NCCU Undergrad Baccalaureate Ceremony Speaker: Arne Duncan

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will deliver the keynote address to graduates during the 125th Baccalaureate Ceremony at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 9, 2015, in O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium on the...

Obama Discusses Criminal Justice Reform During NAACP National Convention

President Barack Obama chose Philadelphia and the NAACP 106th National Convention as the place and space to announce his criminal justice overhaul proposal. More than 3,000, including many...

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...

Supreme Court Case ruling may inspire HBCUs to recruit more black students

Wednesday’s oral arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case has suggested a notion of potentially overruling the admission policies for universities and colleges...

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...

This Dillard Student Uses Teen Experience In Foster Care To Help Others

Rep. Karen Bass took to the House floor Wednesday for a one-minute speech, standing next to a picture of a smiling young woman. That same young woman sat...

Florida Congressional Reps Join New HBCU Caucus

Sunshine State News Four representatives from Florida -- Democrats Corrine Brown, Gwen Graham, Alcee Hastings and Frederica Wilson -- joined more than 30 other members of Congress to...

Howard Grad Kamala Harris Hits Trump With ‘Criminal’ Justice Jibe After Controversial Black College...

Kamala Harris says President Trump put the “criminal” in criminal justice reform. The Democratic presidential candidate hit...

Rand Paul Has My Support in 2016. He Should Have Yours, Too

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FAMU Grad, Andrew Gillum, To Speak At DNC Wednesday

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum will speak at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday. Gillum, who also is a graduate of HBCU Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University...

Here’s How Democratic Presidential Candidates Plan To Help HBCUs

When Democratic presidential candidates came to Atlanta for the latest debate this week, several of them made stops at the...

WSSU Could See Funding Increase with Governor’s Proposed Budget

John Hinton/Winston-Salem Journal Winston-Salem State University would get a small increase in its funding under Gov. Pat McCrory’s proposed $21.5 billion state budget for fiscal year 2015-16, a...

Widow of Medgar Evers to deliver Inaugural Invocation

The widow of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers will deliver the invocation at President Barack Obama’s second Inauguration on Jan. 21, 2013 The Presidential Inaugural Committee announced...

Sanders’ National HBCU Outreach Director Says ‘Bernie’s Platform Has Been Consistent’

With Super Tuesday forthcoming, I had the opportunity to talk with Bernie Sanders' National HBCU Outreach Director, Danny Glover--not to be mistaken with the actor. He is...

Howard University Grad Kamala Harris Teams Up With Maxine Waters On $13 Billion Plan...

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), who is running for president, introduced a bill Thursday that would invest billions more dollars in affordable housing and other initiatives...

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...

FAMU Alum Andrew Gillum Can Create History As First Black Governor of Florida

In the 173 years of Florida becoming the “Sunshine State” of America, never once has an African American male or female been elected as Governor. Mayor of...

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...

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