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NC HBCU Will Welcome Georgia HS’s First Black Male Valedictorian

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The first African-American male valedictorian at his high school in Georgia is coming to North Carolina for college. And a video of him rapping to...

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

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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...

NCCU Awards Its First Doctorates In Biosciences To Three Black Women

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North Carolina Central University (NCCU) achieved an important milestone by awarding its first Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in more than a half-century during the...

Alcorn State Alumna Penny Jones Becomes Vicksburg Police Department’s First Woman Chief of Police

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Alcorn State University double graduate Penny Jones is officially a history-maker in law enforcement. Learn about her new role as Chief of Police for...

Man Accused of Killing Bowie State Student Indicted For Murder

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The man accused of killing a Bowie State University student earlier this year has been indicted for his murder. Sean Urbanski, a 22-year-old white student...

UAPB Alumnus And 3X Pro Bowler Terron Armstead Signs Mega $87 Million Contract With...

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University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff alumnus Terron Armstead is yet again making us proud after signing a huge new NFL contract. Get the...

Sister Of Sandra Bland Overcomes Grief With Radical Self-Care

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Imagine receiving the promotion you’ve worked a lifetime for and life-changing news all in the same day. Four years ago, that became Sharon Cooper’s...

Mike Bloomberg Donates $100 Million To 4 HBCUs To Create More Black Doctors

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According to a study conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges, only 5% of practicing physicians are Black. With growing racial disparities in the...

Former Local HBCU Stars Lead Defenders To First XFL Win

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By Mark F. GrayAFRO Staff Writermgray@afro.com In a town used to inauguration days, the dawn of a new beginning for professional football’s attempt at a...

Over 60 Percent Of CAU Scholar-Athletes Earn A 3.0 Or Higher GPA

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ATLANTA — There are 207 student-athletes at Clark Atlanta University. Nearly 130 of them were honored with a medal Jan. 26 for accomplishments, which have...

How Will HBCU Grad Kamala Harris Win Over Black Voters?

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“When I hear young people saying they’re not going to vote, I don’t think that is a static message. I think that’s a challenge." That's...

The Home Depot To Award $1 Million In Grants In 2022 Retool Your School...

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Tune into the Winners’ Announcement Ceremony on Tuesday, April 26th at 6 pm EST HBCUs have some of the finest students and resources in the...

Chris Paul Enrolled At Winston-Salem State

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Chris Paul is following in his parents footsteps and has enrolled in a class at Winston-Salem State University. Paul reveled that he is taking...

Grambling State Fires Volleyball Coach Who Cut Entire Team After Internal Investigation

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When now former Grambling State University volleyball coach Chelsey Lucas decided to cut her entire team of volleyball student-athletes, it caused an uproar. Today...

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

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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...

Southern University Mourns Loss of Freshman Cheerleader Arlana Miller

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The Southern University Jaguars community is mourning a lost taken too soon, during Mental Health Awareness Month nonetheless. Get the story from Megan Ambers...

Hoop For All: Nonprofit Founded By Howard Graduates Enters Its 8th Year Of Fight...

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“One shot can save a life.”  In 2017, cancer was the second-ranked leading cause of death in both the United States and the District of...

Digital Bank Greenwood Signs NIL Deal with College Football Star Travis Hunter

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Jackson State's Travis Hunter has just signed a new groundbreaking NIL deal. Learn more in the story by Jeff Beer at Fast Company. As the...