TSU’s Aristocrat of Bands Receives Two Grammy Nominations

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’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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’

“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

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”

"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...

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

Bowie State University Has Historic Collaboration With Saginaw Valley State University

Bowie State University has entered into a partnership with a Michigan university that will put HBCUs in the spotlight. Learn more in the story...

Honorary AKA Nichelle Nichols, Uhura in ‘Star Trek,’ Passes Away at 89

Trailblazer Nichelle Nichols, who among many things was an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., has passed away. Learn more in the...

Angelina Jolie Says Daughter Zahara Will Attend Spelman College in the Fall

An honor to have a family member as a new Spelman girl," Angelina Jolie posted about Zahara's arrival at the historically Black institution on...

Actor Who Grew Up in Fayetteville Stars in Short Film Screening Prior to the...

A former Fayetteville State University student is enjoying a career in entertainment, with a role many can see on the big screen in and...

Two Choir Members Earn The First HBCU Choral Scholarships At Their High School

Two recent high school graduates heading to Tennessee State University have made history with scholarships from the HBCU. Learn more in the story from...

Fisk University Grad and ‘Elvis’ Actor Shonka Dukureh Didn’t Take Her Hollywood Shine for...

Fisk University alumna Shonka Dukureh, who played legendary blues pioneer Willie Mae ‘Big Mama’ Thornton in the new feature film Elvis, has died at...