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‘I’m Home’: Trayvon Martin’s Mother Sybrina Fulton Returns To Grambling As Women’s History Month...

“Ms. Fulton is an important voice for social change today,” said GSU President Rick Gallot. “We are excited for our students to witness her example...

Here’s 5 Reasons Why Mentors Matter

If you trace all the way back to biblical days up until the 21st century, you will find that mentorship was the “secret sauce” for many who made...

Spelman Alumna, Ouleye Warnock Works to Develop a Solution to Human Trafficking

Ouleye Ndoye Warnock, C'2007, is a pioneer. As the inaugural senior human trafficking fellow for the City of Atlanta, she was recently featured in the...

Goal Surpassed: Bennett College Raised $8.2 Million To Help Keep Accreditation

Bennett College's deadline to raise $5 million to help keep their accreditation arrived Monday. Following a 90-minute gathering Monday afternoon, school officials announced that they've...

Colin Kaepernick Mural In Atlanta Destroyed Days Before Super Bowl

Just two days before Super Bowl LIII, a prominent mural of Colin Kaepernick was torn down in Atlanta. The mural, which was located on a...

Papa John’s Donates 500,000 to Bennett College

GREENSBORO — Bennett College says it will get its largest-to-date donation from the foundation of a national pizza chain. The college announced the...

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,...

HBCU Rankings 2019: Top Black Colleges from U.S. News

This U.S. News ranking measures the quality of the undergraduate education at historically black colleges and universities. These HBCUs were compared only with one another for this ranking. To...

NBA Legend Isiah Thomas Partners With Florida Memorial University On ‘Lift Ev’ry Voice’ Initiative

Former NBA player Isiah Thomas will partner with Miami Gardens' Florida Memorial University to encourage athletes, entertainers and other success stories to support Historically Black Colleges and...

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates The Life Of Member Aretha Franklin

WASHINGTON, DC - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. joins with the family and loved ones of Aretha Franklin in grieving the loss of this music giant. We...

New Morehouse President Moves Into The College’s Dorms For His ‘Freshman Year’

Morehouse College's new president, David Thomas, is a different type of president for the storied institution in a couple of ways. First, he is the first president...

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...

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...

The Importance Of Balanced Media Coverage On Historically Black Colleges And Universities

The media plays an immense role in how we perceive the world around us. It is imperative that journalists and news producers remain objective to prevent media...

Beyoncé Set To Give 100k In Grants to 4 HBCUs Following Coachella

For her second BeyGOOD scholars program, Beyoncé will award four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with $25,000 grants for the 2018-2019 academic year​. The Homecoming Scholars Award...

#HUSitIn: How the Home of a Financial Aid Scandal Became a Safe Haven for...

Fifty years ago, solidarity between Howard University students brought national attention to the class of 1968 due to university’s failure to include student input and in 2018,...

Hampton University Student Crowned Mister Black North Carolina

North Carolina now has a new Mister Black North Carolina, Spencer McKan Heath III.  This 20-yr-old Hampton University Junior is a Strategic Communications major with a double...

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