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

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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...

Howard Grad Potential Nominee To Replace Antonin Scalia As US Supreme Court Justice

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A Howard University grad is being mentioned as a plausible nominee for Supreme Court Justice. Kamala Harris, the attorney general of California, 51, is...

Wale Makes History With the State of the Union Performance

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Yesterday, Wale made history by becoming the first rapper to open the State of the Union preshow. We’re not sure what’s more cool, the fact that...

Black Lives Matter Protesters Disrupt Hillary Clinton’s Speech at Historically Black Clark Atlanta University

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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...

Bowie State Student Files Ready for Kanye Organization With FEC

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In a filing Monday with the Federal Election Commission, Eugene Craig III, chairman of the national Young Minority Republicans Fund, filed a statement of organization...

Presidential Candidate Martin O’Malley Pitches Debt-Free College Plan To Historically Black Colleges And Universities

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Martin O'Malley, a Democratic presidential candidate, recently pitched his debt-free college plan to South Carolina’s seven historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The former Maryland...

Hillary Clinton’s ‘New College Compact’ Includes $25 Billion to Support Private HBCUs

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The Root Hillary Clinton unveiled a “New College Compact”—a $350 billion proposal—as part of her 2016 presidential platform this week, promising to ease the cost...

Obama Discusses Criminal Justice Reform During NAACP National Convention

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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...

Obama Pushes Reform and Becomes First Sitting President to Visit Prison

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The NY Times They opened the door to Cell 123, and President Obama stared inside. In the space of 9 feet by 10 feet, he...

Donna Brazile Gives A Moving Speech At Spelman College Graduation

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Political strategist Donna Brazile gave a rousing commencement speech at Spelman College on Sunday, urging graduates of the historically black college for women to...

Hillary Clinton Joins LinkedIn: ‘Yes, I’m Looking For A New Job’

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I'm a firm believer that young professionals like me, or any professional for that matter, should be using LinkedIn, and actively. Evidently, 2016 contender Hillary Clinton...

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

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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...

Newswire: New Congressional Caucus Champions HBCUs

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Greene County Democrat WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A little help may be on the way for historically Black colleges and universities struggling against falling financial support...

Barack Obama: What I Think The People of Baltimore Want Is The Truth

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Barack Obama recently responded to news of charges made against six Baltimore police officers in the Freddie Gray case. He said, "What I think...

Florida Congressional Reps Join New HBCU Caucus

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

Members of Congress to Launch Bipartisan Congressional HBCU Caucus

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  MEDIA ADVISORY - FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY Tuesday, April 28, 2015                                                           Contact: Shadawn Reddick-Smith (Adams): 202-225-1510     Seth Morrow (Byrne): 202-225-1206   TODAY: MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO LAUNCH BIPARTISAN...

Political Commentator and Strategist Donna Brazile to Deliver Spelman Commencement Address

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BeecherJackson Founder/President Yvonne Jackson, C'70, and Apple Vice President of Environmental Initiatives Lisa Jackson to receive honorary degrees, and KIPP Co-Founders Mike Feinberg and...

Dillard is Site of DOD’s “Pentagon to the People Technical Assistance Program” Conference

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(New Orleans, LA) – The Department of Defense's (DoD) Office of Diversity Management and Equal Opportunity will host its "Pentagon to the People Technical...

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