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Over $10 Million Raised to Preserve Historic Black Sites By The National Trust

Nov. 15, 2018 – WASHINGTON) Thursday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the...

Florida Recount Begins For Governor & Senate

The counting is over. Now, the recounting begins. More than three days after the polls closed in Florida, the secretary of state announced on Saturday afternoon that the...

HBCU Buzz and HRC Partner to Create First-Ever LGBTQ HBCU Alumni Network

Today, HRC and HBCU Buzz, the premier news site covering historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), announced a partnership dedicated to creating the first-ever LGBTQ HBCU Alumni Network. The...

Phylicia Rashad Talks Preserving The Spirit Of Howard University With Essence

Like thousands of Americans this college homecoming season, I think back to a place I love – a place that shaped me as a young woman, a...

Anthony Anderson Plans To Graduate Howard University Class Of 2022 With His Son

Anthony Anderson has big plans in the works. The Black-ish star tells Jimmy Fallon that he’s on the road to graduating from Howard University alongside his son,...

Fisk University Unveils a Recycling and Organics Collection Program

Nashville, Tenn., October 29, 2018 – Fisk University unveiled a new recycling and organics collection program during a ceremony held on campus Monday, October 22, 2018. Fisk University has...

Here’s 5 Black Billionaires You Should Know

Coming from nothing and making it into the world is the ultimate American dream, based on the perennial rags-to-riches story. Yet becoming a billionaire does not only...

Dillard University Offers New Restaurant & Catering Management Course

NEW ORLEANS – Responding to the needs of the community, the Dillard Ray Charles Program in African American Culture is offering new Restaurant & Catering Management Intensive...

American Bar Association Approves Recommendations for Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern

HOUSTON (October 4, 2018) – The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the American Bar Association (ABA) has approved the...

NCAT Student Only HBCU Representation In State Dept. Korean Exchange

Nasya Blackwell spent another summer illustrating what Aggies do through her participation in The U.S. Congress – Republic of Korea National Assembly Exchange Program. This unique program is...

Jackson State To Share $20 Million, Five-Year grant from NSF

A $20 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation will spur creative discovery and economic opportunities through Mississippi’s research universities. With the grant funding, the state of...

UAPB Founder To Be Inducted Into Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame

Dr. Joseph Carter Corbin, principal of Branch Normal College (now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff) is among the 2018 list of inductees into the Ohio...

Howard University Alum Takes Over as CFO at Citigroup

The changes follow an executive shuffle a few weeks ago at Citigroup’s consumer bank, which has had trouble keeping up with performance expectations on Wall Street. Mark Mason...

HBCU Rankings 2019: Top Black Colleges from U.S. News

This U.S. News ranking measures the quality of the undergraduate education at historically black colleges and universities. These HBCUs were compared only with one another for this ranking. To...

Rankings Show Jackson State Among Most Affordable College Towns

Jackson State University is located in one of the top ten most affordable college towns, according to Move.org.  Home to the HBCU, Jackson ranks No. 9, among 25...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Leadership Donates Over $100,000 in Support of HBCUs

(August 26, 2018 - Chicago, IL) Dr. Glenda Glover, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated™ International President announced that members of the sorority donated and pledged over $100,000...

JSU Alum Cornell William Brooks Receives Harvard Kennedy School Appointment

Cornell William Brooks, former president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), civil rights attorney, and ordained minister has joined Harvard...

Skip Gates Jr. Gives Spelman College Largest Donation of Books Ever Made to an...

Spelman College has received the largest single donation of books given to any historically Black college or university on record. Henry Louis "Skip" Gates Jr., Ph.D., the Alphonse...

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