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UMES joins Oak Ridge Associated Universities

he University of Maryland Eastern Shore joins 105 doctoral-granting institutions as an associate member of Oak Ridge Associated Universities. ORAU brings together university faculty and students to...

GSU Celebrates $50K Win with Radio Host Joyner

Grambling State University celebrated Tuesday. It’s not every day the school gets $50,000 for student scholarships. GSU students welcomed nationally syndicated radio show host Tom Joyner with “We...

Howard University Students Help Bring Life to Sudan

Four sharp-witted engineering students are utilizing their skills acquired at one of the nation’s largest HBCUs to aid impecunious residents in North Africa. These socially conscious young women...

Miss Mykie: From Howard University to ‘106 & Park’

It's always hard for fans when the hosts of “106 & Park” change. Though AJ and Free, the original hosts, left the show in 2005, a Google...

Howard University student Ke’Andrea Ayers: The Making of a Mogul

Determined, a tremendous work ethic, and a smile that lights up the room. That's how one will describe Howard University senior Ke'Andrea Ayers, better known as Kiki, when...

Guiltless Sandusky: The Monster Behind the Penn State Scandal

Disgraced former Penn State defensive coordinator and alleged child molester Jerry Sandusky, who was arrested on Nov.5 for charges of sexually harassing eight boys over a 15-year...

Grambling State University celebrates Graduation and Endowment

Grambling State University graduates — and their graduation speaker — got a big surprise Friday morning when Shreveport Federal Credit Union gave the school a $100,000 check...

Morehouse Glee Club Concert

Morehouse Glee Club Concert with the Washington DC Boys Choir at Shiloh Baptist Church

Girl Power: Jada Pinkett Smith Defends Willow’s Haircut

Jada Pinkett Smith questions her daughter's hair critics opinion on individual freedom when she posted on Facebook recently. Check this out: The question why I would LET Willow...

Hampton’s Cornrows, Dreadlocks Ban Strays Away from its Mission

In this day and age, entrepreneurs flourish by rebelling against traditional values, but a Dean of a renowned university whose roots are deep in Black history seemingly...

Tennessee State Remains No. 1 in HBCU Football

The Tennessee State Tigers are the real deal. The Tigers came from 10 points behind in the fourth quarter to defeat Eastern Kentucky 23-20 to retain the top...

Morgan State University Student Develops an app “4 the Culture”

Ever felt the need to have a black how-to guide at your finger tips ? Well look no further, a mobile app that allows the masses to...

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...

FAMU Is No. 1 Public HBCU In Wall Street Journal Poll

A Florida black university has earned top honor in a recent list that ranks the top HBCUs in the country. FAMU was named the number one public historically...

Hampton Alum & Former NAACP President Ed Tomlin Dies at 63

Ed Tomlin, a longtime civil rights activist and former president of the Marion County NAACP, died suddenly on Monday. He was 63. Tomlin, a native of Ocala, suffered...

Jackson State Holds Vigil for Student Killed Off Campus

It was an emotional night Monday for family, friends and students on the Jackson State University campus. A candlelight vigil and Stop The Violence Rally were held to...

CSU Alum Gives $1 million Gift to Central State University

Businessman, radio journalist and 1963 alumnus Josh Smith presented Central State University with a $1 million gift Tuesday. The gift deepens a longstanding philanthropic relationship between Central...

Obama fails to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Isaac, despite 2007 anti-Bush rhetoric...

President Barack Obama has refused to extend to victims of Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana the same relief he criticized former President George W. Bush for withholding from...

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