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Rasheed Remembered – Candlelight ceremony FAMU Rasheed Lasaki

Monday’s shooting that killed Florida A&M University student Rasheed Ola-Seyi Lasaki.

First Black NCAA President, Dr. James Frank Has Died

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the passing of former Southwestern Athletic Conference Commissioner Dr. James Frank on Saturday.

Howard University Facing Sexual Harassment Charges from Five Female Students

Five female students have alleged in a lawsuit that Howard University failed to take action when a supervisor of a campus work-study program on...

NCAT Aggie Cheerleader Speaks Against Rape Culture

To Whom it May Concern: My name is Raina Gee, a Freshman marketing student and first year member of...

FVSU attempts to resolve fiscal and administrative issues after SACS warning

On December 6th, Fort Valley State University received an accreditation warning by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and has a year to...

Ex Southern Band Director, Nathan Haymer Intends To Take Federal Plea Deal

Nathan Haymer, former Southern University band director is said to plead guilty to federal charges. According to a WBRZ report, he intends...

Missing HBCU Student, Alexis Jones-Rhodes, Found Safe in Illinois

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - UPDATE: Police say Alexis Jones-Rhodes was located safe in Illinois. No foul play is suspected in her disappearance. ----- Nicole Johnson is in...

Must Read Letter From Morehouse President John Silvanus To Students

To My Morehouse Sons: The social climate across America is tragically disturbing. It is not hard for us to imagine that recent events have caused...

Video – KSU student who set dorm room on fire won’t leave jail early

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Penn State could learn from FAMU

Earlier this week, the NCAA imposed sweeping penalties on the Penn State football program. The penalties, which were in response to the heinous findings in the now-infamous Freeh...

Jackson State says it will sue Grambling

Grambling State's football player mutiny captured the attention of media outlets and sports fans nationally. Add Jackson State's lawyers to that list. Jackson State says it...

Jacinta Fischer – WSSU Student Killed by a Drunk Driver

A 19-year-old freshman at Winston-Salem State University was killed over the weekend in a crash involving a drunken driver, police in Onslow County told...

HBCU Grad Andrew Gillum Was Found ‘Inebriated’ In A Room Where Crystal Meth Was...

Miami Beach Police were called in response to an apparent drug overdose of a man in a hotel where Andrew Gillum, a...

Crazy Talk: Slavery Was ‘Blessing in Disguise’

By Hillary Crosley, The Root According to Republican Rep. Jon Hubbard of Arkansas, African Americans were lucky to have endured slavery, which, he writes, was...

Howard University Dorm Fire Sends Three to Hospital

 Three people were transported to a hospital after a fire at a Howard University dorm early Wednesday morning. According to D.C. police officials, the call...

Dr. Harvey, Hampton President Blasts Government for HBCU Support

The President of Hampton University detailed the strained relationship between Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the federal government at this year’s HBCU Conference. Dr. William R. Harvey, who has...

Sandra Bland’s Family Seeks Answers In Her Death

The prospect of a becoming a student ambassador at her alma mater, however, began to unravel one week ago. Bland was arrested July 10,...

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...