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This Howard Alumna Was Racially Profiled at Victoria’s Secret

The list of racist retail incidents across the nation just got its latest addition after a Howard University graduate detailed the racial profiling horror — complete with...

Teen Accepted Into 113 Colleges Chooses Full Ride To HBCU, Bennett College

This is the definition of black girl magic. Jasmine Harrison, a 17-year-old from Greensboro, North Carolina, has been accepted into 113 colleges and universities, WFMY, a CBS affiliate...

“Oh, Noooo Barbie, What Is You Doing?”

There's no arguing that Barbies have improved when it comes to inclusivity, as we're no longer only seeing the same straight-sized, blonde, white dolls that were first...

Tom Joyner Will No Longer Play R. Kelly’s Music On His Show

Tom Joyner has taken a step in the right direction by banning R. Kelly’s music. During Jacque Reid’s “Inside Her Story” segment of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke...

Delaware State Mourns Passing Of Former Head Football Coach Al Lavan

Dover, Del.--- Delaware State University Athletics mourns the passing of former Hornet head football coach Alton “Al” Lavan, who died early Monday in Colorado. Lavan was DSU’s head...

FAMU’s School of Nursing Placed on Probation

Florida A&M University’s School of Nursing has been placed on probation by the state Board of Nursing following two consecutive years of low passing rates on license...

Howard University Sit-in Stretches On As Students Keep Up Demands

Students at Howard University, a historically black university in Washington, D.C., are entering the fourth day of their sit-in as they negotiate their demands with the university...

Six Howard University Employees Fired For Misappropriating Financial Aid

Six Howard University employees were fired last year after an internal investigation found the financial aid office had misappropriated university-based grants to some university employees, the school's...

Howard University Community Mourns The Death Of Recent Howard Grad Robert Lawrence

Back in January, friends, and family of the bison community took to social media to talk about reports of Robert Lawrence, a recent Howard University graduate, who...

The Mutiny At Hampton University

Students at one of America’s top HBCUs are protesting a long list of problems faced by students at the school, including sexual assault, safety, food and the...

Morehouse Mourns The Loss Of ‘Iconic’ Journalist Lerone Bennett Jr.

Morehouse College is mourning the loss of one of their noted alumnus and iconic journalist Lerone Bennett Jr. In a post on Twitter Friday, the official Morehouse...

HBCU Grad: ‘HBCUs Are Doing Students A Disservice When They Sell Students A Dream’

The Root recently reported on some disturbing news. According to a new report by AJC, some black colleges are graduating 1 out of 5 freshmen within 6...

The Root: ‘Report Finds Some HBCUs Graduating Less Than 1 Out Of 5 Freshmen...

The Root recently reported an alarming finding about HBCUs in an article, after coming across a new report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that shows that at 20...

Stillman Alumnus And Comedian Steve Brown Viciously Attacked On Stage

Here's Steve Brown, just being him. Father. Husband. Philanthropist and future billionaire. He's also a proud alumnus of Stillman College. "Oh yeah, and I'm a humorist as...

Howard Alum Sen. Kamala Harris Blasts President Trump In A Series Of Tweets

Senator Kamala Harris blasted President Donald Trump and the White House on Friday due to the government shutdown, stating that this shutdown was avoidable. https://twitter.com/kamalaharris/status/954585769129201665 Sen. Harris, who is...

HBCU Fans React On Twitter To Morgan State Alum Mo’Nique’s Plea For Help

Morgan State University alumna and Oscar winner Mo'Nique definitely has something to say, but her plea for help has not been received with universal acclaim. "I am...

Shakyla Hill Becomes First-Ever Grambling State Student-Athlete Featured On SportsCenter Edition ‘The Six’

What a way to start off her new year! GSU junior star guard Shakyla Hill will cherish this year forever, after her coaches and teammates helped her...

Clark Atlanta Alumna, Atlanta Reporter, Amanda Davis Dies After Stroke

ATLANTA — Local television news anchor Amanda Davis died Wednesday after suffering a massive stroke on Tuesday. Davis, 62, died around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday after suffering a stroke at Atlanta’s...
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