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Jackson State Students Protest Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

A group of around 100 students marched across campus with duct tape on their mouths and wearing signs that read "I AM BLACK EXCELLENCE"...

Hampton University Welcomes 1,000 New Students to the ‘Home by the Sea’

Hampton, Va. - Hampton University will roll out the "blue" carpet for approximately 1,000 new students from across the country and around the world...

Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute marks 2 years in operation

Two years ago, in September 2010, the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute treated its first patient for prostate cancer. After years of planning and...

Wilberforce University student and cousin make their vision a reality

By Beth Anspach DAYTON — With the growing number of vacant and depressed properties in Dayton, cousins Yemoni Huguely and Armond Darby are becoming alarmed...

Iota Phi Theta Founder Barron Willis Has Died

The Iota Phi Theta family is mourning the loss of one of its brothers. Barron Willis, one of the 12 founders of Iota Phi Theta...

Thurgood Marshall College Fund And Apple To Create New HBCU Scholarship Program

On Aug. 25, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) started admitting applicants for its brand new scholarship institute, the Apple HBCU Scholars Program. Slated as now...

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...

Former Atlanta Mayor, Kasim Reed To Address Howard Class Of 2019

Announcing that the former mayor of Atlanta will address the Howard class of 2019, this HBCU graduated is returning to his alma mater. ”Howard...

Delaware State Celebrates First-Ever Graduation of its MBA Cohort in Vietnam

Delaware State University’s Harry L. Williams recently led a DSU delegation to Vietnam to celebrate the first graduating class of its Master of Business...

TSU Provides Creative Space for Students With New On-Campus Studio

Tennessee State University's new on-campus music studio is preparing students for the music industry.

Episode 2: Who Run The World: HBCU Women of Power

Beyonce couldn’t have said it better, girls run the world! And for this show we chose to highlight women in the HBCU community that...

Assistant Coach of Bowie State Football Team selected for NCAA Expert Form

  Bowie, MD – Bowie State University assistant football coach Antone' Sewell has been selected to participate in the 2011 NCAA Expert Forum to be...

The Black Beat: ‘Grambling Transfer Miguel Mendez Eager To Uphold G-Men’s Historic National Title’

E'Vonne Gipson writes at The Black Beat that Miguel Mendez, a California native, is thrilled to play on a team that's winning like Grambling State...

Shooting at WSSU Kills 1 and Injures Another

WXII WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —Winston-Salem State University officials said one person was killed, and another was injured during an early-morning shooting on campus. The shooting was reported...

ECSU Interim Chancellor Elected to Permanent Status by UNC System

Today, the Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina system elected Elizabeth City State University's Interim Chancellor Dr. Thomas Conway to permanent...

A New Academic Program That Will Give Benedict College Students “The Edge”

Benedict College has teamed up with three other local colleges to offer students an edge in the global technology economy in a program called...

Twin sisters Kirstie and Kristie Bronner named Spelman Co-Valedictorians

The Bronner Sisters, identical twins Kirstie and Kristie Bronner, have been named co-valedictorians for the Spelman College Class of 2013. With a 4.0 GPA,...

Diversity, HBCU Recruiter Allegedly Fired At Google Over Her Baltimore Accent

The tech industry is a pipeline that HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) are collectively working to get their students into. However, a former...