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Firm That Represented HBCUs In 15-Year Lawsuit Donates Fees Worth $12.5M To HBCUs, Nonprofits

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After a grueling lawsuit on behalf of Maryland HBCUs that lasted over a decade, HBCUs and nonprofits all over the country will receive funds...

U.S. Marshall, Police Officer Indicted In 2016 Death of Tuskegee Student Shot 76 Times

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2 law enforcement officers have been arrested in the tragic and controversial death of Jamarion Robinson. Robinson, who studied at Clark Atlanta University before...

Fayetteville State University Community Members Are Pushing For Historic Civil Rights Honor

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Many in the Fayetteville State University community are seeking for the university to have its own historic civil rights trail marker to commemorate its...

Dillard Director Dr. Ashraf Esmail Talks Missing People Of Color, Slain Southern Student

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The recent disappearance and later discovery of murder victim Gabby Petito has captured the nation, and the coverage on her case is causing pain...

Alabama State University Renames Building For Civil Rights Icon

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Alabama State University is honoring the right side of history, renaming a building after a civil rights icon after it was stripped of the...

VSU Announces the Nation’s First HBCU Center for Policing Leadership and Social Justice

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Virginia State University is making history by establishing the nation's first HBCU Center for Policing Leadership and Social Justice! Learn more about it in...

Dr. Karida Brown Named Director Of Fisk’s John Lewis Center For Social Justice

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Fisk University's John Lewis Center For Social Justice has a new leader, and she's a powerhouse! The hiring of Dr. Karida Brown as the...

Civil Rights Activist And Author Anthony J. Harris Joins PVAMU Faculty

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Top educators like Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nahesi Coates continue to join the esteemed ranks of HBCU faculty, and now Anthony J. Harris, Ed.D. is...

Judge Who Lead Desegregation Case Involving 5 NC HBCUs To Retire

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It's hardly surprising, but years ago several public colleges and universities, including HBCUs, were almost hindered from receiving state funds. In fact, it was...

Norfolk State Aims To Produce More Minority Lawyers With New 6-Year Program

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Through a new partnership with Appalachian School of Law, Norfolk State University is helping students dedicated to law accomplish their dreams in 6 years!...

Rev. Jesse Jackson Awarded With Legion d’Honneur By French President Emmanuel Macron

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Reverend Jesse Jackson was honored in Paris today with one of France's highest-ranking awards for his lifetime of work in civil rights. Learn why...

Civil Rights Leader Gloria Richardson Passes Away

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Known for her activism and for famously pushing a National Guardsman's bayonet out her way, Gloria Richardson was a powerhouse. For years she fought...

Joyce Beatty Speaks On “Disparities of Treatment” After Recent Arrest

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On Thursday Central State University alumna Joyce Beatty was arrested while fighting for voting rights, and now she's sounding off about her experience. Learn...

Scholarship Honoring Freddie Gray Established At Coppin State University

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The story and untimely death of Freddie Gray still sends chills through our spines. Now students who attended Gray's high school will be supported...

Excess $10K Raised For Ida B. Wells Statue To Become Rust College Scholarships

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Amid plans for her to be honored on Beale Street in Memphis, the legacy of writer and icon Ida B. Wells is extending into...

Civil Rights Lawyer Lee Merritt Officially Launches Campaign For Texas Attorney General

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Morehouse College alum and civil rights lawyer Lee Merritt has announced his run for Texas Attorney General! The lawyer has worked on key cases...

All The Ways PVAMU Alumna Sandra Bland Has Changed The World Since Her Passing

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It's been 6 years since Sandra Bland's death, and in that time her story has unfolded, with many questions still unanswered. However, in that...

UAPB Dean And Alum Present On Global Civil-Rights At Tokyo Embassy

The fight for civil rights will always be a global issue, so recently dean and graduate of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff...