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The Black Black Spiderman We’ve Been Waiting For

Marvel and Spider-Man fans have been waiting for a film featuring Miles Morales, the Brooklyn-raised black Spider-Man partially inspired by Donald Glover, for quite some time now. Morales will finally...

Maryland HBCUs One Step Closer to Victory

Bowie State University graduate student Elijah Bell Clarke sensed history was looming as he and a classmate drove to Richmond, Dec. 11, to listen to...

COMPLEX: Exploring the Bond Between Hip-Hop and HBCUs

Understanding the impact that HBCUs have on African-American youth, The Home Depot has committed to revitalizing HBCU campuses through its Retool Your School Campus Improvement...

Spelman is Gifted $30M

ATLANTA (December 13, 2018) — Spelman College has received the largest gift from living donors in its 137-year history from...

Morris Brown President Stanley Pritchett To Resign

Stanley Pritchett, who joined the Morris Brown College leadership team to help steer the school through a financial crisis and remained there for more than a decade,...

Wiley College President Graduates from JSU

(Jackson, Miss.) It has been an arduous, challenging and triumphant journey for Wiley College President Herman J. Felton Jr. One could say that statistically, the Jacksonville, Florida,...

Bianca Golden, NYC Teacher Keeps It Real With Students

When a Black, HBCU-educated woman is passionate about the work she does, you'll know it. This is exactly the case for former America's Next Top Model contestant,...

Over $10 Million Raised to Preserve Historic Black Sites By The National Trust

Nov. 15, 2018 – WASHINGTON) Thursday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the...

Florida Recount Begins For Governor & Senate

The counting is over. Now, the recounting begins. More than three days after the polls closed in Florida, the secretary of state announced on Saturday afternoon that the...

HBCU Buzz and HRC Partner to Create First-Ever LGBTQ HBCU Alumni Network

Today, HRC and HBCU Buzz, the premier news site covering historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), announced a partnership dedicated to creating the first-ever LGBTQ HBCU Alumni Network. The...

Phylicia Rashad Talks Preserving The Spirit Of Howard University With Essence

Like thousands of Americans this college homecoming season, I think back to a place I love – a place that shaped me as a young woman, a...

Anthony Anderson Plans To Graduate Howard University Class Of 2022 With His Son

Anthony Anderson has big plans in the works. The Black-ish star tells Jimmy Fallon that he’s on the road to graduating from Howard University alongside his son,...

Fisk University Unveils a Recycling and Organics Collection Program

Nashville, Tenn., October 29, 2018 – Fisk University unveiled a new recycling and organics collection program during a ceremony held on campus Monday, October 22, 2018. Fisk University has...

Here’s 5 Black Billionaires You Should Know

Coming from nothing and making it into the world is the ultimate American dream, based on the perennial rags-to-riches story. Yet becoming a billionaire does not only...

Dillard University Offers New Restaurant & Catering Management Course

NEW ORLEANS – Responding to the needs of the community, the Dillard Ray Charles Program in African American Culture is offering new Restaurant & Catering Management Intensive...

American Bar Association Approves Recommendations for Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern

HOUSTON (October 4, 2018) – The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association (ABA) has approved the...

Howard Men’s Soccer’s Carlos Caro Picked SBC Defensive Player of the Week

Howard Men’s Soccer’s Carlos Caro Picked SBC Defensive Player of the Week Junior goalkeeper recognized for an incredible performance against VMI NEW ORLEANS (October 2, 2018) – The Sun...

”What I’ve Been Told So Far Doesn’t Make Sense” – Mother of Shot &...

Durham police are investigating the fatal shooting of an North Carolina Central University student last week by a security guard at an off-campus apartment complex. On Monday police...

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