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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...

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...

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