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HBCU Bad News and Commentary for all America’s one hundred and five Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Cheyney Football Program Calls a Quit

Cheyney University, on of the oldest HBCUs is calling it quits in football. Cheyney has decided to drop football, according to a release by its conference, the Pennsylvania...

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...

Shooter At Large After Killing 2 Men At Grambling State University

Authorities are trying to find the person who fatally shot two young men at Grambling State University early Wednesday morning. One victim was identified as Earl Andrews, 23,...

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...

Grambling State University and Community Lend Helping Hand To Those Affected By Hurricane Maria

Grambling State students and community gather to pray and raise funds for those affected by the category 5 hurricane, Hurricane Maria, the second storm to hit the...

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...

Will Cheyney University Lose its Accreditation This Month?

After years of financial trouble and heartbreaking enrollment decline, Cheyney University, one of the oldest Black institutions of higher education in America, is on the verge of...

Don’t Waste Our Time, Postpone the National HBCU Week Conference, Says Pretty Much Everyone 

Rep. Alma Adams, representing the 12th District of North Carolina, has joined the chorus calling on President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to postpone the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference, planned for Sept. 17–19.

Inside The Tense, Unusual HBCU-White House Relationship

Last year, Omarosa Manigault-Newman wanted Howard University — the historically black school known as “The Mecca” — to welcome Donald J. Trump. The prospect of Trump visiting Howard...

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...

This Howard Grad Spars With Black Journalist at NABJ Convention

White House aide Omarosa Manigault's chilly reception on a panel at a convention for black journalists Friday spiraled into a screaming match following questions about President Donald...

Former Alcorn Sounds of Dyn-O-Mite Band Director Samuel Griffin Passes

The man behind what we know today as the Sounds of Dyn-O-Mite has passed. Samuel Griffin aka Griff passed away Friday August 4 in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Griffin...

Betsy DeVos Tries to Apologize for Her HBCU Comments

Betsy DeVos, the top education administrator in the country, is still trying to figure out what the word “choice” means. The Secretary of Education spoke to the Associated Press on...
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Cheyney Alumnus, DC’s Longest Serving Local TV Host Jim Vance Dies

One of the first black major news anchors and Washington, DC's longest serving local TV host Jim Vance, dies aged 75, following a battle with cancer. WRC-TV President...

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...

Bethune President Edison Jackson To Step Down

Bethune-Cookman University President Edison O. Jackson told the school’s board of trustees he will be retiring as president — ending his term about a year before his...

Bill Cosby Case Ends in Mistrial But We’re Still Deliberating His Legacy

The judge in the Bill Cosby trial declared a mistrial Saturday after the jury failed to reach a verdict in the case. The jurors -- five women...

Norfolk State Football Signee Shooting in New Jersey

Norfolk State football signee Dy-Shawn Simpkins Jr., who enrolled in January, was killed in a shooting near his native East Orange, N.J., on Friday, the school announced...
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