The 2015 Black Alumni Networking Expo is Here

At the center of the black community, fellowship has always held significance. Events that are widely accepted as historic, pivotal, and cornerstone events in the black community...

John Legend Launches Campaign to End Mass Incarceration

The Associated Press NEW YORK — John Legend has launched a campaign to end mass incarceration. The Grammy-winning singer announced the multiyear initiative, FREE AMERICA, on Monday. He will...

Bowie State University Celebrates 150-Year Anniversary With Its Oldest Graduate

105-Year-Old Graduate Reflects on School’s Impact on Her Life, Career Beatrice Payne, 105, remembers her days training to become a teacher at the school that would later become...

Black Alumni Networking Expo Recap: Young Black Adults Share Professional Experiences

This past weekend, Arlington Virginia was the home to the second annual Black Alumni Networking Expo, a new and flourishing company geared to young professionals with the...

Dillard University Partners With “You Do Matter” to Bring Technology Building Program to Black...

Dillard University Press Release   (NEW ORLEANS, LA) – On Saturday, May 29, twenty young African American males in Central City will participate in a culminating exercise that marks...

Donna Brazile Gives A Moving Speech At Spelman College Graduation

Political strategist Donna Brazile gave a rousing commencement speech at Spelman College on Sunday, urging graduates of the historically black college for women to take up leadership...

Norfolk State Theatre Selected by National Black Theatre Festival

What connects NSU Theatre Company to Denzel Washington, Cicely Tyson, Morgan Freeman and Sidney Poitier? The Norfolk State University Theatre has officially been selected to participate in the...

Tuskegee University Is Bringing Dr. Michael Eric Dyson To Campus

Tuskegee University Newsroom TUSKEGEE, Ala. (August 17, 2015) — Noted author and thought leader Dr. Michael Eric Dyson will kick off the newly revamped Tuskegee University Lyceum Series....

5 HBCU Alum From 3 Black Colleges Gives Back to the Community

In 2012, five alumni from Hampton, Howard and Morgan State set out to shatter the perception that HBCU alumni don’t give back to their alma maters. Lauren...

Hampton University Museum to Honor Elizabeth Catlett

Hampton University Museum will be showcasing a new exhibit in honor of the 100th birthday of the late African-American artist Elizabeth Catlett. The school has acquired more...

The Real HU: What You Missed at the 2015 Nations Football Classic

The Nations Football Classic, the ultimate historically black college and university (HBCU) reunion, proved to be a very eventful experience. The star-studded weekend united two college rivals,...

Charles Blow, Grambling State Grad and NY Times Columnist, to Speak at Montclair Public...

In January, the Montclair Public Library launched the Open Book / Open Mind series, which brings together prominent authors and public figures in conversation. The series has...

Texas Southern to Host Official Houston Town Hall Meeting

If you are a Houston native, make sure you stop by the next town hall meeting Saturday, Feb 7 on the campus of Texas Southern University on...

88th Annual Spelman-Morehouse Christmas Carol Concert Set for Dec 5th

ATLANTA (Nov. 17, 2014) – Spelman College and Morehouse College Glee Clubs will once again ring in the holidays together with a series of spirited musical performances...

Texas Southern University’s Epic Homecoming 2016 Only Days Away

Come home TSU, and ReMember The Times! Alumni, students, and former students - it’s ReMember the Times – your TSU Homecoming 2016. October 16-22 will be a...

Honda to Honor TSU Assistant with the “First Power of Dreams” Award

Audrey Stradford of Tennesee State University is being recognized with the "Power of Dreams" Award at the 13th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational Showcase on...

Actor Lamman Rucker to Kick-off FAMU’s Presidential Lecture Series

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., will launch her Presidential Lecture Series on Monday, Feb. 23 with a master class for theatre students...

Spelman’s 11th Annual Leadership Conference Empowers Women in the Digital Era

ATLANTA  -- Spelman College will explore the theme "New School Leaders in the Digital Era" at its 11th Annual Leadership and Women of Color Conference May 13-14,...

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