3 Wealth Lessons From BE 100s, HBCU Legend Percy E. Sutton

He was called “The Chairman." To all, this was a term of endearment for the always elegant, always eloquent Percy E. Sutton, a political and commercial force that...

STEAM – Student Lead Instruction in Higher Education

STEAM - Student Lead Instruction in Higher Education by Prof. William Jackson - Educational Technology, Social Media and STEM #EducationalTechnology "there should never be the thought if we should teach STEAM to...

The Undefeated: ‘Hammerin’ Hank Aaron Is Helping Send Kids To HBCUs’

Angela Tuck writes at The Undefeated that hammerin' Hank Aaron is helping send kids to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). From Tuck's article: "Hank Aaron, the man who...

Pushing The Culture Forward With Prairie View A&M Alum Blake Simon

Blake Simon, a Prairie View A&M University graduate, took many battle wounds to become the multi-talented warrior he is today that develops, motivates, educates and impacts your students. Simon, also known as...

FAMU Grad Dr. Martez Prince Is Black Owned Premier Pharmacy And Wellness Center CEO

FAMU graduate Martez Prince's long-time dedication to educating and caring for patients paid off as he became the CEO of  African American owned and staffed growing pharmacy, Premier Pharmacy and...

Howard Student Nick Cannon Says He’s Quitting ‘America’s Got Talent’

Howard University student Nick Cannon is quitting America's Got Talent following a fallout with NBC over a racial joke. In a lengthy message posted to his Facebook account on Monday,...

The New Mr. Clean Is Bald, Black And HBCU Educated

Happy Black History Month y'all! Mike Jackson, an Atlanta native who also attended historically black Tennessee State University, is the new face of Mr. Clean, beating out thousands of...

Morehouse Grad, DHS Head Jeh Johnson Admits To Being Racially Profiled

In early July, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, who is a graduate of HBCU Morehouse College in Atlanta, and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton appeared on CNN...

How Did Tennessee State Alum Oprah Become So Rich From Nothing?

How did Oprah Winfrey, who is a graduate of HBCU Tennessee State University in Nashville, become so rich from scratch? One could argue hard work, discipline and an incredible...

Will Morehouse Grad And Pastor Jamal Bryant’s New Talk Show Be A Hit?

The Reverend Jamal Harrison Bryant, senior pastor and founder of The Empowerment Temple, and also a graduate of HBCU Morehouse College in Atlanta, joins associate pastor John...

Morehouse Man Spike Lee Blasts Omarosa For Joining Trump Campaign

Perhaps we spoke too soon. We recently covered the news of ex-Apprentice star Omarosa Manigault and her new gig as director of African-American outreach for the Donald Trump presidential campaign. More on...

Rep. Alma Adams Talks HBCU Pipeline To Capitol Hill

Last week, Rep. Alma S. Adams and Rep. Mark Walker—both of North Carolina—announced the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus Internship Program. In its pilot year, the...

A Former Miss CSU, Omarosa, Named Head Of Black Outreach For Trump Campaign

A former Miss Central State University wants to make America great again by reaching out to black voters for The Donald. Omarosa Manigault, the ex-Apprentice star, and also...

Eye Disease Leaves Bill Cosby ‘Completely Blind,’ Reports Say

The man who brought us Dr. Heathcliff “Cliff” Huxtable and fictional historically black college Hillman College is reportedly "completely blind" as his world crumbles around him. Bill Cosby,...

Tuskegee Summer Commencement 2016: Guess Who’s Coming To Town?

Hey, Golden Tigers! Everybody is excited and getting ready for the 2016 Summer Commencement Exercises in Tuskegee University Chapel, but another big arrival is coming to town...

Why HBCUs Are More Important Than Ever

Every day across the country there is another new headline about students questioning the value of a college degree. Wages have stagnated, college tuition has steadily climbed,...

Morehouse Professor Marc Lamont Hill Says Dallas Shooting Can’t Stop Us From Fighting For...

“I cannot allow Dallas to deter me from a principled critique of state violence,” says Marc Lamont Hill, a Morehouse College Professor and author of Nobody: Casualties...

Grambling State University Alum Erykah Badu Is Donating Concert Funds To Clear Detroit Rape-Kit...

This is incredible. Erykah Badu is lending her name, talent and time supporting the African-American 490 Challenge, which is “raising money to fund the scientific testing of the...
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