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HBCU Grad, Olympia Auset Wants To Reopen Healthy Food Store In Nipsey Hussle’s Neighborhood

When L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and activist, Nipsey Hussle, died last month, he was in the midst of inspiring a health revolution for the Black community. His advocacy...

Beyoncé And John D. Rockefeller Invested In HBCUs. Here’s Why You Should Too.

Pop quiz! What do Beyoncé and John D. Rockefeller have in common?  At first glance, the two American icons couldn’t be more...

Leo Denault Encourages Alcorn Graduates To Put Love First During The 2019 Spring Commencement...

Parents and loved ones gathered from around the world to witness students close a chapter on their educational journey at Alcorn State University.

A Campaign To Sustain Historically Black Colleges

Our nation’s historically black colleges and universities have been getting a lot of bad press of late. They lack quality education and...

Larry Dodson To Receive Honorary Degree From LeMoyne-Owen College

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The sound of music is something Larry Dodson has been surrounded by for decades. But this time...

Howard President Dr. Frederick Selected For 2019 Distinguished Alumnus Award

WASHINGTON – Howard University President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick is the 2019 recipient of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Distinguished Alumnus Award, an honor given...

Former Atlanta Mayor, Kasim Reed To Address Howard Class Of 2019

Announcing that the former mayor of Atlanta will address the Howard class of 2019, this HBCU graduated is returning to...

Ground Broken For New Faculty And Staff Housing At Alcorn

Faculty and staff members at Alcorn State University soon will have new and improved housing on campus. The university held its Faculty...

First Time Ever: Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, & Miss America are all Black...

Black girl magic has reached new heights, this time in the pageant industry. For the first time in the history of Miss America—founded in 1921—...

Alcorn Alumnus Dr. Charles Magee Awarded Patent For Personal Cooling System

An Alcorn State University alumnus’ dedication to creating products to better society has received a patent for one of his creations that would benefit those...

The Boulé Focuses Its Attention On HBCUs

ATLANTA— The leadership of Sigma Pi Phi fraternity — also known as the Boulé — has made good on its promise to focus its attention on...

Choosing Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs)

There has been significant discussion recently regarding the uptick in HBCU enrollment. In recent years, enrollment increases across the HBCU landscape have been attributed to...

Alcorn Student Kyla Harris Receives 2018 Mr. James E. Tatum Scholarship

Since childhood, Kyla Harris has been passionate about agriculture. Growing up in Canton, Mississippi, she found joy in growing vegetables, discerning different types of trees,...

Vulcan Announces New Partnership In Support Of Historically Black Colleges And Universities

The Vulcan Materials Company Foundation today announced a new grant initiative to support select Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in key areas of the Southeastern United States that are part...

Lost Opportunities? SBA’s Engagement With Historically Black Colleges And Universities

The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight, and Regulations will meet for a hearing titled, “Lost Opportunities? SBA’s Engagement with Historically Black Colleges...

Recent Black College Grad Tyrique Hudson Killed By White Neighbor Months After Court Denied...

A 53-year-old white man has been charged with first and second-degree murder along with a slew of other indictments in the fatal shooting of his...
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Inside Ravens’ Historically Black Colleges And Universities Career Combine

The Ravens hosted 65 students from seven HBCUs for an all-day HBCU Career Combine, the first event of its kind. Ozzie Newsome, Head Coach John...

Harris’ Campaign Focuses On Black Colleges For Support

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically Black college as “one of the most...

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