Business

Former Aggie Is A Forbes List Successful Entrepreneur And Pioneer For Change

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Olatorera Oniru is the 29 year old founder and CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com, an online African inspired fashion retailer. The business itself is under one year...

How Did Tennessee State Alum Oprah Become So Rich From Nothing?

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How did Oprah Winfrey, who is a graduate of HBCU Tennessee State University in Nashville, become so rich from scratch? One could argue hard work,...

N.C. A&T’s Chancellor Martin Named Among Most Admired CEOs

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North Carolina A&T State University chief administrator, Chancellor Harold L. Martin Sr. has been named among the inaugural class of the Triad’s Most Admired...

This Spelman Alum Is Making Her Mark As A Top Small Business Owner

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A Spelman grad is making her mark as one of the top UNIGLOBE Travel International franchise owners. The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Columbus...

Shaw University Receives $25,000 Grant From Wells Fargo

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RALEIGH, N.C. (April 18, 2016) – Wells Fargo Bank joins Shaw University’s growing list of corporate partnerships that are in alignment with the university’s...

Protective Styling For Natural Hair is Big Business

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Today, a large portion of everyday women can be seen with protective styles—and for many women it's a way to achieve versatility without damaging...

CSU President Jackson-Hammond Garners $2M in Federal Funding for STEAM Initiatives

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Central State University Newsroom Central State University President Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond has secured $2M in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation...

Dillard’s Marc A. Barnes Named “Outstanding Professional Fundraiser of the Year”

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(NEW ORLEANS) – The Greater New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) named Marc A. Barnes, vice president of advancement for...

Shaw University Partners with Zipcar

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Students, faculty and staff at Shaw University will not have access to affordable transportation a as the school announced it...

HBCU Grad Named President of Peoples Energy

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Special to the NNPA from The Florida Sentinel Wisconsin Energy’s (WE) purchase of Integrys was approved and has moved the power company beyond the state’s...

Report: Blacks Acquire Most Student Loan Debt

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NewsOne African-American students are paying a big price when it comes to achieving higher education; according to a new report, Blacks acquire the most student loan debt. The National...

Is Heavy College Debt Burden Still Worth It?

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In recent years, college attendance costs have dramatically risen, wages have declined and college graduates have struggled to find jobs. Despite the seemingly bleak outlook,...

A Must-Have App For All Hamptonians

Launched back in 2014, the myHamptonU App is 'a must-have' for incoming freshmen students and transfers arriving at historically black Hampton University later this fall,...

PVAMU Department of Athletics Debuts The Athletic Director’s Club

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PVAMU Sports Information The Prairie View A&M Department of Athletics is proud to announce the formation of the Athletic Director's Club.  The club is the...

CSU Trustee Named One of 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers

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Congratulations to Central State University Trustee Mark Hatcher, who has been named one of Savoy Magazine's 2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers. Hatcher is a...

The 10 HBCUs With The Best Retention Rates

Deciding whether to go to college can be difficult, stressing, and sometimes can be put on the back burner to find a peace of mind. Maybe...

University of Baltimore Offer Law School Program to State’s HBCUs

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The University of Baltimore has launched a program to groom students from Maryland’s historically Black colleges and universities for law school. None of the state’s...

Top 30 Under 30 Brittney S. Carter Wins Award For ‘Charity Efforts’ In The...

“Showcase your talents for the world to see and help others on the same journey that you struggled to overcome.” When you begin to change...