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SC State Not Alone Among HBCUs Struggling to Survive

Greenville Online  While decades of leadership strife have contributed to South Carolina State University’s fiscal crisis, it is certainly not alone among historically black colleges nationwide struggling to...

Douglas Covington, former Alabama A&M president, passes away

- Douglas Covington, who served as president at Alabama A&M University from 1984-87, died Wednesday. He was 77. Covington was Alabama A&M's sixth president. In 1995, Covington became the...

HBCU Grad Omarosa Allegedly Secretly Recorded Conversations With Trump While Working At The White...

Writing that a Central State University graduate, and also a Howard University graduate, had secretly recorded conversations with President Donald Trump while working at the White House...

UPDATE: Arrest made in shooting death of Tuskegee student, Bobby Smith, Jr.

Tuskegee University Police say Kentavious Holland, 22, was arrested and taken to the Macon County Jail in the shooting death of student Bobby Smith, Jr. No motive is...

Another Fake Kappa Member Is Exposed

Everybody wants to be a sorority and fraternity member, but no one wants to do work. Take Pastor Mark Burns for example. Burns made quite a bit of news...

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...

Two White Faculty Members Sue Alabama State For Racial Discrimination

Two white faculty members at Alabama State University have filed a lawsuit contending that the historically black university is racist toward whites in its hiring and admission...

Mississippi Valley State player dies in car accident

A member of the Mississippi Valley State football team died in a one-car accident which injured three of his teammates Thursday night. The driver, Kevin Monzon, a 19-year-old...

String of Shootings at Black Colleges

Miles College. North Carolina A&T State University. North Carolina Central University. Tennessee State University. Texas Southern University. Winston-Salem State University. All are historically black colleges or universities, and...

Top HBCUs increase school tuition

Despite the fact that the cost of tuition for attending college has increased over the years, Historically Black Colleges and Universities have become less expensive alternatives by...

Iowa State Too Much for NCCU in NCAA Debut

SAN ANTONIO — N.C. Central introduced its men’s basketball team to America on Friday night. The No. 14 seed Eagles ran their motion offense, found their shots and used...

Cheyney University President Howard-Vital to Retire

Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital, the president of Cheyney University, has announced an unexpected retirement effective by the end of July. Howard-Vital, who has been Cheyney’s president for the...

NCCU Student Found Dead in Ben Ruffin Residence Hall Dorm

Investigation is underway after a student was found dead inside Ben Ruffin Residence Hall, a dorm at North Carolina Central University, according to WTVD. Authorities said 22-year-old Kewanne...

Shaw, St. Augustine’s University students march to vote in Raleigh

A line of over a hundred combined Shaw University and St. Augustine's University students walk through a clutch of political campaigners at the corner of Davie and...

Morehouse Grad, DHS Head Jeh Johnson Admits To Being Racially Profiled

In early July, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, who is a graduate of HBCU Morehouse College in Atlanta, and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton appeared on CNN...

Brian Stewart, Morgan State University student, allegedly rejected from fraternity because he is gay

A fraternity at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD, is coming under fire after members allegedly rejected a pledge because of his sexual orientation. Brian Stewart, a former...

HBCU “Equality Lawsuit” Far From Over

Both sides locked in a battle over proper funding for Maryland’s historical black institutions (HBI) have retreated to their corners to regroup and prepare for the next...

FAMU Appoints Long-Time Administrator as New Dean

Michael Thompson, assistant dean for Clinical Affairs and professor of pharmacy practice at Florida A&M University (FAMU), has been appointed the new dean in the College of...

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