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Bill Cosby Case Ends in Mistrial But We’re Still Deliberating His Legacy

The judge in the Bill Cosby trial declared a mistrial Saturday after the jury failed to reach a verdict in the case. The jurors...

Norfolk State Football Signee Shooting in New Jersey

Norfolk State football signee Dy-Shawn Simpkins Jr., who enrolled in January, was killed in a shooting near his native East Orange, N.J., on Friday,...

ABFF Launches New Initiative, Greenlighters Academy in Los Angeles

The ABFF Greenlighters Academy is a new educational initiative recently launched in Spring by the American Black Film Festival to give African American students...

STEAM – Student Lead Instruction in Higher Education

STEAM - Student Lead Instruction in Higher Education by Prof. William Jackson - Educational Technology, Social Media and STEM #EducationalTechnology "there should never be the thought if we should...

Suspect Identified in Stabbing Death of Bowie State Student

A 22-year-old University of Maryland student has been charged in the stabbing death of a Bowie State University student early Saturday morning in College...

NCCU Awards Its First Doctorates In Biosciences To Three Black Women

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) achieved an important milestone by awarding its first Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in more than a half-century during the...

Howard University Grad, Boluwatife Aiki-Raji, Lands Software Engineer Position With Twitter

Boluwatife Aiki-Raji, also known as Bolu, has been offered a position from Twitter working as their Software Engineer upon graduating from Howard University. Prior to...

WSSU Pledges Support For Entrepreneurship In Winston-Salem

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – In an unprecedented and historic demonstration of solidarity, Winston-Salem State University joined leaders from five other Winston-Salem-based colleges and universities earlier...

Here’s Why It’s Absolutely Shocking For Trump To Suggest Funds For HBCUs Is Unconstitutional

It's no surprise that President of The United States has his gun always loaded towards his next target. And last week was no exception,...

Here’s What Happens When You Don’t Listen To 50K Petitions From B-CU Community

B-CU graduating students booed and turned their backs on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as she delivered on Wednesday the B-CU commencement address. From CNN: Education Secretary...

Bethune-Cookman University Prez On Betsy DeVos As Speaker: ‘Mary McLeod Bethune Would Approve’

Dr. Edison O. Jackson — who has invited Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to speak at Bethune-Cookman University’s spring commencement — has responded to the criticism issued by B-CU...

Beyoncé Offering Scholarships To Two Female Students At HBCUs

Beyoncé has announced the funding of her new college scholarship for young women, Formation Scholars program. Beyoncé, who is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Lemonade, is...

B-CU Students Launches Petition To Block Betsy DeVos From Speaking At Their Commencement

Bethune-Cookman University students and alumni launched a petition to rally support for their efforts to block Betsy DeVos from speaking at their commencement. The petition,...

Inaugural Maroon And Gray Affair Is A Smashing Success At TSU

HOUSTON (May 1, 2017) – Texas Southern University held its inaugural Maroon and Gray Affair on April 29 at the Marriott Marquis Houston and...

HBCU Journalism Students Tapped For Prestigious Summer Fellowship

WASHINGTON D.C. – Chevrolet is putting more students in the driver’s seat with the expansion of its Discover the Unexpected (DTU) fellowship program. Now...

North Carolina A&T Running Back Tarik Cohen Selected By Chicago Bears In NFL Draft

North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen was taken by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the 2017 Draft on Saturday. Cohen, a...

Saint Augustine’s Grad April Qualls Is Building Her Own Personal ‘Empire’

Saint Augustine’s University graduate and Los Angeles native April Qualls is on fire! From practicing in the Seby Jones Theater on campus to walking...

CAU student picked for prestigious Georgia News Lab

ATLANTA (April 26, 2017)    Clark Atlanta University junior mass media arts student Savannah West, who was selected in April as a 2017-2018 participant in...
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Nominations Open: 2017 HBCU Top 30 Under 30

Do you know a student at a historically black college or university (HBCU) who exemplifies greatness, inspires their community, or represents their school beautifully? For...