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Why Are Mississippi State University Students Calling Their PWI an HBCU?

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Really? Mississippi published Blackface 40 years ago in its yearbook but today, it's an HBCU? The definition of a historically Black college or university (HBCU)...

Two Arrests Made In Slaying of FAMU Alumna MaKayla “MK” Bryant

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Two have been arrested in the tragic slaying of FAMU alumna MaKayla Bryant. Get the full story from Christopher Cann at the Tallahassee Democrat...

HBCU Trivia

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Let's see how much you really know about the history of HBCUs.

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

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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...

Missing Clark Atlanta Student Found Dead In Park; Roommate Named As 1 of 2...

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A Clark Atlanta University student missing for more than a week has been found dead, Atlanta police said Friday. Alexis Crawford was last seen by family on...

Fort Valley State Community Mourns Tragic Passing of MiAysha Brannon

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MiAysha Brannon was a junior Veterinary Technician at Fort Valley State University before her life was tragically taken by a member of her family....

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

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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...

NCCU Men’s Basketball Ranked Top 25 in NCAA

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North Carolina Central has had a great season this year. They are 13-0 in MEAC play, have an overall record of 21-6, and according...

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

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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...

Trump Administration Planning Major Meeting With HBCU Presidents

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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...

Arizona Cardinals Sign QB Phillip Sims From WSSU

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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...

2014 HBCU TOP 30 UNDER 30

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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...

Hampton University Athletic Director: “All Lives Matter”

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The country is facing unprecedented times, following the horrific and prejudice murder of 46-year-old Texas native George Floyd. People in all 50 states have...

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,...

41 Noteworthy HBCU Alumni in Entertainment

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Attending college at a historically black institution is an experience that is unparalleled. It is often suggested that these schools are inferior, or not...

Janelle Monae Emulates Black Greeks in New Music Video

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[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...

Southern University Welcoming Back Grad David Banner

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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...

HBCU Grad Chadwick Boseman Is Apparently Unhappy With The Black Panther Franchise

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Tom recently wrote a piece for TVOverMind.com that depicts Black Panther Chadwick Boseman as unhappy with his leading role. It's likely that he will...