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U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris to Deliver Howard University 2017 Commencement Address

WASHINGTON (MARCH 28, 2017) - Howard University announced today that Senator Kamala D. Harris will deliver the keynote address during Howard University’s 149th Commencement...

Hampton, Central State and PVAMU Tops Peace Corps Volunteer-Producing HBCUs

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2017 – Today, the Peace Corps announced its 2017 rankings of the top volunteer-producing Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Hampton University,...

Former Child Genius Graduates Clark Atlanta University Two Years Early

ATLANTA    Ronald McCullough Jr. is one exceptional soon-to-be-alumnus of Clark Atlanta University.  At commencement May 22, the former child genius will graduate with...

Former Miss CAU Battles Global Racism While Studying in Paris

PARIS, FRANCE    Aaliyah Heath reigned as Miss Clark Atlanta University from 2015 until her graduation in May 2016.  Then, Heath did what few...

Keke Palmer Receives Surprise Acceptance Letter to Paul Quinn College

Keke Palmer spoke with kids at Paul Quinn College. She expressed tears of joy after she was given an official college acceptance letter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh40h-gZzNw Listen to...

Kentucky State Announces Dr. M. Christopher Brown As Its New President

FRANKFORT – Dr. M. Christopher Brown has been elected to serve as Kentucky State University’s 15th President, announced Dr. Karen Bearden, Chair of the...

NCCU GAME NOTES: UC Davis in First Four

DURHAM, N.C. – North Carolina Central University makes its second trip to the NCAA Division-I Men's Basketball Tournament, and its first trip to Dayton,...

NewsOne: ‘HBCUs Have Unique Role In Training Skilled Black Educators’

Nigel Roberts writes at NewsOne that the country's historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, play a significant role in recruiting and training Black...

Concerns Grow About Howard University’s President Amid Student Protests

Celebrating 150 years of excellence in truth and service, Howard University hosted its 93rd annual Charter Day Convocation on March 2 with speaker Mark...

Crowd Gathers To Welcome Roland Martin On Campus At Alcorn State University

Alcornites were given a special opportunity to be a part of an enlightening presentation by a guest lecturer. The Office of Student Engagement presented...

FAMU Alum Mayor Gillum Is Enroute To Become First African-American Governor Of Florida

FAMU Alumnus Andrew Gillum announced that he is considering running for the position of Governor of Florida earlier last week. If elected into the position...

Three Clark Atlanta University Students Named University Innovation Fellows

The crowded field of candidates for elected office in the new city of South Fulton includes three more Clark Atlanta University alumni. Catherine Foster...

Woman On Mission To Donate To Every HBCU Gives $350 To CAU

What began as a college endowment research project by Kira Russell-Johnson, 24, ended with a shocking and disappointing revelation. Russell-Johnson, who did not attend...

Clark Atlanta Grad Student Is Youngest Candidate For City Council In New City Of...

Johnny Surry's roots run deep in Atlanta and Fulton County.  He finished Westlake High School in 2011 then, the former student-athlete earned a bachelor's...

NCCU Trustee Michael Johnson Provides $1 Million Endowment For NCCU School Of Business

Board of Trustees member Michael P. Johnson made a $250,000 gift to the School of Business that became the catalyst for establishing a new...

Morgan State Joins HBCU Coalition To Work With DOE On Community Clean Energy Solutions

The HBCU Clean Energy Consortium’ will focus on bringing solar energy to working communities and STEM workforce development. As part of an initiative to promote...

Morgan State Grad To Trump: ‘I Am A Journalist, Not A Convener!’

The Congressional Black Caucus clapped back at President Donald Trump following a press conference today, explaining to Trump exactly who they are. This moment during...

HBCU Gameday: ‘Four HBCU Players Invited To NFL Draft Combine’

Gerald Huggins writes at HBCU Gameday that four players who attended historically black colleges have been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, which begins later...
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Meet Howard University’s DJ Kheeez

Khalia Russell aka DJ Kheeez is a senior, Public Relations major, Graphic Design minor from Brooklyn, NY. She is also one of the dope DJs on...