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Texas Southern Alum Michael Strahan Receives Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

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Texas Southern University Alum Michael Strahan receives his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, making history as the first person to receive the honor in the Sports Entertainment category.

CAU Alum and Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole Receives NAACP Award Nomination

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Atlanta restaurateur and Clark Atlanta University alumnae, Pinky Cole has been nominated for an NAACP Award for “Outstanding Literary Work” for her book Eat Plants B*tch. 

Spike Lee Launches HBCU Fellowship Program For AUCC Students

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Filmmaker Spike Lee has partnered with the talent firm, The Gersh Agency to create the Spike Fellows Program, a new fellowship designed to support students at the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC.)

Honorary Howard Grad Angela Bassett Makes History with Golden Globes Win

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Honorary Howard University grad and iconic actress Angela Basset made history at the Golden Globe Awards on Tuesday as the first performer to win an award for an acting role in a Marvel film.

Two HBCU Alums Host New Radio Show, The Shade Room Live Radio 

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Virginia State University alum Alisha Sellers, professionally known as China Lovelace, and Jackson State University alum, La’Janee have been tapped to host a new Shade Room spin-off radio-based show, The Shade Room Live Radio on Amp. 

Texas Southern Grad Megan Thee Stallion Makes History With New Forbes Cover

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Grammy-Award winning rapper and Texas Southern University alum, Megan Thee Stallion is the first Black woman to to cover the Forbes 30 Under 30 issue.

TSU’s Aristocrat of Bands Receives Two Grammy Nominations

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Tennessee State University’s Aristocrat of Bands makes history as the first collegiate band to earn a Grammy nomination.

Gospel Artist Sir The Baptist Partners With McDonald’s For First-Ever ‘HBCU Exhibition’

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Four HBCU music programs have the chance to win $75K thanks to a new grant competition presented by McDonald’s.

Grammy Award-Winning Artist Missy Elliot Donates $20,000 to a Hampton Alumni Association

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Hampton University announced that the Foundation for Grammy awarding-winning artist Missy Elliott has provided a gift of $20,000 to fund a new, current-use scholarship for the Atlanta Chapter of the National Hampton Alumni Association (NHAA). 

Ja Rule and The Painted House Make Donations to Morehouse and Other HBCUs

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The Atlanta Daily World reports that The Painted House, co-founded by Rapper, Ja Rule, and his business partner Herb Rice, is donating $25,000 from initial sales of its first NFT project Black is Beautiful to select HBCU partners.

How A Posthumous Emmy Win Shines A Light on Howard Grad Chadwick Boseman’s Legacy

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Chadwick Boseman’s legacy continues to live on after a recent historic win. The Howard University alumnus posthumously won an Emmy for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance...

Bowie State Senior Writes New Book to help Teens with Conflict Resolution

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Kiarah Michelle Williams, a senior print journalism major at Bowie State University senior has written a new book called "Forever Friends" to help teens navigate the ups and downs of friendship.

HBCU Alumnus Chadwick Boseman To Receive Disney Legend Honor At Upcoming D23 Expo

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I stand here today knowing that my Howard University education prepared me to play Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, and T’Challa.” A Howard University alumnus has...

New Horror Flick ‘Barbarian’ Wants To Teach You To Trust Your Gut

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An upcoming horror movie shows what bad things can happen when you don’t follow your gut. Presented by 20th Century Studios and New Regency,...

HBCU Alumna Megan Thee Stallion Keeps It Raw In Latest Album ‘Traumazine’

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“Hot Girl” Megan Thee Stallion is back with a new album and she’s on fire. Traumazine is fierce, unapologetic, and just the type of...

Chilling New Comedy ‘Bodies, Bodies, Bodies’ Is The Most Gen-Z Film You’ll Ever See

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Now in theaters nationwide For many, “woke” culture has brought long awaited awareness to issues like racism, classism, and mental health. But for others, that...

Why You Should Watching ALLBLK’s New Orginal Series “Send Help”

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"Send Help" is a new dark comedy series is streaming on August 11th only on ALLBLK.

Ja Rule & Herb Rice Launch ‘Next Level’ Black Is Beautiful NFT Collection to...

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Ja Rule has already pledged a portion of his NFT sales to HBCUs, but a new partnership with his longtime friend is taking it...