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Beyoncé will award four $25,000 grants to students at Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman — all HBCUs.

Four $25,000 Grants To Be Awarded To Students At Xavier University, Wilberforce University, Tuskegee University And Bethune-Cookman University – All Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCUs) Today, Beyoncé, through her BeyGOOD initiative, announces the four schools to receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Universities, Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman, are all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  HBCUs are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community.  On Saturday, April 14, Beyoncé made history at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music...

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MDOT: I-696 closure to begin with little warning

 Cross said the closure date will be determined when a contract is approved. Once the contract is approved, Cross said construction will begin almost immediately. “Once we know, we will announce the closure date and it will happen pretty fast,” she said. The route is expected to affect 50,000 to 70,000 drivers during the summer, Cross said. That closure coincides with another I-696 project MDOT officials announced this year to repair 18 miles in Oakland County. The $20 million effort includes asphalt joint repairs and concrete replacement between Interstates 94 and 275. The state is tackling both projects at once in...

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