HBCU Enrollment Booming – Could This Be The Missouri Effect?

Student protests at the University of Missouri last year captured the national spotlight and uncovered deep-seated racial tension on campus. But Mizzou was not alone. Several other...

HBCU President Ronald A. Johnson Issues Statement On 9/11 Anniversary

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) pauses with the nation to honor the nearly 3,000 innocent lives taken from their family and friends in a despicable act of evil...

Morehouse Student Uses The Power Of Art To Debunk The Boys Don’t Cry Myth

Jamel Smith, 21, is a senior at Morehouse College in Atlanta, a Marketing representative for Universal Music Group, and a creative himself. However, he is most passionate...

Howard Alum Diddy Is Forbes’ Highest Paid Hip-Hop Artist

Diddy just topped Forbes’ “Hip-Hop Cash Kings” list for a second straight year. It seems like the rapper turned mogul doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Earlier...

CAU Alum Talks Life After Exposing Plagiarism Of Michelle Obama’s Speech

ATLANTA — Former Clark Atlanta University (CAU) student Jarrett Hill became an instant household name in July, during opening night of the Republican National Convention. His notoriety...

“Can’t Nobody Hold You Down” – Sean Diddy Combs Kicks Off Harlem Charter School

Rap mogul, Howard University Alumni and would-be educator Sean (Diddy) Combs delivered a rousing speech Monday to kick off the first day of classes at a new...

Howard Dad Common Calls For More Support For HBCUs

Common recently spoke with The Huffington Post about the importance of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Citing his time at FAMU, Common feels like his “experience was special...

HBCU Top 30 Under 30 2016

Since their inception in the early 1800s, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have produced some of the finest and most celebrated African-American men and women across...

Longtime Black Press Advocate, HBCU Grad George Curry Dies At Age 69

The Knoxville College family and the HBCU community are deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of George Curry. He was 69. His sister, Christie Love, confirmed the news...

FAMU Graduate To Address Differences In Approach To Activism In New Short Film

Filmmaker Shayla Racquel has decided to spotlight a recently re-surfaced debate that has some African-American families at odds. Is there a right or wrong way to fight...

Former Stillman College Star Jeff Henderson Claims Gold Medal At Rio Olympics

How does it feel to win the gold after all the work you had put in? For former Stillman College standout Jeff Henderson, who, in his final jump,...

Tougaloo College Becomes First Ever HBCU To Study Modern Day Slavery

Tougaloo College makes history! Tougaloo College President Beverly Wade Hogan told reporters on Monday that the school has been awarded a $550,000 grant to study trends such as...

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...

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