Money will go to the United Negro College Fund. Beyonce’s Coachella performance this year was inspired by HBCU culture. It is only right that her planned collaboration with fashion designer Balmain will help HBCUs. Pitchfork reports that Queen Bey will release a collection of the yellow and pink sweatshirts from that performance, as well as […]
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stated that HBCUs were "pioneers of school choice" Monday evening , ignoring the painful racism that barred Blacks from attending schools and having access to equal teaching.
BET’s new show scripted show about a fictional Black college, The Quad, has generated some positive reviews. But its storylines that include a shady band director, a strip club-owning alumnus, a college president with secrets and issues of her own have angered others. Hampton University’s president, William R. Harvey had several issues with the show […]
Ford’s HBCU Challenge is an amazing opportunity for schools to win scholarship money. Raj Register, the Multicultural Communications Manager at Ford & Lincoln Motor Company and this year’s winner, Fred Okafor of Prairie View A&M, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the winning project. What is Triple E and how does it work? […]
During a hearing for an affirmative action case on Wednesday, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia suggested that some African-Americans belong at "lesser colleges."
Hillary Clinton answers questions during a special roundtable forum with Tom Joyner, Sybil Wilkes, Don Lemon, Jacque Reid and Roland Martin
Thirty high-ranking undergraduate students will be given award packages, year-long mentorships with Apple employees and a paid summer internship at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, CA.
Historically black colleges and universities are a cornerstone of the black community and the American education system. There are still 105 HBCUs operating today. Their value…
Twenty-two select Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) schools will continue their commitment to sustainability with a one-year lease of a…
Twenty-two select Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) schools will continue their commitment to sustainability with a one-year lease of a Toyota Prius liftback or Prius Plug-in vehicle. Each school will receive a vehicle in conjunction with the 2013-14 Toyota Green Initiative (TGI) tour, an environmental stewardship program designed to empower […]
Despite attempts by filmakers like Spike Lee (School Daze) and Sylvain White (Stomp The Yard) it has been almost impossible to capture the true spirit of Fraternity and Sorority life on film–until now. On April 10th photographer John Ledbetter, a member of the Beta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc at Virginia State […]