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Lincoln University Missouri Announces New Sports Programs and Conference Change

Lincoln University Missouri is joining a new sports conference and adding three new sports programs.

Ex-UF QB Commit Receives Offer from HBCU Albany State Despite Using N-Word

Former UF quarterback recruit Marcus Stokes, who lost his scholarship after rapping the n-word on video, says he has received a new offer from Albany State University.

Ed Reed Will No Longer Coach at Bethune Cookman

Ed Reed is out as coach at Bethune-Cookman University just 25 days after he was hired to lead the football program.

JSU Coach Tomekia Reed says Coaching at an HBCU is “not for the weak”

Jackson State University head women's basketball coach Tomekia Reed gives insight on what it's like coaching at an HBCU in recent tweets.

Texas Southern Breaks Ground on New Strength and Conditioning Facility

On Friday, Texas Southern University broke ground on its new 6,000-square-foot strength and conditioning facility for the athletics department.

Talladega College To Launch New Women’s Artistic Gymnastics Team

Talladega College will soon join Fisk University as the next HBCU with a gymnastics program through a partnership with Brown Girls Do Gymnastics. 

Ed Reed Apologizes for Rant Criticizing Conditions at Bethune-Cookman

Ed Reed, the recently appointed head football coach of Bethune-Cookman and Pro Football Hall of Famer, has issued an apology following a string of explicit videos speaking on the conditions at the university.

Top HBCU Bands 2023

You voted, we listened. Here are your picks for this year's Top HBCU Bands!

Fisk Gymnastics Team Becomes First HBCU to Compete at NCAA Level

Fisk University made history on Jan. 6 at the Super 16 gymnastics invitational in Las Vegas as the first historically Black college or university to compete in NCAA gymnastics.

Bethune-Cookman Hires NFL Hall of Famer Ed Reed as New Head Coach

Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Reed has agreed in principle to take over the Bethune-Cookman football program as head coach, the school announced Tuesday.

UAPB to Replace JSU in the Southern Heritage Classic

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will replace Jackson State University to face off against Tennessee State University in the annual Southern Heritage Classic football game.

Shannon Sharpe Receives Backlash For His Latest Comments on HBCUs

On Sunday, sports analyst and former NFL player Shannon Sharpe created a Twitter uproar after tweeting that he wouldn't have chosen to attend a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) if he had better grades coming out of high school.

Deion Sanders Leaves JSU Coaching Position for Colorado

Deion Sanders is is leaving his position as head football coach at Jackson State and taking his talents to the University of Colorado.

Edward Waters University Hires First Female Athletic Director in Program History

Edward Waters University made history on Tuesday with the announcement of its first African-American woman to lead the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics in the over 155-year history of the institution.

Hampton Student-Athlete Becomes First HBCU Football Player to Come Out as Gay

Hampton University football player Byron Perkins made history Wednesday by becoming the first football player at an HBCU to come out as gay according to Sports Illustrated.

Florida A&M Hires Tiffani-Dawn Sykes as New Athletic Director

Florida A&M has hired Tiffani-Dawn Sykes as the school's new Vice President and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Jackson State To Build New Stadium In Hopes To Keep Deion Sanders As Head...

On Tuesday Jackson city council leaders unanimously approved a resolution for the construction of a new stadium for the Jackson State Tigers football team.

Talladega College Adds Two New Award-Winning Coaches to its Staff

Talladega College has added two award-winning leaders to its coaching staff.  Junior Noel has been named head soccer coach and Tim King has been named golf coach.