PBS Documentary ‘The Central Park Five’ tackles issues of race and blame

Need something to watch with a little substance? Check out The Central Park Five documentary and let us know what you think. About The Central Park Five: A new film...

HBCU History Is Black History

ByErnie Suggs - The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionForget the football duels between North Carolina Central and North Carolina A&T. It doesn’t matter if Howard or Hampton is the real...

28 Black Inventions Used Today

In honor of Black History Month, we find it necessary to pay homage to those in Black history who have paved the way for all of us...

Case involving UMES, other HBCU’s closes

Lawyers for the state of Maryland and for a group of students and alumni of Maryland’s four historically black universities sparred Friday over whether the state has...

Students Rally for More Funding of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Students held a rally at Maryland’s State House Monday hoping to get more funding for the state’s four historically black colleges and universities. Sequoya Patterson went from Connecticut...

Stillman College Designated As Historic District

Tuscaloosa, AL - Stillman College has been designated an Alabama historic district. On June 23, 2016, The Alabama Historical Commission listed Stillman College to the Alabama Register...

Spelman College Hosts ‘When Sorrows Come: A Symposium on Death and Dying in African-American...

ATLANTA (Feb. 17, 2015) -- Exactly 50 years since the assassination of Malcolm X, Spelman College will host "When Sorrows Come: A Symposium on Death and Dying...

Central State to Inaugurate University’s Eighth President, Cynthia Jackson-Hammond

Wilberforce – Central State University prepares to inaugurate President Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, Thursday, March 7, 2013. Jackson-Hammond is the eighth president of the university and the first woman...

The Hilltop, Howard University’s Campus Newspaper, Archive

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The complete '15-'16 The Hilltop publications are located here. Browse back issues of the student voice of Howard University from last...

Women’s History Month: College Aged Men Give Their Definitions Of ‘A Woman’

By 1986, 14 states had already declared March as Women’s History Month. This momentum and state-by-state action was used as the rational to lobby Congress to declare...

Rap Game. Black/African Americans: This is Not Who You Are!

Rappers Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Kanye West, “P” Diddy, 50 Cent, and hip-hop businessmen Russell Simmons, and Robert Johnson, just to name a few, are members of the...

Black History Month at ‘the real’ HU

Check out some schedule events throughout the month of February for Black History Month at HU (Hampton University). The month’s theme is “R.E.P.:" Remembering the Past, Embracing the...

U.S. Postal Service to Honor Robert Taylor With Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will release its latest stamp in the Black Heritage Series on Feb. 12, paying tribute to Robert Robinson Taylor. From The Journal of Blacks...

Legacy

Legacy: By Dennis Richmond, Jr. In 1909 a young black couple got married in New York.  The groom was a handsome young laborer who cleaned chimneys named John...

Meet the 1st black jockey in Kentucky Derby since 2000

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A little known jockey and a lightly regarded horse pulled off an upset victory for trainer Doug O’Neill at last year’s Kentucky Derby. On Saturday, he’ll give another...

Al Sharpton Pushes to Help TSU Program Inducted Into the Basketball Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) - The Reverend Al Sharpton is widely known for taking up the fight on behalf of the underdog in his pursuit of...

Dr. Blevins reflects on 41 years at BSC

When the Bluefield State College Presidential Selection Committee announced the selection of Dr. Marsha Krotseng to serve as BSC president,  slipped off the local radar screen for...

18 Famous Historically Black College and University Alumni

Many of pop culture's biggest names have their own remarkable origin story. A lucky break, a serendipitous career move, or the life experience and knowledge gained at...

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