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Morehouse College Reaffirms Dedication, Will Admit Transgender Male Students In 2020

Historically black, Morehouse College, all-men's school in Atlanta, will begin admitting transgender students who identify as men in 2020, The new policy, known as the Gender...

Reverend Alfred C. Sharpton Jr. To Deliver Fisk Commencement

Nashville, Tenn., April 12, 2019–Civil rights activist Reverend Alfred C. Sharpton Jr., will deliver the 2019 keynote address during the 145thcommencement exercise for Fisk University. Graduation...

Howard Student Nick Cannon Vows To Finish Nipsey Hussle’s Dr. Sebi Documentary

Howard University student, Nick Cannon has plans to carry the torch by offering to help finish Dr. Sebi documentary that...

Hampton Alumnus Dr. Henry Kyle Ranger Opens New Pharmacy in Virginia

HAMPTON, Va. (March 11, 2019) --- Dr. Henry Kyle Ranger, Hampton University graduate, class of 2011, has officially opened his own...

UNCF Delivers The First Ever State of the HBCUs Address

Institutional leaders, elected officials, advocates and other supporters of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were in attendance Tuesday for the United Negro...

Morehouse Students Sweep Quicken Loans Marketing and Sales Competition

Students from Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Tuskegee University were invited to participate in the sales competition to promote Rocket Mortgage by...

Bennett College Accreditation Restored, Plans to Sue Accreditation Board

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bennett College announced that its accreditation was restored earlier in the day by a federal judge in Atlanta. The...

Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos Donates Portion of Salary to HBCUs

Betsy DeVos the U.S. Education Secretary just made an annual donation of her nearly $200,000 salary to four nonprofits. A portion of that annual gift...

The Harvey’s Donate Additional $553,000 for Faculty and Staff; Hampton University Gifts Total $4.2...

HAMPTON, Va. (July 3, 2018) — Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harvey are donating an unexpected and unprecedented gift of $553,000 to their "Home by the...

Spelman Alumna, Ouleye Warnock Works to Develop a Solution to Human Trafficking

Ouleye Ndoye Warnock, C'2007, is a pioneer. As the inaugural senior human trafficking fellow for the City of Atlanta, she was recently featured in the...

FAMU Partners With Ross University To Increase Physician Diversity

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - With the goal of driving diversity among U.S. doctors, FAMU and Ross University School of Medicine have announced a new agreement to help...

This HBCU Will Soon Be Offering Free Tuition

Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, students who have graduated from secondary school in the U.S. Virgin Islands will have one less concern about their college careers:...

Morgan State Awarded $1.6 Million Base 11 Grant

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The nonprofit Base 11 today announced that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which...

Wiley Student Taylor Barnes Wins Miss National UNCF Title

Marshall, Texas) Wiley student Taylor Barnes has been crowned Miss National UNCF. Miss Barnes was named the winner Saturday night during the Miss National UNCF Coronation at the organization's Annual...

Goal Surpassed: Bennett College Raised $8.2 Million To Help Keep Accreditation

Bennett College's deadline to raise $5 million to help keep their accreditation arrived Monday. Following a 90-minute gathering Monday afternoon, school officials announced that they've...

Alpha Phi Alpha Pledges $31,000 to Bennett College

Bennett College has received a $31,000 donation from Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the country’s oldest African-American fraternity, to support its journey of raising at...

Papa John’s Donates 500,000 to Bennett College

GREENSBORO — Bennett College says it will get its largest-to-date donation from the foundation of a national pizza chain. The college announced the...

HBCU Grad, Dr. Wes Bellamy New Book Monumental Talks Riots in Virginia

When HBCU graduates step up to the forefront, the world takes notice. This has been the case for Charlottesville, Virginia...

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