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41 Noteworthy HBCU Alumni in Entertainment

Attending college at a historically black institution is an experience that is unparalleled. It is often suggested that these schools are inferior, or not as esteemed or...

Three HBCU Graduates Become The First Beer Bar in Harlem 100% African-American Owned

Three graduates of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are bringing a stylish take to a trendy craft beer bar in New York’s historic Harlem neighborhood. On...

5 Reason You Should Attend the #BYOBretreat

Over 1000+ diverse founders, leaders, creatives, mentors, brands, athletes & entrepreneurs gathered in Washington D.C. during Memorial Day weekend for the #BYOBretreat. A little mixture of Forbes x...

Smithsonian Exhibit Highlights Oprah Winfrey

"This is not a show for Oprah or by Oprah," he said. "This is a show about other issues using the lens of Oprah." Among the first objects...

This Howard Alumna Was Racially Profiled at Victoria’s Secret

The list of racist retail incidents across the nation just got its latest addition after a Howard University graduate detailed the racial profiling horror — complete with...

How A Black Woman Shut Down Racist Border Patrol Agents

When possible, we all have to find ways to resist. Whether it is filming police assaulting an unarmed man, peacefully protesting by kneeling, or what a young...

CNN: DeVos, Trump, and what we’re missing about HBCUs

(CNN) Once again, leaders at historically black colleges and universities find themselves in the news responding to a move by the Trump administration. Wednesday, it was Education Secretary...

Jackson State Makes HBCU History With NASA Partnership

Bynum said the partnership will aid in recruitment efforts because “a big part of this program is about getting a lot of internship opportunities for our students....

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Just Gave $1 Million To This HBCU

After donating a huge gift to their alma mater, it’s clear Black-ishcreator Kenya Barris, and his wife, Dr. Rainbow Barris live by the motto, “To whom much...

Tuskegee University Launches First Cybersecurity Focused Engineering Degree

Tuskegee University launched what it is calling the first of its kind computer engineering program focusing on cybersecurity at a Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU). The new...

Nine Top Cincinnati High School Students Commit to TSU

NASHVILLE, TN (TSU News Service) — Tennessee State University continues to attract the best and brightest from across the nation. Nine graduating seniors, each with a 4.0 grade...

Southern University Set to Launch First Medical Marijuana Program

Southern University and Agricultural and Medicinal College, a historically black university in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has solidified its stake in Louisiana’s medical marijuana industry. On Friday, the school’s...

2018 MOBE Symposium Connected Major Brands to the Nearly 1.2 Trillion Dollar Buying Power 

Newark, New Jersey, May 16, 2018 – More than 250 entrepreneurs, marketing and advertising executives attended the 2018 Marketing Opportunities in Business and Entertainment (MOBE) Symposium recently...

Graduation Season 2018: On Being Black and “GOALD” and Proud

It’s graduation season and if your social media timelines look anything like mine, you too are witnessing a photo flood of newly minted HBCU alums, flourishing in...

HBCU Alumna Taraji P. Henson is Engaged!

Two-time HBCU attendant and graduate of Howard University Taraji P. Henson, 47, recently said yes to a marriage proposal from boyfriend Kelvin Hayden, 34, former NFL star. Henson...

21 Year Old Student at Prairie View A&M Named City Councilman

Two months before his 22nd birthday, Xante Wallace will receive his diploma on graduation day at Prairie View A&M University Saturday. In two weeks, he'll take the oath...

Teen Accepted Into 113 Colleges Chooses Full Ride To HBCU, Bennett College

This is the definition of black girl magic. Jasmine Harrison, a 17-year-old from Greensboro, North Carolina, has been accepted into 113 colleges and universities, WFMY, a CBS affiliate...

“Oh, Noooo Barbie, What Is You Doing?”

There's no arguing that Barbies have improved when it comes to inclusivity, as we're no longer only seeing the same straight-sized, blonde, white dolls that were first...
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