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Students ‘Cry Out To The Administration’: Central State Alum Starts Petition To Remove Trent...

A Central State University alumni started a petition with 70 signatures to the black university’s president, Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, that calls...

Howard University Family Mourns the Death of Cassius Fredd

Student at Howard University, Cassius Fredd died in Washington D.C. Sunday. D.C. police confirmed they and D.C. Fire and EMS went to Northeast for an unresponsive man about 10:30...

Morgan State Junior Takes Starting Center Position

Morgan State Athletics With the departure of standout center Clarence Swain, head coach Lee Hull and the Bears will look for leadership from rising junior Dominique Woods. The Dallas, Texas native started...

Meet HBCU Grad Kamala Harris, 2nd Black Woman Elected To The U.S. Senate

Kamala Harris, California's Attorney General, made history Tuesday night, becoming only the second black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. Harris, 52, entered the Senate race...

Tau Beta Sigma Reveals It’s Newest Members at Alcorn State

On March 29th, Alcorn State University's band sorority Tau Beta Sigma and band fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi revealed their newest members. The event was a huge success...

New Docu-Reality Series, ‘HBCU Queens’ Premieres April 1

Charleston Chronicle Inspired by the glamorous world of pageantry at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, CocoaFab.com and SmashCoreTV announced their partnership to produce HBCU Queens, a collaborative project with...

Arizona Cardinals Sign QB Phillip Sims From WSSU

Arizona Sports The Arizona Cardinals had two quarterbacks in their rookie mini-camp over the weekend, both with the team on a tryout basis. They're keeping one of them around,...

Trump Administration Planning Major Meeting With HBCU Presidents

According to Republicans, President Trump is concerned about the state of historically black colleges and universities. TheGrio.com has learned a group of Republican leaders plan to meet with...

FAMU Alum Mayor Gillum Is Enroute To Become First African-American Governor Of Florida

FAMU Alumnus Andrew Gillum announced that he is considering running for the position of Governor of Florida earlier last week. If elected into the position this would make...

2014 HBCU TOP 30 UNDER 30

30 - Jesse Sneed - Prairie View A&M University Maya Angelou Public Charter School is an Alternative High School in Washington, DC where at-risk students and students who...

Southern University Welcoming Back Grad David Banner

It looks like David Banner is finally coming back home to Southern University. Born in Jackson, MS, the rapper, record producer and actor wrote on his Twitter account...

Fraternity Brothers Of Murder Suspect Opens Up: ‘We Are Shocked By The Crime’

The fraternity brothers of Cleveland murder suspect Steve Stephens told FOX 8's Maia Belay Sunday night that they are shocked by the crime. On Sunday, a video was...

Janelle Monae Emulates Black Greeks in New Music Video

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPFgBCUBMYk] We just love Janelle Monae. Watching her new, dope music video for ‘Electric Lady’ from the studio album titled with the same name—“The Electric Lady,” might...

Hampton University Suicide Being Investigated by Police

Police in Hampton, Virginia are investigating a death that happened on the campus of Hampton University. It is believed to have taken place in the William R. & Norma...
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VIDEO – South Carolina State President Addresses Closure Vote

South Carolina State University President Thomas Elzey addresses the State's House Ways and Means subcommittee to close the university for one year. Few resent article here. http://WCSC.images.worldnow.com/interface/js/WNVideo.js?rnd=198624;hostDomain=www.live5news.com;playerWidth=630;playerHeight=355;isShowIcon=true;clipId=11123982;flvUri=;partnerclipid=;adTag=News;advertisingZone=;enableAds=true;landingPage=;islandingPageoverride=false;playerType=STANDARD_EMBEDDEDscript_EMBEDDEDscript;controlsType=overlayLive5News.com |...

14 Degree Programs Discontinued At NC Black Colleges

One of the greatest things about going to a university is the many, many majors to choose from exploring technology, thoughts and ideas, and progress. A rigorous degree...

Top 5 HBCU Classics to Visit 2015

All HBCU attendees know that fall semester means football classic time, and we all know that it is so much more than just two rival teams throwing...

NAACP Prez Cornell William Brooks Brings In Commencement Address At Jackson State

Cornell William Brooks, President and CEO of the NAACP, is bringing in the commencement address at Jackson State University today, and you can now watch live! Fun fact: Brooks...

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