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Michelle Obama Sends a Message to Her Younger Self

Black Enterprise As part of her #DearMe campaign, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a video message to herself with the mission to inspire and empower...

Kenyetta Festival of Women in Jazz celebrates Nina Simone at Spelman College

ATLANTA -- The music and civil rights activism of legendary singer/songwriter Nina Simone will be celebrated at the 5th Kenyetta: A Festival of Women in...

Nissan Gives $250,000 to Local HBCU’s

CANTON, Miss. —Nissan announced on Friday the donation of $250,000 to six local Historically Black Colleges and Universities to promote their STEM (science, technology,...

3 Funders HBCUs Should Know

(Inside Philanthropy) Giving to higher education hit an all-time high of nearly $34 billion in 2013, according to the Council for Aid to Education. Unfortunately,...

Dallas School District Bringing ‘HBCU Experience’

(North Dallas Gazette) Choosing a college can be a life-changing experience. However, that experience can be a daunting challenge for prospective first-generation students whose families...

Focus on NC Public HBCUs sharpens

(The Charlotte Post) African-American lawmakers are taking a proactive approach to maintaining North Carolina’s historically black public colleges. The North Carolina Legislative Caucus met Tuesday with...

Community College Students in California Guaranteed Admission to 9 HBCUs

(The Root) The pipeline from community college to a four-year university can be shaky, since students often attend community college in hopes of improving their...

American Baptist College To Re-open New Dorm

Nashville, Tennessee American Baptist College, an Historical Black College and University in Nashville, Tennessee, is set to re-open a dormitory that has not been open...

HBCU Students Gives Up Days of Spring Break for a Good Cause

Several students attending Atlanta Black colleges gave up days of their spring break to help register Ferguson voters instead.  Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse...

TSU To Bring Data Science Experts from Harvard, China

The Tennessean Tennessee State University is jumping on a growing industry: data science. The university’s college of engineering presents a two-day data sciences workshop, bringing experts...

UVI Invites Community To Celebrate UVI Pride

University of the Virgin Island newsroom The University of the Virgin Islands has dubbed March 23 – March 27 as Pride Week, a time for...

Paul Quinn Administrator Hopes 1910 Lynching Helps Dallas Confront Racist Past

Dallas Morning News A Paul Quinn College administrator says he’s trying to help Dallas confront its racist history. So last week, Dr. Christopher Dowdy published a website on...

Howard To Host Entrepreneurship Fair

Howard University will be hosting a fair for Howard Entrepreneurs on April 2nd. The “Howard’s Very Own” Entrepreneurship Fair gives business owners a chance...

Huston-Tillotson Professor Spends a Year Living in Dumpster

The New Zealand Herald Jeff Wilson's life had all the trappings of a conventional adult existence. For starters, he was living in a comfortable, 280sqm Texas,...

Fayetteville State Nursing Program Gets Upgrade

FAYETTEVILLE (WTVD) --The lab on the third floor of Fayetteville State University's nursing building works like several wings in a hospital. Patients with contusions, bruises,...

Apple Commits Over $50 Million to Diversity Efforts

Fortune A flashy new smart watch isn’t all Apple has up its sleeve. The company is donating more than $50 million to organizations that aim...

Grambling State Police Now Wear Body Cameras

GRAMBLING, LA (KSLA) – Grambling State University police are now wearing body cameras, thanks to a grant the department received last year. Interim Police Chief...

9 Fisk and Tennessee State Students Challenge State Voter ID Law

The Daily Beacon A group of Nashville students filed a federal lawsuit earlier last week challenging a 2011 Tennessee voter identification law. Nine students from...

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