4 Minority-Owned Cannabis Businesses That Are Leading The Way

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The last few years have seen the sorts of changes to cannabis legislation across America that would have been simply unimaginable in previous decades. Whether...

Southern Company Announces A $50 Million Initiative For HBCU Students

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Southern Company and its subsidiaries today announced a $50 million multi-year initiative to provide students attending historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) with scholarships, internships,...

Ohio’s Only Public HBCU Seeks Funding To Renovate Dayton Campus

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Ohio’s only historically black college and university (HBCU), Central State University in Wilberforce, is seeking funding to renovate its Dayton campus in order to provide...

Sallie Mae Celebrates $5 Billion In Sales, Flies 100 Employees To Hawaii

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Monique Judge of The Root shares a very eye-grabbing story for every college student who has loans: As you struggle to...

Howard’s Class of 2014 Raises Over $10k for Homecoming Scholarship Fund

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Howard’s class of 2014 showed up and showed out. In addition to the endless moves, pre-games and turn-ups, the class raised over $10,000 for their...

Call The Racial Wealth Gap By Its Name

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In the sea of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates fighting to differentiate themselves, several candidates have zeroed in on policies addressing...

Here’s 5 Life Insurance Wealth-Building Strategies That Black Families Can Use

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Unfortunately, most people think of death when they think about life insurance. And few want to think or talk about dying. As...

TMCF & Hennessy Partner in $10 Million Graduate Initiative

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Zxdxo8oEWQ Hennessy and The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) have partnered up to launch of the Hennessy Fellows Program, a $10 million graduate...

6 Scholarships & Programs from TMCF You Should Be Applying For Now

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TMCF offers four types of unique scholarships that are merit, plus need-based designed to address the financial needs of students attending TMCF member-schools. The awards...

FAMU Partnership With Duke Energy Through Solar Energy

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Tallahassee, Fla. – The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Board of Trustees approved a partnership with Duke Energy Florida (DEF) to build a solar facility in Central...

This HBCU Will Soon Be Offering Free Tuition

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Beginning with the 2019-2020 academic year, students who have graduated from secondary school in the U.S. Virgin Islands will have one less concern about their college careers:...

Morgan State Awarded $1.6 Million Base 11 Grant

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BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The nonprofit Base 11 today announced that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which...

Morehouse College Receives $1.5 Million From Billionaire Robert F. Smith

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Founder and CEO of Vista Equity and black billionaire, Robert F. Smith donated $1.5 million to Morehouse College, according to a statement released by the...

$3 Million Gift To Fisk University Makes Largest Gift In School History

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Nashville, Tenn., August 20, 2018 – Fisk University is excited to announce a $3 million gift from Dallas Businessman and Philanthropist Roland G. Parrish, one of the largest gifts...

Morehouse Receives $2.25 Million Investment From Aramark Corporation

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Representatives from Philadelphia-based Aramark Corporation presented a $2.25 million check to Morehouse College Thursday as an investment in a partnership that will expand facility maintenance services and...

Walmart Foundation Grants $500,000 to UNCF to Strengthen HBCUs

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UNCF announced a $500,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation that will provide funding and technical assistance to selected UNCF-member institutions. This grant will help these institutions with...

CAU Receives More Than $4.5 Million in Grants for Upward Bound, HBCU C.A.R.E.S.

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(ATLANTA) June 29, 2018 -- Clark Atlanta University recently received two grants totaling more than $4.5 million. The first grant lays the groundwork for a new legacy...

Boeing Partners with TMCF to Invest $6 Million in HBCUs

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Continuing with its commitment to diversify its own internal workforce and available talent in the aerospace marketplace, Boeing is partnering with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF)...

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