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Grambling State Legend Willie Brown Dies at 78

Longtime Oakland Raiders defensive back, Grambling State Alum and Hall of Famer Willie Brown has died at 78, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Brown played 16 seasons...

HBCUs Pay Higher Fees To Borrow Money. Research Links That Premium To Racism.

Historically black colleges and universities looking to raise money for major projects face higher fees than their non-HBCU counterparts, even...

Court-Ordered Mediation In Maryland HBCU Case Ends Without Agreement

Court-ordered mediation of a 13-year-old case brought by a coalition of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has ended without a resolution.

2 Clark Atlanta, 2 Spelman Students Shot at Block Party

Four HBCU students in Atlanta, GA are recovering after being shot during a back-to-school block party on Tuesday night. Two of the students are Clark Atlanta...

Albany Alums Are Still Fired Up Over A Controversial Bill

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany leaders and alumni from three of Georgia’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), are still fired up over a controversial...

Morris Brown College Remains Focused, Despite Having Just 42 Students

Driving around the Atlanta University Center one sunny afternoon, Dr. Kevin E. James, Morris Brown College’s interim president, had a lot on his mind. Only...

Colin Kaepernick Mural In Atlanta Destroyed Days Before Super Bowl

Just two days before Super Bowl LIII, a prominent mural of Colin Kaepernick was torn down in Atlanta. The mural, which was located on a...

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates The Life Of Member Aretha Franklin

WASHINGTON, DC - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. joins with the family and loved ones of Aretha Franklin in grieving the loss of this music giant. We...

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...

Spelhouse Students Go On Hunger Strike for Better Meal Plans

A group of Spelman and Morehouse College students are on a hunger strike, in an attempt to change school policy and allow the donation of campus meals...

Howard University Cheerleaders Takes a Stand by Taking a Knee

WASHINGTON — A few minutes before kickoff last Saturday at Howard University’s Greene Stadium — about two miles from the White House — the public address announcer...

Donny Picks Unqualified Johnathan Holifield as HBCU Chief, Not Surprised

We all saw this coming, nothing new.  According to The Root; white America’s president furthered his anti-black agenda Monday when Donald Trump selected an untrained, ill-equipped executive director...

Why Did Betsy DeVos Meet Privately With HBCU Leaders?

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met with leaders of several historically black colleges and universities in Florida on Wednesday. The roundtable event was not listed on DeVos' public schedule, which...

Man Accused of Killing Bowie State Student Indicted For Murder

The man accused of killing a Bowie State University student earlier this year has been indicted for his murder. Sean Urbanski, a 22-year-old white student at the University...

HU Prez Slams BET’s ‘The Quad’ For Inaccurate Portrayal Of HBCU Culture

A leader in the historically black college community has blasted BET’s The Quad for distorting HBCU culture and leadership on TV, calling the new drama "fake news" and "a bogus...

Miss Fayetteville State University Bria Perkins Dethroned As Queen Of FSU

Controversy over the removal of Bria Perkins from her Miss Fayetteville State University position is causing concern inside the Fayetteville community. The university also noted the student privacy laws...

5 Howard Students Arrested Protesting Sessions’ Nomination

Five Howard University students were arrested Tuesday afternoon after staging a nonviolent sit-in, protesting the confirmation hearing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions — demanding that he withdraws...

For HBCU Students, Student Loan Crisis Is Ever So Real

HBCU students rely on student loans more than their non-HBCU peers, a new report says.  Black college students borrow, on average, at higher rates than white grads — consequently, they...

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