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This GoFundMe Campaign Wants HBCU Students In Virginia to Find Blackface Yearbook Photos

This GoFundMe campaign is raising money to pay students at HBCUs $25 hourly wage to find racist blackface photos in college yearbooks is staking to raise $10,000.

Morgan State Awarded $1.6 Million Base 11 Grant

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The nonprofit Base 11 today announced that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which...

Wiley Student Taylor Barnes Wins Miss National UNCF Title

Marshall, Texas) Wiley student Taylor Barnes has been crowned Miss National UNCF. Miss Barnes was named the winner Saturday night during the Miss National UNCF Coronation at the organization's Annual...

Dr. Austin A. Lane Appointed to Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees

HOUSTON (January 29, 2019) – Dr. Austin A. Lane, president of Texas Southern University (TSU), has been appointed to serve on the Texas Children’s Hospital Board...

Goal Surpassed: Bennett College Raised $8.2 Million To Help Keep Accreditation

Bennett College's deadline to raise $5 million to help keep their accreditation arrived Monday. Following a 90-minute gathering Monday afternoon, school officials announced that they've...

NCAT Aggie Cheerleader Speaks Against Rape Culture

To Whom it May Concern: My name is Raina Gee, a Freshman marketing student and first year member of the Blue Squad...

Colin Kaepernick Mural In Atlanta Destroyed Days Before Super Bowl

Just two days before Super Bowl LIII, a prominent mural of Colin Kaepernick was torn down in Atlanta. The mural, which was located on a...

First Black NCAA President, Dr. James Frank Has Died

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the passing of former Southwestern Athletic Conference Commissioner Dr. James Frank on Saturday. Among his...

Alpha Phi Alpha Pledges $31,000 to Bennett College

Bennett College has received a $31,000 donation from Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., the country’s oldest African-American fraternity, to support its journey of raising at...

Papa John’s Donates 500,000 to Bennett College

GREENSBORO — Bennett College says it will get its largest-to-date donation from the foundation of a national pizza chain. The college announced the...

HBCU Grad, Dr. Wes Bellamy New Book Monumental Talks Riots in Virginia

When HBCU graduates step up to the forefront, the world takes notice. This has been the case for Charlottesville, Virginia...

Community Roots Project Displays HBCUs Fruitfully

The “Community Roots” mural is a part of the @wonderRoot sponsored, Off The Wall mural project, where the theme is: Atlanta’s Civil Rights Legacy, and...

One-Stop Clinic At NCCU Takes Holistic Approach to Wellness

North Carolina Central University’s College of Behavioral and Social Sciences has embarked on a creative collaboration to make it easier for members of the university...

The Black Black Spiderman We’ve Been Waiting For

Marvel and Spider-Man fans have been waiting for a film featuring Miles Morales, the Brooklyn-raised black Spider-Man partially inspired by Donald Glover, for quite some time now. Morales will finally...

Maryland HBCUs One Step Closer to Victory

Bowie State University graduate student Elijah Bell Clarke sensed history was looming as he and a classmate drove to Richmond, Dec. 11, to listen to...

COMPLEX: Exploring the Bond Between Hip-Hop and HBCUs

Understanding the impact that HBCUs have on African-American youth, The Home Depot has committed to revitalizing HBCU campuses through its Retool Your School Campus Improvement...

Spelman is Gifted $30M

ATLANTA (December 13, 2018) — Spelman College has received the largest gift from living donors in its 137-year history from...

Morris Brown President Stanley Pritchett To Resign

Stanley Pritchett, who joined the Morris Brown College leadership team to help steer the school through a financial crisis and remained there for more than a decade,...

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