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Top HBCU Homecomings 2016

Top HBCU Homecomings 2016 At a historically black college and university (HBCU), few moments top the experiences gained during homecoming festivities. Not only is this celebratory period a...

HBCU Grads Outperform Black Graduates of Predominately White Institutions

African-Americans who graduate from a historically Black college or university do better financially than Blacks who graduate from traditionally white colleges and universities, according to a new study by economists at Morehouse College and Howard University.

Carpenter Stands with Dr. Harris and American Baptist College

Vanderbilt University's Divinity School The Carpenter Program in Religion, Gender, and Sexuality at Vanderbilt Divinity School expresses its support of and admiration for Dr. Forrest Harris, our colleague...
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Black Women are Ranked the Most Educated Group by Race & Gender

Black women surpassed any other group based upon race and gender in 2014 by having the highest percentage that is the most educated. Reports by the National...

Meet HBCU Grad Kamala Harris, 2nd Black Woman Elected To The U.S. Senate

Kamala Harris, California's Attorney General, made history Tuesday night, becoming only the second black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. Harris, 52, entered the Senate race...

Trump Administration Planning Major Meeting With HBCU Presidents

According to Republicans, President Trump is concerned about the state of historically black colleges and universities. TheGrio.com has learned a group of Republican leaders plan to meet with...

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 this would make...

Fraternity Brothers Of Murder Suspect Opens Up: ‘We Are Shocked By The Crime’

The fraternity brothers of Cleveland murder suspect Steve Stephens told FOX 8's Maia Belay Sunday night that they are shocked by the crime. On Sunday, a video was...

NAACP Prez Cornell William Brooks Brings In Commencement Address At Jackson State

Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, is bringing in the commencement address at Jackson State University today, and you can now watch live! Fun fact: Brooks...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Top 22 HBCU Stories of 2014

Charles Dickens writes in his novel A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age...

Top High School Senior in the Country Will Pursue Degree at FAMU

FAMU Newsroom TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On June 29, National Achievement Award Finalist, Bryan Anderson, will begin the pursuit of a degree in computer engineering at Florida Agricultural and...

ASU Grad, Rapper 2 Chainz to Run for College Park Mayor?

Tauheed Epps, better known by his stage name 2 Chainz, just may consider running for Mayor of College Park, his hometown, according to reports.  From XXL: "I’m a musician, not...

Delta Sigma Theta (Alpha Chapter) Howard University Presents: Tenacious 43 Probate

Hours after the 143rd Commencement at Howard University, Delta Sigma Theta (Alpha Chapter) presented “Tenacious 43″ in the spring of 2011. See More Photos at HUReaction [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=599UPc3Xe34&w=480&h=303]

This Spelman Alum Gave Up Coke For Cannabis

Meet Jeannette Ward, former seven-year Coca Cola career climber, and also a graduate of HBCU Spelman College in Atlanta, who recently took the smart leap into the cannabis...

Hampton University New Student Enrollment Exceeds Expectations up 150 from Last Year

Hampton, Va - Hampton University has exceeded its new student enrollment expectations for the 2015-2016 academic school year. HU welcomed 1,053 new students from all around the...

Bethune-Cookman University Prez On Betsy DeVos As Speaker: ‘Mary McLeod Bethune Would Approve’

Dr. Edison O. Jackson — who has invited Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to speak at Bethune-Cookman University’s spring commencement — has responded to the criticism issued by B-CU community as graduation...

HBCU Alum Pastor Cordell A. Jenkins Arrested For Sex Trafficking Of Children

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested two pastors in Toledo as part of an investigation conducted by the FBI’s Northwest Ohio Violent Crimes Against Children Task...

FAMU Expanding The College of Pharmacy

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Skanska USA has signed a $30.7 million contract to construct the phase two expansion of Florida A&M University (FAMU)’s College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in...

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