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Alabama State victorious over Southern

The Alabama State Hornets held on to beat Southern 31-30 in a Southwestern Athletic Conference game at A.W. Mumford Stadium. Alabama State (7-3 overall, 7-2 SWAC) remains in...

Photo: Albany State University welcomes class of 2017

The Metro Atlanta ASU Alumni chapter held a luncheon for incoming students titled "Welcome to the Family" that helped make the transition of the newly accepted students...

Howard Grad Kasim Reed And Spelman Grad Stacey Abrams To Speak At DNC

On Monday, several Democratic leaders and multiple celebrities are scheduled to offer their shared vision for the future of America in Philadelphia for the 2016 Democratic National...

Alcorn State Named SBN Black College Football National Champions

American Urban Radio Network -(Pittsburgh, PA) –    The Alcorn State University Braves have captured the SBN Sports Black College Football National Championship. The Braves posted a 9-3 regular...

Morehouse Man Spike Lee Blasts Omarosa For Joining Trump Campaign

Perhaps we spoke too soon. We recently covered the news of ex-Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault and her new gig as director of African-American outreach for the Donald Trump presidential campaign. More on...

Bennett College to host biennial Lifestyle Empowerment Conference

Bell Media Group at Bennett College will host its biennial Lifestyle Empowerment Conference Saturday, March 23  from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. The event is located in...

Shaw, St. Augustine’s University students march to vote in Raleigh

A line of over a hundred combined Shaw University and St. Augustine's University students walk through a clutch of political campaigners at the corner of Davie and...

Greenfield speaks at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities CADE Summer Meeting

Dr. Derek Greenfield, director of Diversity and Equity Engagement at Alcorn State University, served as a keynote speaker today at the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities...

Florida Memorial University celebrates Founders Day

Florida Memorial University celebrated its Founders Day today, March 12 at the Susie Halley Religious Center in Miami Gardens, Florida. Florida Memorial’s history and traditions reach back...

Black unemployment falls to 12.6 percent in July

The African-American unemployment rate showed significant improvement in July, falling to 12.6 percent from 13.7 percent in June, according to the U.S. Labor Department. The national unemployment rate also fell...

The Maroon Tiger: ‘President’s View Of Pending Departure’

Ayron Lewallen writes in The Maroon Tiger that while the Dr. John Silvanus Wilson era is coming to an end, ideally, he would have liked to lead...

Jets’ Kenrick Ellis ‘happy’ to be at training camp after jail term

Kenrick Ellis passed his 23 days in jail this summer reading several books. "Rich Dad Poor Dad" was on his list. So were several James Patterson novels,...

DC Students Place in 2014 EnvironMentors National Fair

The National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) EnvironMentors has announced the winners of the State Science Fair for the District of Columbia and the national...

African American female burned, in critical condition

Sharmeka Moffitt, a 20-year-old Louisiana woman, was reportedly set on fire by an apparent Klu Klux Klan attack, police said Monday. Moffitt is being treated at LSU...

Google Matches Beyonce’s Scholarship Effort Towards HBCUs

After the singer donated $25,000 following her Coachella performance, the online search engine matched the singer's grant to benefit four more historical black colleges and universities. Fans are...

HBCU Students and Alum Mourn The Death of Hampton University Grad Yusuf Neville

Yusuf Neville death North Carolinians and members of the Hampton University family are reeling over the death of Yusuf Neville. On Wednesday, Neville, a service manager, committed suicide...
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Caught on Tape: Police Officers Murder Family Man Alton Sterling

A 37-year-old Baton Rouge, Louisiana man named Alton Sterling was gunned down by police late Tuesday night, and was caught on a cellphone which shows the footage...

NCCU Big Victory Over Savannah State Extends Nation’s Longest Conference Winning Streak

(nccueaglepride.com) For the fifth time in the last seven games, North Carolina Central  held its opponent to less than 50 points, while four NCCU men’s basketball starters scored...

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