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...

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...

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