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Cheyney University’s Accreditation Is Reaffirmed

After years of struggle, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education announced on Monday that Cheyney University—the historically Black university located in Pennsylvania—will keep...

BET Networks And Facebook Watch Launch Digital Series, ‘We Own Homecoming’

"We Own Homecoming" will examine the history and legacies of HBCU's through the lens of homecomings. There’s a new series all about...

Are Historically Black Colleges And Universities On ‘Brink Of Disaster?’

Historically black colleges and universities are ‘on the brink of disaster,’ according to The Hechinger Report.  HBCUs enroll and graduate...

Grambling State Legend Willie Brown Dies at 78

Longtime Oakland Raiders defensive back, Grambling State Alum and Hall of Famer Willie Brown has died at 78, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Brown played 16 seasons...

What Advice Would You Give To Yourself Freshman Year Of College?

1. Go to class. This may seem like a no brainer, but it is still important that...

HBCUs Pay Higher Fees To Borrow Money. Research Links That Premium To Racism.

Historically black colleges and universities looking to raise money for major projects face higher fees than their non-HBCU counterparts, even...

House Of Representatives Pass FUTURE Act

On Tuesday, the United States House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 2486, the Fostering Undergraduate Talent by Unlocking Resources for...

Black Women Entrepreneurs Pay Off Debt For 30 Students At This HBCU

“God has been so good to us both. It just felt right.” That's what Pinky Cole, the creator of the...

Surprise, Surprise: Fox News Host Doesn’t Think Elite Black Athletes Belong At HBCUs

As they approached the subject around an article written by Jemele Hill (called It’s Time for Black Athletes to Leave White Colleges), Fox...

Court-Ordered Mediation In Maryland HBCU Case Ends Without Agreement

Court-ordered mediation of a 13-year-old case brought by a coalition of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has ended without a resolution.

Here’s Why You Should Consider Pledging A Black Greek Lettered Organization

Pledging a Black Greek Lettered Organization (BGLO) is one of the most important decisions that you can make during your...

2 Clark Atlanta, 2 Spelman Students Shot at Block Party

Four HBCU students in Atlanta, GA are recovering after being shot during a back-to-school block party on Tuesday night. Two of the students are Clark Atlanta...

Central State University Grad, Austin Oten’s New Clothing Brand Is Definitely Black Meets Skate-Punk

Last May, Central State University graduate Austin Oten released his new clothing brand, Wrath, which is a skate-punk clothing brand...

Watching ‘When They See Us’ Is An Act Of Social Justice

Apparently, no one was ready for Ava DuVernay’s recent series, When They See Us. Across social media, discourse about the movie...

This 16 Year Old Is Heading To NCCU With 1.5 Million In Scholarships

Ny’Quasia Brown For New Bern, N.C., native, Ny’Quasia Brown, the dream of attending college was one she was set on realizing.

Our ’Forever First Lady’ Michelle Obama Surprise Students At Spelman College

A group of students at Spelman College in Atlanta had a session Saturday they won't soon forget.

Albany Alums Are Still Fired Up Over A Controversial Bill

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany leaders and alumni from three of Georgia’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), are still fired up over a controversial...

HBCU Grad, Olympia Auset Wants To Reopen Healthy Food Store In Nipsey Hussle’s Neighborhood

When L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and activist, Nipsey Hussle, died last month, he was in the midst of inspiring a health revolution for the Black community. His advocacy...

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