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NIU Black Male Initiative Founder Dom Bramlet is Today’s Honoree

​​The group currently known as Black Male Initiative began as a mentoring project for regularly admitted African-American male students. Don Bramlett, the groups founder and faculty advisor, looked to create a mentoring program to combat the problem of African-American males … Continue reading

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Northern Illinois University Professor Dr. LaVerne Gyant is Today’s Honoree

Dr. LaVerne Gyant is director of the Center for Black Studies and associate professor in Adult Higher Education at Northern Illinois University, where she teaches classes in both adult/higher education and Black Studies. She is a graduate of Cheyney State … Continue reading

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