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Two Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Are Settling for $2

The two black men whose arrest at a Philadelphia Starbucks last month set off a wave of protests against the coffee giant for discrimination have reached a...

NCCU History Professor Breaks Down Kanye’s ‘Slavery Was A Choice’ Argument

After Kanye West told TMZ, "When you hear about slavery for 400 years, for 400 years? That sound like a choice," Blair LM Kelley, a history professor...

Texas Southern’s Maroon & Gray Affair Raises Over $1 Million to Bolster Students

HOUSTON(April 30, 2018)– Texas Southern University (TSU) held its The Maroon and Gray Affair on Saturday, April 28 at the Marriott Marquis Houston and raised in $1 million...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. at FVSU Faces Scandalous Allegations

WATCH: These videos. On April 18, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) sent a statement to a local Georgia newsroom saying they were “appalled" by the allegations...

New UNCF Report: African American Youth’s Perceptions of Education Landscape

UNCF releases its third installment of African American perceptions research on key issues in K-12 education. Nearly 70 percent of low-income African American youth surveyed indicate success in...

Wharton School of Business & Morgan State’s Earl G. Graves School Of Business and Management Announce...

First of its Kind Collaboration Between The Wharton School and an HBCUThe Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania announces that it has entered into a collaboration...

Tennessee State University Students Go Homeless For A Day

Six students from Tennessee State University decided to put their selves in the footsteps of a homeless person by going homeless for a day. They joined me within...

Patsy And Gene Ponder Of Marshall, Texas, Make $2 Million Gift To Wiley College

Longtime Wiley College supporters say gift is in honor of College’s Retiring President, Haywood L. Strickland(Marshall, Texas) During a nostalgic visit to the Wiley Campus to bid...

The Importance Of Balanced Media Coverage On Historically Black Colleges And Universities

The media plays an immense role in how we perceive the world around us. It is imperative that journalists and news producers remain objective to prevent media...

Black Survival: This Detroit Teen Offers A Valuable Lesson

By Erin Keith, Detroit Free Press I received the news about Brennan Walker while I was at a leadership retreat of sorts for youth-justice advocates of color. The...

Tom Joyner Will No Longer Play R. Kelly’s Music On His Show

Tom Joyner has taken a step in the right direction by banning R. Kelly’s music. During Jacque Reid’s “Inside Her Story” segment of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke...

Meet Prairie View’s First Female President Ruth Simmons

Ruth J. Simmons, was inaugurated April 20, 2018, in Panther Stadium, becoming the first woman and eighth President of Prairie View A&M University, to hold the position. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh2sb4Qg1M5/   The #RuthTheTruth campaign was...

Google Matches Beyonce’s Scholarship Effort Towards HBCUs

After the singer donated $25,000 following her Coachella performance, the online search engine matched the singer's grant to benefit four more historical black colleges and universities. Fans are...

Delaware State Mourns Passing Of Former Head Football Coach Al Lavan

Dover, Del.--- Delaware State University Athletics mourns the passing of former Hornet head football coach Alton “Al” Lavan, who died early Monday in Colorado. Lavan was DSU’s head...

Howard University Leads HBCUs In Law School Grads’ Bar Exam Performance

Howard University School of Law’s Class of 2017 led in the percentage of law students at historically Black colleges and universities who passed a bar examination in...

Here’s What Kamala Harris Had to Say About Her HBCU

California senator, Howard University Grad Kamala Harris is a rising star in the Democratic Party (in case you didn’t know) and with rumors swirling that she’s positioning herself...

FAMU Grad Opens Pharmacy In Jacksonville, FL

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - One man's dream to open a pharmacy in Northwest Jacksonville became a reality Monday when New Town Pharmacy opened to a crowd of over 100 people. The...

Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman Returns to Howard University as Commencement 2018 Speaker

Chadwick Boseman will return to his alma mater, Howard University, to deliver the 2018 Commencement Address on May 12, 2018. Boseman, who recently played the lead role in...
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