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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Howard University Grad Taraji P. Henson Tells Women ‘Just Don’t Take No Shit’

According to Taraji P. Henson, all women should let their voices be heard. The Empire star told all the ladies "just don't take no shit” and “know...

Op-Ed: A Recipe For Success In Educating STEM Leaders

Several years ago, I was fortunate enough to attend a local science conference. Because it was free, I took my upper level chemistry class....

N.C. A&T’s Chancellor Martin Named Among Most Admired CEOs

North Carolina A&T State University chief administrator, Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. has been named among the inaugural class of the Triad’s Most Admired...

Wendy Williams Apologizes To HBCUs And The NAACP As Roland Martin Educates Us All

School is back in session and Twitter is here for the must-see discussion between Roland Martin and Wendy Williams on her nationally syndicated television...

Nate Parker Summer Film Institute Launched At Wiley College

MARSHALL, Texas, July 11 – Wiley College and the Nate Parker Foundation have launched the first-annual Nate Parker Summer Film Institute, held July 8...
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Tennessee State Stylish Buzz Of The Week: Sasha Nicole Murphy

It’s not that hard to find students from the Memphis area that attend the illustrious Tennessee State University. Sasha Nicole Murphy, a Junior Business...