Living In A Womanpreneur’s World

“She is clothed with strength and dignity, and she laughs without fear of the future,” writes Brittney S. Carter on her Instagram page, sharing a glimpse of...

Spelman College Announces Honorees and Speakers for 2015 Women of Color Conference

ATLANTA (April 15, 2015) —Dynamic women visionaries who are leading in the field of technology will be honored at the 11th Annual Spelman College Leadership and Women...

Dr. Eli Jones Named Dean of Business School at Texas A&M

KBTX The PhD Project, an award-winning program to create a more diverse corporate America, is proud to announce that Project participant, Dr. Eli Jones, has been named Dean...

3 Funders HBCUs Should Know

(Inside Philanthropy) Giving to higher education hit an all-time high of nearly $34 billion in 2013, according to the Council for Aid to Education. Unfortunately, these new heights...

Apple Commits Over $50 Million to Diversity Efforts

Fortune A flashy new smart watch isn’t all Apple has up its sleeve. The company is donating more than $50 million to organizations that aim to get more...

HBCU Innovation in the Fast Lane

If someday you're eating your beloved peanuts and they don't spark an allergic reaction, think about innovation at an HBCU. Or if your vehicle, supported by an...

Paul Quinn Now 8th “Work College” Institution

Paul Quinn College, a private, religiously affiliated and historically black school will announce its effort to support the work college model. Beginning with the 2015-16 academic school...

President Obama Said To Be Critical of HBCUs During CBC Meeting

“These are difficult times for our institutions, our students and their families – even more difficult than when we first began this journey together in 2009.”  — Hampton University...

Federal HBCU Program to Help Fund UVI School of Medicine

In a resolution passed at a special meeting on Friday evening, the University of the Virgin Islands board of trustees authorized the university to enter into a...

FBI Struggles to Hire Black Agents

FBI Director James Comey’s pointed critique of law enforcement’s rocky dealings with African American communities indirectly called attention to an uncomfortable fact: the percentage of black FBI...

Blackstone Charitable Foundation Announces Third Annual Innovation Grant Recipients

NEW YORK, Feb 13, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Blackstone Charitable Foundation today announced that it has awarded grants totaling $3 million to twenty non-profit organizations that...

New crowdfunding website BlackStartup.com is brain child of Morehouse Alumni

As a Morehouse, Berkeley and Harvard-educated man, a world of opportunities has been available to Nathan Bennett Fleming. Instead of starting his career by working on Wall...

Support Black Business: $1 Million Campaign for Black Owned Businesses

A coalition of activists is aspiring to reclaim and rejuvenate black economic power. The “Million Dollar Black Spending Power” campaign wants all African-American consumers to spend $20...

Retool Your HBCU: The Home Depot Provides Campus Improvement Program

The Home Depot announces the kick-off of its fourth annual Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program. The 2013 Retool Your School Grants will total $195,000 to...

Business Wire and Black PR Wire to host 2013 Minority Leadership Series

In recognition of Black History Month and in celebration of their continued partnership, Business Wire and Black PR Wire invite you to join us for our 2013 Minority...

New iPhone app helps find local black businesses

Around the Way is an app for your iPhone or Android device that helps its users locate black owned businesses. The app is important because it uses technology...

First Ever HBCU Hackathon Tour

Participating in a hackathon is a magical thing. It doesn’t matter if you’re a programmer, designer, marketer, or the person with all the ideas, everybody involved is...

First African-American Managing Editor at The Washington Post

Washington Post National editor Kevin Merida is ascending to the managing editor spot vacated last month by Liz Spayd, according to an announcement by the paper. With Merida's promotion, the Post is getting...

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