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HBCU Alum Mo’Nique Suing Netflix For Race, Gender Discrimination

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LOS ANGELES — Oscar-winning actress and comedian Mo'Nique sued Netflix on Thursday, accusing the streaming giant of racial and gender discrimination by trying to...

Amazon Studios To Partner With Howard University To Launch Howard Entertainment

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Amazon Studios is the lead sponsor of this year's Annual Yardfest at Howard University, the historically Black university located in Washington DC. The university's most popular concert...

Footaction Is Looking To Empower The Next Generation Of Designers From HBCUs

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Footaction has made a big step towards inclusion in the design world. The footwear lifestyle brand has partnered with PENSOLE, a design academy partner...

Busta Rhymes Was The Proudest Father Ever Sending His Son Off To This HBCU

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Black fathers are something special. What’s even more special for Black dads, is the feeling of sending one of your children off to college. This...

Central State University Grad, Austin Oten’s New Clothing Brand Is Definitely Black Meets Skate-Punk

Last May, Central State University graduate Austin Oten released his new clothing brand, Wrath, which is a skate-punk clothing brand geared towards skaters of...

Watching ‘When They See Us’ Is An Act Of Social Justice

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Apparently, no one was ready for Ava DuVernay’s recent series, When They See Us. Across social media, discourse about the movie ranges from whether or...

Charlamagne Tha God Compares Elizabeth Warren To HBCU Grad Rachel Dolezal

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U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is taking renewed heat for her past Native American heritage claims — this time from a radio host who compared...

Beyoncé Teases Her Ivy Park/Adidas Collab With Help From Grambling State

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When we heard buzz that Beyoncé booked Grambling State University’s dance team and marching band for a private event during Coachella 2019 last weekend,...

Beyoncé Drops Surprise New Album, HBCU-Themed Documentary On Netflix

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Beyoncé has surprised her fans by releasing a soundtrack to her Netflix documentary “Homecoming.” The 37-year-old superstar debuted “Homecoming: The Live Album” Wednesday, the same...

From the Mud: Meek Mill and HBCU Culture

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As an artist who has always stood tall in the face of adversity, Meek Mill has become a staple in HBCU (historically Black Colleges...

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

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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...

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

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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...

This Howard Alumna Just Launched A Mental Health Foundation

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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...

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...

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...

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

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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...

Black Panther Honors a True Superhero

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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...

WATCH: I Come From This Beautiful Culture Called Hip-Hop – Diddy

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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...

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