Civil Rights

Six Atlanta Police Officers Charged After Dragging HBCU Students From Vehicle

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6 ATLANTA POLICE OFFICERS CHARGED AFTER VIOLENTLY DRAGGING HBCU STUDENTS FROM THEIR VEHICLE Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced criminal charges against the officers...

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...

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.

How This 14-year-Old’s Life Changed After Meeting His Hero John Lewis

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John Lewis, an alumnus of Fisk University and American Baptist College, has made an eternal impact. One of the people forever changed by Lewis'...

NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace Represents Black Lives Matter

As the world unites for racial justice and collectively expresses its discontent following the racist murder of 46-year-old George Floyd, Bubba Wallace takes a...

Colin Kaepernick Among 3 Changemakers To Receive Honorary Degrees From Morgan State University

At the HBCU's upcoming spring commencement, Morgan State University is honoring three leaders who have blazed trails in their respective fields and changed lives...

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...

Prairie View A&M University Holds Silent Vigil In Honor Of George Floyd

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Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) joins the list of Black organizations, communities and businesses that are recognizing the state of our country following 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...

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...

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!...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Delaware State University Lacrosse Player Reflects on ‘Traumatic’ Racial Profiling

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The recent racial profile experience of Delaware State University's lacrosse team has affected everyone involved differently. One student recently shared what that day was...

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...