Coppin State University hired alum Larry Stewart as its new head men's basketball coach after firing Juan Dixon amid a sex assault lawsuit. Stewart said he felt "thankful and blessed and appreciated the opportunity."

After six seasons, Juan Dixon is out as Coppin State University's head basketball coach amid an unresolved sexual assault lawsuit against the historically Black college in Baltimore.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan offered up to $100 million over 10 years to settle a lawsuit over HBCU funding inequality.

A civil rights group is suing Maryland’s Higher Education Commission for allegedly discriminating against the state’s four historically black colleges. The plaintiffs argue that Morgan State University, Coppin State University, Bowie State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore have underdeveloped programs because black schools are funded in a manner that puts predominately white […]