/21/grambling-players-provide-shocking-details-former-coach-swayed-them-back-out-of-protest/3144353/">were angry about a bunch of things</a>. Wed, 06 Nov 2013 21:11:02 +0000 Gene Demby 18468 at http://wrkf.org Football Player Boycott At Grambling Highlights Budget Woes Amid A Rough Patch, Howard University Faces Flagging Morale http://wrkf.org/post/hit-wth-rough-patch-howard-university-faces-flagging-morale Howard University, one of the country's most prominent historically black schools, has hit a rough patch in recent months.<p>The school's Faculty Senate recently voted no confidence in leaders of the school's Board of Trustees. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:46:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 18376 at http://wrkf.org Amid A Rough Patch, Howard University Faces Flagging Morale Grambling Football Strike: Do College Athletes Have Rights? http://wrkf.org/post/grambling-football-strike-do-college-athletes-have-rights <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Grambling+Football+Strike%3A+Do+College+Athletes+Have+Rights%3F&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MDc0NDkyMDEzMTQ4ODU0MTE0OGNiNg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE, from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Later, if you want to find out what actress Alfre Woodard likes to listen to, to relax or get inspired, we will tell you. But first, we want to talk football. Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:49:00 +0000 editor 17839 at http://wrkf.org The Whitest Historically Black College In America http://wrkf.org/post/whitest-historically-black-college-america It opened in the late 19th century as the Bluefield Colored Institute, created to educate the children of black coal miners in segregated West Virginia. Although it still receives the federal funding that comes with its designation as a historically black institution, today Bluefield State College is 90 percent white. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 07:08:00 +0000 Shereen Marisol Meraji 17617 at http://wrkf.org The Whitest Historically Black College In America Recent Findings Question State Support Of Black Colleges http://wrkf.org/post/recent-findings-question-state-support-black-colleges This week, a federal judge <a href="http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-10-08/news/bs-md-black-colleges-rulling-20131007_1_black-institutions-black-colleges-hbcus">found</a> that historically black colleges in Maryland were harmed when better-funded traditionally white institutions offered up the same degree programs in the state.<p>Tricia Bishop of <em>The Baltimore Sun</em> summed up the judge's ruling this way:<p><blockquote><p>"The 60-page opinion ... Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:40:38 +0000 Gene Demby 17306 at http://wrkf.org Recent Findings Question State Support Of Black Colleges