Civil Rights

Kanye West Creates College Fund For George Floyd’s Daughter In $2M Donation

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Kanye West joins millions in all fifty states and countless countries across the world who are uniting in response to the senseless murder of...

Protest And Riot Resource Guide

Centuries of pinned-up anger has been unlocked after the world watch the 8min 46sec murder of George Floyd. He was not resisting. He was...

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...

President Biden Joins Rep. Jim Clyburn At South Carolina State University Commencement

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South Carolina State University received two very special guests during it's commencement over the weekend! Get the full story from Barbara Sprunt at NPR...

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...

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...

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...

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...

17 Family Members of Ahmaud Arbery’s Family Visit Alabama State University

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The life of Ahmaud Arbery and all he stands for came to life when his family came in full force to the campus of...

Juneteenth: 5 Things You Need To Know

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FIVE "Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June...

Road To White House Now Features “BLACK LIVES MATTER” Mural

As the country unites to stand for the #BlackLivesMatter movement, the nation's capital is literally "taking it to the streets." A section of 16th...

PVAMU Paints ‘Black Lives Matter’ On University Drive

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On June 5, when D.C.'s mayor, Muriel Bowser announced "Black Lives Matter Plaza," and she debuted a bold street mural reading "Black Lives Matter,"...

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...

Alabama State Dedicates Jo Ann Robinson Hall, Removes Klan member’s Name From Dorm

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A name tarnishing an Alabama State University building is no more. Get the full story from Mike Cason at Alabama.com below. Jo Ann Robinson was...

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...

Beyonce Seeks Justice for George Floyd; Sign Petition

Multi-talented megastar Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter is using her platform to aid in the demand of justice for George Floyd. In her latest Instagram post,...

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...

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...