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Howard University Responds To Dean Phylicia Rashad’s Tweets Regarding Bill Cosby

Howard University has responded after Phylicia Rashad, new dean of the College of Fine Arts at the university, sounded off about Bill Cosby's recent...

Student-athletes Cleared By NCAA To Pursue Name, Image And Likeness Deals

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Student-athletes at HBCUs and around the country can rejoice after a contentious debate on student endorsement deals has been resolved. Starting tomorrow, the NCAA...

Bill Cosby Released From Prison After Pennsylvania Supreme Court Overturns Assault Conviction

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Bill Cosby is a free man after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned his conviction for sexual assault today. Cosby, who at once held about...

Edward Waters College Announces University Status

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Edward Waters College is no more after this morning's rebranding announcement by president A. Zachary Faison Jr., J.D.! The new Edward Waters University will...

Alcorn State Alum Terry Cosby Named New Chief Of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service

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After 4 decades of working his way up at the agency, Alcorn State University alumnus Terry Cosby has been named the new chief of...

Former Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison To Deliver Huston-Tillotson University Commencement Address

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Renowned multi-hyphenate Dr. Mae Jemison will be speaking at Huston-Tillotson University during their commencement this August! Read all about the value of the astronaut...

Tennessee State University Explores Creating The First HBCU Ice Hockey Program

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Tennessee State University is exploring a groundbreaking partnership that will bring hockey to an HBCU for the first time ever. Learn more about how...

An HBCU Artifact Was Randomly Discovered In A Florida Thrift Store

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A letter written by Union Army general Oliver Otis Howard, who Howard University is named after, was recently found in a thrift store, and many...

Flags From 14 HBCUs Will Be Included In Upcoming NASA Space Orbit Flight

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The rich history of 14 HBCUs will soon be making it to space! A special NASA program is taking a capsule all around space...

Young Activist Who Became Her High School’s First Black Female Valedictorian Is Heading To...

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A talented young scholar who is passionate about social justice is heading to Howard University! Learn more about Soraya Chanterelle, who is the first...

18-Year-Old Graduates Summa Cum Laude, Debt-Free From Howard University

Some HBCU graduates struggle to graduate debt free. And with all the possible distractions on campus, some HBCU graduates have difficulty graduating with top...

Toni Braxton’s Son Diezel Is Headed To Howard University

Recently, singing legend Toni Braxton shared some news that was both surprising and exciting: her son Diezel is headed to Howard University! Learn more...

Trailblazing 20-Year-Old Twins Graduate From Xavier University of Louisiana

For two twins, an HBCU helped keep them together, and still nurtured their differences. Learn more about these incredible ladies who made the best...

Howard University’s Decision To Cut Classics Department Prompts An Outcry

Will Howard University move forward with its decision to cut its classics department, which is the only one of its kind at an HBCU?...

16-Year Old Headed to College, Chooses FAMU Over Yale and Harvard

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Curtis Lawrence, a 16-year old boy from Washington, DC that has already graduated high school, has been accepted to 14 colleges including Yale and...

Decision Day: 16-year-old Curtis Lawrence III Commits To FAMU

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It’s official. Florida A&M University (FAMU) is the fall destination for highly recruited scholar Curtis Lawrence III. The 16-year-old Washington, D.C., graduating senior announced...

Winning HBCUs and Divine 9 Orgs for The Metamucil 2 Week Challenge Announced

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Congratulations to the first place winners that will receive $10,000 courtesy of Metamucil: Southern University, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and Sigma Gamma Rho...

Hampton University Alumna, MSNBC President Rashida Jones To Deliver Commencement Address

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Ambitious Hampton University alumna Rashida Jones is set to be her alma mater's commencement speaker this spring. Jones, who was announced as the new...