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Harris’ Campaign Focuses On Black Colleges For Support

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically Black college as “one of the most...

UPDATE: Man fatally shot near NCCU campus identified

The man fatally shot by North Carolina Central University police late Monday has been identified as Tracy Daquan Bost, 22, of Charlotte. He was not a student...

Denzel Washington Will Deliver Commencement Address at Dillard

NEW ORLEANS - Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington will deliver the commencement address at Dillard University in early May, the school announced Tuesday. Washington will give the...

AAMU Business Dean To Head Economic Development Post

Huntsville, Ala. -- Alabama A&M University has named its business college dean to direct ambitious economic development endeavors for the 143-year-old institution. Dr. Delmonize “Del” Smith, current dean...

HBCU Grad Bishop Eddie Long Dies Of Cancer At Age 63

New Birth Missionary Baptist Pastor Eddie Long died in Atlanta on Sunday. He was 63. Long, who attended North Carolina Central University, where he studied Business Administration and graduated...

St. Augustine’s Just Clapped Back At ‘Misleading’ HBCU Newsletter That Predicts University’s Closure

Stating that historically black St. Augustine's is alive and well, school president Everett Ward speaks head-on against an article posted online this week by HBCU Digest with a...

ASU Enters New Partnership With EPA

Alabama State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are partnering together to support campus greening and sustainability at the University. ASU President William H. Harris and...

Winston Salem State Earns No. 4 Seed In NCAA Atlantic Baseball Regional

Indianapolis, Ind. – The five-time defending CIAA Champion, Winston-Salem State University Rams baseball team, was announced as the No. 4 seed in the Atlantic Regional during Sunday...

FAMU announces new halftime concept during football games

With its marching band sidelined because of a deadly hazing incident, Florida A&M University has announced an “enhanced football experience and halftime entertainment,” to keep fans cheering...

Jackson State To Open New Campus

Jackson State University will enroll students at its new 8,600-square-foot campus in Madison as early as this summer. The move to expand the historically black university into the...

FAMU Wins Victoria’s Secret PINK’s “Tweet for the Truck” Competition

Victoria’s Secret PINK, the leading loungewear retailer for young women, announced Florida A&M University (FAMU) as the Florida winner of its “Tweet for the Truck” competition. FAMU...

Here’s Where This Black College Alum Is Moving If Donald Trump Is Elected

It’s time to start believing that Donald Trump could actually become the next leader of the free world. I know, it seems unreal. But Trump is for...

Brand New Student Fitness Center Opening On Clark Atlanta University Campus

ATLANTA — After months of construction, Clark Atlanta University is ready to cut the ribbon Feb. 7, on a brand new student fitness center. Panther Fit, as...

SAVE CHEYNEY UNIVERSITY!!!!!!!!!!!

Governor of the Commonwealth Of Penn Tom Corbett announced his intention to cut the Commonwealth’s investment in all state-owned universities & America’s Oldest Historically Black University Cheyney.
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Bill Cosby: ‘I’m Far From Finished’

The 77-year-old entertainer Bill Cosby says he's "far from finished." Cosby is a longtime supporter and advocate of our country's 107 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). In a 10...

Three Former Students at FAMU Sentenced 10 Years Probation

State Attorney Jeff Ashton wanted to send a harsh message Friday during the sentencing hearing of three ex-FAMU Marching Band members convicted in the hazing death of...

Nigerians Who Escaped Boko Haram Graduate From Texas Southern

Before the tragic story of the more than 200 Nigerian girls who were abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok in April 2014 ever went viral, three women...

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