Morehouse Alum, Spike Lee Wins First Academy Award the 2019 Oscars

At Sunday night’s Oscars, Morehouse College Alum, Spike Lee won his first competitive Academy Award and landed a full-circle moment, giving a shoutout to his famously snubbed...

Howard Alumna, Taraji P. Henson Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Oscar and Emmy-nominated actress, Howard UniversityAlumna Taraji P. Henson is the latest recipient of a star that was unveiled Monday on the Hollywood Walk of...

This Howard Alumna Just Launched A Mental Health Foundation

This HBCU, Howard University Alumna Taraji P. Henson is on a mission. In hopes of eradicating the stigma surrounding mental health in African-American communities, the actress just launched...

Morehouse Grad Spike Lee Wants Us To Respect Our White Allies

In an interview with The Root, this Morehouse College grad spoke candidly about how he wants us to respect our white allies when credit is due. "Here’s the...

The Story Behind Beyoncé’s Black National Anthem Performance Revealed, One Of Her Twins Is...

(HBCU Buzz)—Saying that she originally had the melody to the Black National Anthem wrong, one of the most influential people in the country revealed on Monday the...

Beyonce & Balmain Team Up for Coachella-Inspired Collection to Benefit UNCF

Beyoncé and couture fashion house Balmain are collaborating on a capsule collection to benefit charity. The idea was conceived at Coachella, when Queen Bey and her dancers wore...

Black Panther Honors a True Superhero

https://twitter.com/HBCUBuzz/status/1009068930646847488 "Black Panther" star, Howard University grad; Chadwick Boseman gave his award for playing a superhero to a real hero. The actor was accepting the MTV Movie & TV...
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WATCH: I Come From This Beautiful Culture Called Hip-Hop – Diddy

Howard University alum and music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs was a keynote speaker at Shape AT&T conference on Warner Bros. Speaking on the subject "New Platforms for Artist,"...

Beyoncé Set To Give 100k In Grants to 4 HBCUs Following Coachella

For her second BeyGOOD scholars program, Beyoncé will award four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with $25,000 grants for the 2018-2019 academic year​. The Homecoming Scholars Award...

Beyonce Brings HBCU Homecoming to Coachella

The Queen has once again snatched all wigs and turned waves into tide pools! Beyoncé, what did we do to deserve such an amazing performance ? For...

Black Boy, Big Dreams

How a black boy in an animated series inspire us all to dream big. Meet Judge Khalil. Judge Khalil is an animated series about a boy who aspires to...

HBCU Fans React On Twitter To Morgan State Alum Mo’Nique’s Plea For Help

Morgan State University alumna and Oscar winner Mo'Nique definitely has something to say, but her plea for help has not been received with universal acclaim. "I am...

From Jackson State Students to HBCU Business Trailblazers

The entrepreneurial wheels are in motion at Jackson State University, as rising seniors Javier High and Treon Young both have become trailblazers in the business world creating...

Tell Them Historically Black Colleges Are Rising

By this time next year, the documentary Tell Them We Are Rising may have already aired on PBS, but even now there’s plenty of buzz around this...

#F8HBCUCONTEST

The Fate of the Furious HBCU Contest Universal Pictures and HBCU Buzz have teamed up in the Fate of the Furious HBCU Contest. (1) Lucky campuses will win...

Southern University Grad Andrea Brew Writes Book, ‘Twas the Night Before Bayou Classic

SHORT BOOK DESCRIPTION: It is the eve of the Bayou Classic, and a family of Southern University fans are filled with anticipation and blue-and-gold spirit. Find out what happens when an unexpected visitor arrives...

5 Reasons Why You Should Go And Watch Almost Christmas In Theaters

David E. Talbert's latest comedy-based film Almost Christmas will hit theaters Friday. While HBCU alumni, students, and fans are eagerly waiting to see a family film for...

‘Insecure’ Star Issa Rae Stops By Howard University

Ebony magazine and HBO stopped by Howard University’s Armour J. Blackburn Digital Auditorium for an advanced screening of the upcoming episodes of the HBO series Insecure. In a...

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