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Alumna Dr. Felecia M. Nave Becomes Alcorn State University’s First Female President

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Alcorn State University has inaugurated its first female president! Dr. Felicia M. Nave is especially equipped for the job seeing as that she is...

Winning HBCUs and Divine 9 Orgs for The Metamucil 2 Week Challenge Announced

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Congratulations to the first place winners that will receive $10,000 courtesy of Metamucil: Southern University, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and Sigma Gamma Rho...

Hampton University Alumna, MSNBC President Rashida Jones To Deliver Commencement Address

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Ambitious Hampton University alumna Rashida Jones is set to be her alma mater's commencement speaker this spring. Jones, who was announced as the new...

North Carolina A&T’s New Engineering Complex To Bear Chancellor Martin’s Name

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Harold L. Martin, Sr., the longest serving chancellor in the UNC system, is getting a big honor from North Carolina A&T State University! Read...

Meet The Family That Has Reigned At FAMU For Generations

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Over the weekend Erika Johnson, the 114th Miss FAMU, made her family proud as she experienced her coronation celebration. Yet the story of the...

Maia Chaka, The NFL’s First Black Female Official, Is Norfolk State University Alumna

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"I never thought this day would come," Norfolk State University alumna Maia Chaka. Today, Chaka joined the ranks of history-making HBCU graduates with her...

Florida A&M University Announces 6-Year Partnership With Nike

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Florida A&M University has always been a leader in HBCU athletics, and now their games will look a whole lot sharper. Learn about FAMU's...

Vernon E. Jordan Jr., A Howard University Law Graduate, Passes Away At 85

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Vernon E. Jordan Jr., Esq. is being remembered at Howard University after his recent passing on March 1, 2021 at age 85. He was...

A Tuskegee University Alum And His Fraternity Brother Are Behind A Booming Fedora Company

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According to the founders of WEAR BRIMS, "everyone deserves a compliment." And with the confidence that wearing their luxury fedora hats brings, it's easy...

Howard And Norfolk State Graduates Join Forces For One Of Virginia’s Largest Road Projects

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2 graduates from Howard University and Norfolk State University are working together to bring one of the largest road construction projects in Virginia! Get...

28 Excelling Black Entertainers Under 28

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In honor of the end of Black History Month, and on this Golden Globe Awards Sunday, it's important to honor the next generation of...

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. Founder Frank B. Coakley Passes Away

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We are sorry to share the sad news that Frank B. Coakley, a founding member Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. has passed away. The...

Fisk University Jubilee Singers Featured In National Museum of African American Music Exhibit

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Fisk University's famed Jubilee Singers are again making waves with their induction into a new exhibit at a new museum in the heart of...

Howard Student Goes Viral After Tweeting Acceptance Into Harvard Law School

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Congratulations are in order to Howard University student Abigail Hall! She has recently gone viral after tweeting a monumental accomplishment: she was accepted into...

NFL Writer And Howard Graduate Terez Paylor Passes Away Unexpectedly At 37

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Sad news for the sports world today. Howard University graduate Terez Paylor has recently passed away. Paylor made a name for himself covering football...

9 HBCUs On Board In $130M Economic Mobility Plan To Revitalize Southern Communities

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Businesses and communities across the southern U.S. affected adversely by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive a huge boost from a new partnership that includes...

Clark Atlanta Student Ashton Edmunds Shares Why The Atlanta Student Movement Inspires Him

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The HBCU experience is very impactful for personal growth, yet it is just as important for the growth of others. Sharing the reasons why...

HBCUs Have Continuously Produced Generations Of Black Women Leaders

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HBCUs have led the way in providing opportunities for Black students in education. Yet it isn't highlighted enough just how many trailblazing women have...

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