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2022 JCSU Graduate Jarin Simmons to Compete for the Miss North Carolina Crown

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A recent Johnson C. Smith University alumna Jarin Simmons is preparing to make her state proud as she competes for Miss North Carolina. Learn...

Diddy Pledges Millions To HBCUs During BET Lifetime Achievement Award Speech

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Two HBCUs will be receiving millions from celebrated artist and entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs after he pledged the funds during an acceptance speech at...

Atlanta’s HBCU Staff Train On How To Respond To Active Shooter Situation

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Staff representing Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College recently worked to prepare for an active shooter situation. Learn more in the story...

Despite Hurdles, FAMU Marching ‘100’ Band Reaches Paris For Louis Vuitton Performance

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Florida A&M University's famous marching band is getting settled in Paris in anticipation of a very important performance! Learn more in the story...

Pharrell Williams Cancels Student Debt For Several NAACP Youth Leaders

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Several HBCU students were on the receiving end of an initiative to clear students debt for NAACP youth leaders. Learn more in the story...

Ashley M. Jones, Poet Laureate of Alabama, Recites Work at Gadsden State Community College

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Poetry flowed through an HBCU thanks to a history making poet-laureate. Learn more in the story from Donna Thornton at The Gadsden Times. Ashley M....

The Big Homecoming Is An HBCU Lover’s Dream

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Juneteenth Weekend in Atlanta, GA The HBCU experience is so priceless and even better, each HBCU campus has its own flavor. What if it was...

AFRICON 2022 Already Has Us Looking Forward To Next Year

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Today is Monday, but if we could we would be reliving last weekend. AFRICON shut down downtown Los Angeles with four days of events....

It’s Not Too Late to Find An HBCU Summer Camp For Your Kids

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HBCUs may be thought of as just campuses for college-age students, but they're so much more. Often during summers, HBCUs offer opportunities for local...

Colin Kaepernick Among 3 Changemakers To Receive Honorary Degrees From Morgan State University

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At the HBCU's upcoming spring commencement, Morgan State University is honoring three leaders who have blazed trails in their respective fields and changed lives...

Stacey Abrams To New Grads: ‘Be fearless’ Is The ‘Dumbest Advice I’ve Ever Heard’

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Spelman College alumna Stacey Abrams shared a valuable perspective as recent keynote speaker for her alma mater's spring commencement. Learn more about what she...

Meharry Medical College To Unveil Historical Marker Honoring First Female Faculty Member

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Dr. Josie E. Wells, the very first female faculty member at HBCU Meharry Medical College, will be honored in a very special way. Learn...

Valuable Advice Graduates Have Received From 2022 Commencement Speakers Thus Far

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North Carolina Central University graduate and author Jalon Hill is recounting the notable sound bytes from spring HBCU graduations happening all over the country!...

Slutty Vegan Founder Pinky Cole Gifts LLC to Every Member of Clark Atlanta Graduating...

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Clark Atlanta University alumna and commencement speaker Pinky Cole gave the graduates a very big surprise! Jonathan Raymond shares more in the 11Alive story....

Millionaire Entrepreneur and Alumna Pinky Cole To Headline 2022 CAU Commencement

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Clark Atlanta University's upcoming commencement will be addressed by alumna, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker Aisha "Pinky" Cole! Learn more from Aaron Hutcherson at The...

Edward Waters Graduates 1st class Under New Distinction As University

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Since changing its designation and also adding opportunities for students, Edward Waters University is celebrating first graduating class. Get the full story from Aaron...

Kamala Harris Delivers Powerful Speech at Tennessee State University Spring Commencement

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Spring 2022 graduates of Tennessee State University received the speech of a lifetime when Vice President Kamala Harris delivered their commencement address today. Harris,...

Former Morehouse College President Headlines UVI’s First In-Person Commencement Since 2019

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Former Morehouse College President Dr. Robert Franklin, Jr. is headlining the exciting upcoming commencement for the University of the Virgin Islands! The Virgin Islands...