Dr. Ivory Toldson Steps Down As White House Initiative On HBCUs Leader

Leader of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Dr. Ivory Toldson is stepping down. According to Diverse, the HBCU champion has now become...

Howard Grad Potential Nominee To Replace Antonin Scalia As US Supreme Court Justice

A Howard University grad is being mentioned as a plausible nominee for Supreme Court Justice. Kamala Harris, the attorney general of California, 51, is considered a "leading...

Fisk & American Baptist Alumni, Congressman John Lewis Sit-in On House Floor Over Gun...

Democrats literally sat down on the floor of the House chamber on Wednesday — and forced the House into a temporary recess — as part of an...

Bernie Sanders’ National HBCU Outreach Director Danny Glover Shares His Story

Danny D. Glover is a young black politician with a bright future. He earned a Bachelors in Political Science at historically black Tennessee State University in 2011,...

Wale Makes History With the State of the Union Performance

Yesterday, Wale made history by becoming the first rapper to open the State of the Union preshow. We’re not sure what’s more cool, the fact that the HBCU Buzz...

Obama Becomes Sixth Sitting US President To Deliver Keynote Speech At A Howard University...

President Barack Obama has become the sixth sitting U.S. president to deliver the keynote address at a Howard University commencement, speaking to more than 2,300 graduates and...

Let Me Start: Slavery was a blessing, for America

Most of us recognize that the racist climate and sex-based discrimination of the past is exactly that: the past. But there is always that one bad apple...

Black Lives Matter Protesters Disrupt Hillary Clinton’s Speech at Historically Black Clark Atlanta University

A group of Black Lives Matter, a millennial activist movement "that campaigns against violence toward black people," protesters interrupted Hillary Clinton's speech "for over ten minutes" at historically...

Inside the Early Vote: African Americans

As we continue our daily updates on the state of the ground game, we want to turn attention to the African American vote. The African American community...

President Obama Announces Intent To Appoint Howard’s Leader To Serve On Board Of Advisors...

On Friday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to appoint Howard University President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick to serve on the Board of Advisors for the...

Senator Joins Bill to Save HBCUs in NC

WBTV A North Carolina senator from Mecklenburg County has signed on to a new bill that hopes to generate money to keep Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)...

How Jazmin Goodwin Found Inspiration For WHCA Scholarship Essay

Jazmin Goodwin, a Howard student and broadcast journalism major, was only inspired to write a 250-word scholarship essay when she realized she was on a broken down, and...

Senator Cory Booker To Speak At North Carolina Central University Commencement

Cory Booker will be speaking at North Carolina Central University's (NCCU) commencement. In the video above, he says, "I would not be here today without North Carolina Central...

Nolan McCaskill Thinks It’s Safe To Say That This Is A Historic Election Year

What has your experience been like at Politico so far? Great. Coming in, I wasn't sure what to expect — I was a soon-to-be HBCU grad with a...

NIH grant Awarded to Hampton University to Study Treatment for Infectious Diseases

The Hampton University Department of Biological Sciences has been awarded a $900,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of...

Filmmaker And Morehouse Man Spike Lee Produces New Ad For Bernie Sanders

Filmmaker Spike Lee got the opportunity to meet for the first time with Bernie Sanders, the senator from Vermont he supports for president, according to the Hollywood...

Political Commentator and Strategist Donna Brazile to Deliver Spelman Commencement Address

BeecherJackson Founder/President Yvonne Jackson, C'70, and Apple Vice President of Environmental Initiatives Lisa Jackson to receive honorary degrees, and KIPP Co-Founders Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin to...

Stillman College Announces Former Secretary Of State Condoleeza Rice Will Speak At 140th Anniversary...

Former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice will speak at Stillman College during the school’s 140th anniversary celebration on May 19. It will be a homecoming for Rice—she’s an...

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