Trump Signs Executive Order On Historically Black Colleges And Universities

On February 28, President Trump signed an executive order pledging support of his administration to historically Black colleges and universities, saying HBCUs are “an absolute priority for this...

SSU Becomes First HBCU To Win National Cheerleading Title

Savannah State Universty's cheerleading squad has become the first cheerleaders from a historically black college and university, or HBCU, to win a national cheerleading title. “We are very...

Student Creates App That Identifies Which HBCU You Should Attend

A Grambling State University student has created an app that helps students identify historically black colleges that could be a good match for them. The app keeps a database...

HU Prez Slams BET’s ‘The Quad’ For Inaccurate Portrayal Of HBCU Culture

A leader in the historically black college community has blasted BET’s The Quad for distorting HBCU culture and leadership on TV, calling the new drama "fake news" and "a bogus...

Clark Atlanta University Leads Region, Nation In Economic Mobility

ATLANTA — A new study, "Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility," co-authored by National Bureau of Economic Research member and Brown University Associate Professor...

The Maroon Tiger: ‘President’s View Of Pending Departure’

Ayron Lewallen writes in The Maroon Tiger that while the Dr. John Silvanus Wilson era is coming to an end, ideally, he would have liked to lead...

JSU Newsroom: D.C. Sniper’s Ex-Wife Thanks JSU Social Workers For Their Work

L.A. Warren writes at Jackson State Newsroom that the ex-wife of the D.C. sniper John Muhammad, Mildred Muhammad, spoke to Jackson State University social workers on "surviving...

Central State, Howard Alum Omarosa Drafting Trump’s HBCU Executive Order

Continuing to build a relationship with Donald Trump, Omarosa is drafting his executive order aimed at HBCUs following Trump's commemoration of Black History Month earlier last week, according to...

Report: Historically Black Colleges Are ‘Engines’ Of Economic Mobility

A new report revealed that historically black colleges help in terms of vaulting lowest-income kids into the top quintile as adults but these institutions have a lower than average...

CAU Journalism Student Has Investigative Report Published In The Detroit News

ATLANTA    With just a few months remaining before the 2017 Clark Atlanta University commencement ceremony, senior journalism major Dominique Sims achieved what many students in her position...

The New Mr. Clean Is Bald, Black And HBCU Educated

Happy Black History Month y'all! Mike Jackson, an Atlanta native who also attended historically black Tennessee State University, is the new face of Mr. Clean, beating out thousands of...

Miss Fayetteville State University Bria Perkins Dethroned As Queen Of FSU

Controversy over the removal of Bria Perkins from her Miss Fayetteville State University position is causing concern inside the Fayetteville community. The university also noted the student privacy laws...

Google Reminds Us Of The Incredible Life Story Of HBCU Alum Bessie Coleman

Open up the Google search home page and you’ll see today’s doodle dedicated to the first African American woman to earn a pilot’s license, Bessie Coleman. From her...

Black Males Elected President At Every Level Of Student Government At CAU

ATLANTA - For decades black men have been subjected to unfair and untrue stereotypes.  Now, an historic election during the 2016-2017 academic year, which propelled six black male...

NCCU Divine 9 Chapters Set The Trend In Establishing Scholarship Funds

Alumni from two chapters of North Carolina Central University’s National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) have established permanent legacies at the university by creating endowment funds for student scholarships. Members...

TSU School Of Public Affairs Receives Multi-Million Dollar Kellogg Grant

HOUSTON — The Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University (TSU) was recently awarded a $3.3 million grant from the W.K....

New Program Launched For HBCU Students Looking To Fix Hollywood’s Diversity Problem

Are you an HBCU student interested in gaining experience in the entertainment industry? If so, this new diversity initiative is the program for you. The Entertainment Industry College...

5 Howard Students Arrested Protesting Sessions’ Nomination

Five Howard University students were arrested Tuesday afternoon after staging a nonviolent sit-in, protesting the confirmation hearing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions — demanding that he withdraws...

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