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Delaware State University Has Record Number Of 2019 Graduates

Delaware State University (DSU)  gave out 750 diplomas during the historically Black university’s 134th commencement ceremony on May 12.

Morehouse Commencement Speaker Pays Loans for ALL 2019 Graduates

And the award for the BEST commencement speaker, in the history of commencement speakers gooooooeeeeessss tooooooo: Robert Frederick Smith, cleary.

Morgan State University Hosts 143rd Spring Commencement Ceremony

BALTIMORE — Morgan State University (MSU), in the assembly of University officials, faculty and its Board of Regents, will host its 143rd Spring Commencementexercises on Saturday,...

Our ’Forever First Lady’ Michelle Obama Surprise Students At Spelman College

A group of students at Spelman College in Atlanta had a session Saturday they won't soon forget.

Shaw University Officially Names Dillard As Next President

After the pomp and circumstance that greeted the official announcement of Dr. Paulette R. Dillard taking the helm at Shaw University,...

Dillard Celebrates 150 Years In New Orleans

Just one year after Louisiana was readmitted to the Union after the Civil War, two colleges were established in New...

Woman Walks Across Southern Stage To Get Diploma Despite Having Multiple Sclerosis

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - If a 1,000-mile journey starts with a single step, Chacity Simmons, 28, has already walked...

Jackson State CUBD Paints Home Of 100-Year Old West Jackson Resident

Jackson State’s Center for University-Based Development (CUBD) recently partnered with Felicia McClinton, president of the Washington Addition Neighborhood Association to paint the home of long-time...

Tom Joyner Foundation Announces New Podcast

The Tom Joyner Foundation today announced the launch of HBCUbiquity, a new hour-long podcast featuring interviews, discussion and analysis about historically black colleges...

Xavier Eyes ‘Strategic Approach’ As Enrollment Rises

Xavier University President Dr. Reynold Verret began his tenure in 2015 with a goal of extending its voice to a much larger audience.

HBCU Grad, Olympia Auset Wants To Reopen Healthy Food Store In Nipsey Hussle’s Neighborhood

When L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and activist, Nipsey Hussle, died last month, he was in the midst of inspiring a health revolution for the Black community. His advocacy...

Beyoncé And John D. Rockefeller Invested In HBCUs. Here’s Why You Should Too.

Pop quiz! What do Beyoncé and John D. Rockefeller have in common?  At first glance, the two American icons couldn’t be more...

UNCF Celebrates 75 Years Of Advocating And Supporting HBCUs

UNCF President Dr. Lomax talks the 75 year impact and plan for the next 25 years at UNCF UNCF (United Negro...

Bowie State Named ‘Safest College Campus’ in Maryland

What's the safest college campus in Maryland? According to one study, it's Bowie State University. Security system ADT has announced the safest college campus - for those...

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...

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