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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...

Celebrities, Activists In The HBCU Community Sound Off About Derek Chauvin Sentencing

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Since that fateful day on May 25, 2020, world has been fighting for justice in the name of George Floyd. His callous murder sparked...

The First Class Of Lincoln University’s Police Academy Set To Graduate

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Lincoln University made headlines with its creation of a police training academy on campus. Now, a class of 9 students are set to graduate...

Young Activist Who Became Her High School’s First Black Female Valedictorian Is Heading To...

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A talented young scholar who is passionate about social justice is heading to Howard University! Learn more about Soraya Chanterelle, who is the first...

Nashville’s Freedom Riders: Remembering The HBCU Students On The Front Lines Of Segregation

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The Civil Rights Movement would not be what it was without HBCU students. These students, hailing from Tennessee State University, Fisk University, American Baptist...

Fisk University Renames Social Justice Institute In Honor Of John Lewis

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Fisk University announced that it will be naming its recently launched institute for social justice after the late Congressman and alumni U.S. Rep. John...

How To Honor John Lewis’ Legacy And Get Into Good Trouble

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John Lewis was the type of leader who was so impactful that even after his passing, he will continue to live in all of us. In his 80 years, he changed millions of lives and the future of the United States of America, forever. We send heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and loved ones.

Shaun King Exposes Facebook Group Plotting To Kill Him

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Shaun King recently raised alarms after receiving death threats from individuals associated with law enforcement. In the private Facebook group, various civil servants conspired...

Morehouse College Grad Shaun King Says ‘White Jesus’ Statues Should Come Down

Morehouse College graduate Shaun King isn't playing when he said on Monday that it's time for anything resembling “white Jesus” to be expunged from...