Meet Your New Favorite Rio 2016 Athletes From Black Colleges

After weeks of training, four U.S. athletes from black colleges will compete in The 2016 Rio Games, one is seeking her second gold medal. Jackson State grad and...

A Look At Howard Grad Alma Thomas’ Late-Blooming Career

Peter Schjeldahl, writing in The New Yorker, says that Alma Thomas was a late-blooming painter—indeed, many of Thomas's best work came toward the end of her incredible...

What You Need To Know Before Joining Sororities And Fraternities On HBCU Campuses

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) begin the new school year in a few short weeks and many students will have questions about sororities and fraternities on...

Several Wendy Williams Show Staffers Fired After HBCU Comments

A daily talk show fired several of its staff in the wake of Wendy Williams' controversial remarks on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Longtime producer at The...

What Would Happen If There Were No More HBCU Homecomings?

What would happen if there were no more historically black college or university (HBCU) homecomings. What if there were no more cool and exciting wordplay by Drake and...

Tuskegee Grad Marilyn Mosby: ‘We Do Not Believe That Freddie Gray Killed Himself’

Marilyn Mosby was right to bring charges against the officers involved in Freddie Gray’s arrest. We remember Mosby triumphantly coming to aid of the family and loved...

UPDATE: UL System Names Rick Gallot Next President Of Grambling State University

5:20 p.m. UPDATE: The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors appointed Rick Gallot as the next president Grambling State University. The Board appointed Gallot by unanimous...

Trump Edges Out Clinton In New HU Poll

If the presidential election were held today, Virginians would vote for the GOP nominee Donald Trump over presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton as our nation’s 45th...

Howard Alum Ta-Nehisi Coates’ ‘Black Panther’ Gets A Spin-Off Series

A new spin-off series of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Black Panther comic book was announced Friday and it is generating a lot of buzz everywhere. Coates, a national correspondent at...

Huston-Tillotson Grad, Teacher Breaion King Brutally Arrested ‘For No Reason Whatsoever’

A patrol car video from a June 2015 incident showing a Black elementary teacher in Austin violently arrested by a white police officer during a traffic stop...

Wendy Williams Apologizes To HBCUs And The NAACP As Roland Martin Educates Us All

School is back in session and Twitter is here for the must-see discussion between Roland Martin and Wendy Williams on her nationally syndicated television talk show, “The...

Protest For Progress In Memphis

Greater Imani Church in Memphis, TN reached full capacity on Monday as citizens from all around Shelby County came to meet with city leaders to discuss challenges taking...

Coppin State Alumna Christina Epps Headed To 2016 Rio Olympics

Being the first Olympian of the best HBCU on the planet, my alma mater, Coppin State means the world to me,”Christina Epps Said. “I hope I’ve not...

Black Twitter Drags Wendy Williams Over HBCU Comments

Wendy Williams recently found herself under fire after her comments on historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Jesse Williams’ acceptance speech for BET’s humanitarian award, and the...

Former Jackson State Coach Inducted To The National College Baseball HOF

Former Jackson State head baseball coach Robert Braddy was one of seven new inductees to enter the National College Baseball Hall of Fame at its annual Night...

Hampton Alumna, Kai Kitchen Charged With Reckless Driving After Being Stopped Three Times in...

The mother of a recent historically black university grad charged with reckless driving in Dublin, Va. says her daughter was “stopped three times in 30 minutes” by...

Political Commentator and Strategist Donna Brazile to Deliver Spelman Commencement Address

BeecherJackson Founder/President Yvonne Jackson, C'70, and Apple Vice President of Environmental Initiatives Lisa Jackson to receive honorary degrees, and KIPP Co-Founders Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin to...

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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