SCLC Founding Member And 3-Time HBCU Grad, Dr. D.O. Simpkins Dies At 94

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SHREVEPORT TIMES - C.O. Simpkins was a founding member of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in 1960 and worked with Dr. Martin Luther King...

Morehouse School of Medicine Professor Discusses Unique Mental Health Risks

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WebMD shares: Gail Mattox, MD, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, has been working for...

Howard University Grad Taraji P. Henson Shares Her Personal Struggle With Depression And Anxiety

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HBCU Community, you may remember Taraji P. Henson launching the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation — named after her father whom Henson believes had bipolar disorder...

WSSU Wins $100,000 Grant to Address Food Insecurity In Winston-Salem

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WA proposal developed by Winston-Salem State University (WSSU) students to address food insecurity has been awarded a $100,000 American Heart Association...

Congo Delegation Meets At Howard University On Sickle Cell Disease

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Washington, D.C. (March 5, 2019) – Howard University hosted a Republic of Congo delegation of health and higher education officials on Feb. 26. A key goal of...

Lincoln University Goes Pink For LU Alumna Liz Morrow

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The dynamic of Lincoln University of Missouri shifted on December 10, 2017, when Liz Morrow shared on her social media that she had been diagnosed with breast...

FAMU Grad Dr. Martez Prince Is Black Owned Premier Pharmacy And Wellness Center CEO

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FAMU graduate Martez Prince's long-time dedication to educating and caring for patients paid off as he became the CEO of  African American owned and staffed growing pharmacy, Premier Pharmacy and...

Howard Alum Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Hospitalized

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A Howard University alum is recovering in the hospital after undergoing knee surgery. Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs took to Instagram to update fans on his health, writing, "Just had...

Howard University’s Dept. Of Pediatrics And Child Health Hosted Seventh International Conference On Stigma

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Howard University’s Department of Pediatrics and Child Health in collaboration with the School of Social Work hosted the seventh International Conference on Stigma on November 18 at...

Former Paine College Student Works To Raise Awareness On HIV

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Gaston Toland is a 26-year-old male from Greensville, South Carolina who has been living with HIV for three years. He began his undergraduate studies in Media Studies,...

HBCU Freshmen Bible: 5 Tips To Avoid The Freshmen 15

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We all know that HBCU students love to indulge on Fried Chicken Wednesdays, Soul Food Thursdays and Catfish Fridays. There’s nothing like a home cooked meal when you’re...

‘Give Before You Get’ Homelessness Initiative at Howard University Hospital

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WASHINGTON – Howard University Hospital participated in The Stafford Foundation’s 2015 “Give Before You Get” Volunteer Day on Dec. 12. The day was filled with gift giving...

Morehouse Researchers Explore Common Stroke Drug & Black Women

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Fox 5 Every 40 seconds, someone in this country has a stroke.  African American women are the hardest hit when it comes to these deadly brain attacks.  Black...

Huston-Tillotson Adds Electronic Cigarettes to Tobacco-Free Policy

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Huston-Tillotson University Newsroom Huston-Tillotson University achieved another historical milestone when it became the first college or university in Central Texas and the first Historically Black College and University...

Teens Invent Condom that Changes Color Based on STI Status

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CNN Sexually transmitted infection-- it's a sensitive topic that many people find difficult to discuss, but a group of teenage boys think they may have found an eye-catching...

Howard University Aims to Raise Prostate Cancer Awareness

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Howard University Newsroom On Saturday, June 6, 2015, Howard University Hospital and the Howard University Cancer Center will join local residents and community groups to raise awareness and...

CSU Improving The Doctor-Patient Relationship Among Black Patients

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The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases awarded a Translational Science Research Award to CSU Associate Professor Dr. Greta Winbush for research using health...

Spelman’s Third Annual Wellness Revolution 5K Run

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Spelman College will host its third annual Wellness Revolution 5K Run/Walk Saturday, April 11, 2015, as part of the College’s 134th Founders Day activities. The run/walk is in...

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