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NCCU Divine 9 Chapters Set The Trend In Establishing Scholarship Funds

Alumni from two chapters of North Carolina Central University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) have established permanent legacies at the university by creating endowment funds...

Where Are They Now? HBCU Kings And Queens Edition: Miss Savannah State University Joi...

Joi Zieh, Miss Savannah State University 2015-2016, thought she had life planned all out for after graduation. Boy, was she wrong. But she keeps...

Oldest Private HBCU In The Country: A Salute To Mrs. Dorothy J. Vaughan

The Wilberforce University Newsroom reports: We would like to salute our very own Mrs. Dorothy J. Vaughan, Wilberforce University Class of 1929 for her trailblazing...

Tennessee State Grad Blake Nathan Is Changing The Minority Teacher Deficient

Can you recall the number of black male teachers throughout your K-12 matriculation? It’s understandable to realize the problem of not recalling such because black males...

Where Are They Now? HBCU Kings And Queens Edition: Mister North Carolina A&T, Jamal...

Just a few months ago the very goofy and energetic Jamal Rakesh Averett walked the campus of North Carolina A&T State University as King,...

For HBCU Students, Student Loan Crisis Is Ever So Real

HBCU students rely on student loans more than their non-HBCU peers, a new report says.  Black college students borrow, on average, at higher rates than...

How A North Carolina A&T Grad Is Changing The Crowdfunding Game

There is now an easier way to donate to a cause with less taken out of donations versus other crowdfunding sites thanks to North...

CAU Student-Athlete Uses Her Own Money To Make Christmas Wishes Come True In...

We first told you about Clark Atlanta University Women's Basketball player Danielle Veney in early December when she was awarded the prestigious L.S. Epps...

How Two AUC Alums Want To Create Memories That Will Bring Black Families Together

Greentop Gifts founders Jackie and her husband Shaun have created a new wrapping paper that features a melanin-rich Santa Claus. The pair of Atlanta University Center (AUC) alumni — Jackie...

HBCU 101: Here’s What You Need To Know To Maximize Your Success At College

College is the best four years of your life, they say. But those four years at college can also be rough. With this in mind, Founder...

A Portion Of The Proceeds Of ASU Alum 2 Chainz’s Clothing Line Will Be...

It seems 2 Chainz is getting into the spirit of giving. The HBCU alum is donating part of his clothing line's (CEO Millionaires) proceeds to homeless...

Brian ‘B-Daht’ McLaughlin, WSSU Grad, Hired By Greensboro’s Hornets Affiliate

B-Daht is back in the world of sports and HBCU fans could not be happier. Winston-Salem State University graduate and funny man Brian "B-Daht" McLaughlin...

The Incredible Story Of A Livingstone College Alum Who Defied Doctors’ Odds Through Dance

The world is not equipped to accommodate the needs of every type of human being. But MyKesha Smith, a 3’5 dwarf, took on her...

HBCU Alum Simone Missick Lands Lead Female Role In ‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’

Howard University and Netflix partnered together to host an advanced screening of the new series Marvel’s Luke Cage on Friday, Sept. 30. The presentation...

HBCU Grad Writes Children’s Book On Handling Police Brutality

Children all over this country are terrified as a result of black men being killed at the hands of police officers. Bethune-Cookman alum Darnell...

HBCU Young Alumni Series: Paving the Way ft. Brianna Lauren

In the most adorable way possible, North Carolina A&T grad is giving back to the community using her gift of writing and we're so honored to...

Sean Diddy Combs Gives Back to Howard University, 1 Million Dollars During Bad Boy...

When it comes to HBCU's especially, it's always notable when a person of influence gives back to their respective alma maters. During the Thursday...

Are You Ready For Hoop For Hope’s 5th Annual Basketball Tournament At Howard University?

This weekend, get ready to turn up for a great cause! The 5th Annual Hoop For Hope Basketball Tournament is back to raise awareness for...
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Morgan State Stylish Buzz Of The Week: Aubrey Johnson

On the campus of Morgan State University walks a stylish young man driven to enhance the world through his passion of architecture. Aubrey Johnson,...