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House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi Marks Historic 140th Spring Commencement At Morgan State

Morgan State University President David Wilson announced today that the first woman Speaker of the House of Representatives and current House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will be...

Public radio station to go on the air in Delaware, University of Delaware and...

DOVER -- Until now, Delaware has been the last state without its own public radio station. That will change this summer. Delaware First Media, the University of Delaware and...

Virginia State Alum Wale Travels Through History With His Queen In ‘Black Bonnie’ Video:...

Wale works a Bonnie-and-Clyde narrative into his progressive black love storyline in “Black Bonnie.” The Yasha Gruben-directed clip starts with a simple statement -- “Beside every good...

6 HBCUs Promoting Global Studies

Alcorn State University, Office of Global Programs Through its Office of Global Programs (OGP), Alcorn State offers students unique and rewarding international experiences and general global understanding, both in other countries...

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...

Dallas School District Bringing ‘HBCU Experience’

(North Dallas Gazette) Choosing a college can be a life-changing experience. However, that experience can be a daunting challenge for prospective first-generation students whose families may be unfamiliar...

This HBCU is the First to Claim Moot Court Title

The Morehouse College Moot Team recently became the first historically black college or university (HBCU) to earn a national title at the American Collegiate Moot Court Association. From BlackManCan.org, "The...

Morehouse Grad & Longtime Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Dead at 75

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Julian Bond, a major figure in the 1960s civil rights movement who served as a longtime board chairman of the NAACP,...

Albany State Lowers Out-of-State Tuition

Albany State has joined a group of higher education institutions to promote enrollment and make things more attractive for out-of-state students. Each University System college in Albany and...

3 Members of Florida DOC, Also Members of KKK – Arrested for Murder Plot

Chicago Tribune  Two current and one former prison employee who all belonged to the Ku Klux Klan planned to kill a black inmate as he was released in...

Howard University students call for boycott of upcoming Tonéx concert

Award-winning gospel artist Tonéx has been the subject of much controversy within the church community for many years, due to his music and image, then for coming out...

Retired HBCU Presidents Start Search Firm for Black-College Leaders

How do you strengthen historically black colleges and universities? By strengthening the pipeline of administrators to run them. At least that’s the solution being taken up by...

These HBCUs And The State Of Maryland Have Been Locked In Court Battle For...

Advocates for four HBCUs have waged a court battle against the state of Maryland for the last 13 years. After...

SC State Graduate Overcomes Medical Problems

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Henry wasn't expected to live past age 5. Born with the medical condition hydrocephalus, also referred to as "water on the brain," he has...

Prairie View Panthers Gets Big Win Over Jackson State

The Prairie View A&M Panthers first win of the football season against the Jackson State Tigers was awesome for two reasons: 1. Not since 1970 has the PVAMU Panthers been...

HBCU Gameday: ‘Four HBCU Players Invited To NFL Draft Combine’

Gerald Huggins writes at HBCU Gameday that four players who attended historically black colleges have been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, which begins later this month. "All...

Hampton University Lady Pirates Head Coach Feels ‘Disrespected’ by NCAA Seeding

Last season, the NCAA women's tournament selection committee surprised Hampton coach David Six, giving the Lady Pirates a 13th seed, the highest ever earned by a Mid-Eastern...

Akon’s Solar Academy to Supply Electricity to 600 Million People Across Africa

CNN Akon’s back, but this time he’s got his eye on more than just the smash single of the summer. The Sengalese-American singer announced on Thursday that he’s launching...

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