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Is There Still a Place for HBCUs...

By most conservative estimates, the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities are on life support. A combination of gaps in federal and state funding,...

Teaching Black Power at an HBCU and...

This semester, at a historically Black college, I taught a course on African liberation movements that, in part, examined how such activism in Africa...

Chicago HS Student Gets Accepted to 23...

Fresh off the heels of another case of #BlackGirlMagic, a Chicago High School student's smart application submission led her to be accepted 23 historically...

Questioning the Role of Contemporary Black Fraternities...

They have existed among us for more than a century. They emerged at a time when there was a particular need for unity, affirmation...

HBCU Leadership Disappointed By Obama, Split On...

Just days after Betsy DeVos mistakenly used historically Black colleges and universities as an example of “school choice” — completely skimming over the oppressive...

Nick Cannon Wonders Why Media Is Questioning...

Former "America's Got Talent" host Nick Cannon is unbothered by reports of sources feeling worried about his mental state. The news on the comedian's supposed...

Talladega School President Goes On ‘O’Reilly Factor,’...

Travel expenses for Talladega College's Marching Tornadoes, the HBCU band slated to play at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, Jan. 20, have sufficiently been...

HBCU Cancels Kim Burrell’s Radio Show Following...

A historically Black university in Texas has decided to stop airing Kim Burrell's radio show after her remarks about "perverted" homosexuality continue to incite...

Puzzled, Stunned Reactions Follow After Alabama HBCU...

A historically Black college in Alabama has accepted an invitation to perform at Donald Trump's inauguration, leading to an onslaught of criticism on social...

Black Woman’s Academic Comeback Has Twitter Overwhelmed...

A 22-year-old Black woman is garnering major accolades on social media after sharing her inspiring academic comeback story following her mother's untimely death. Ja'Andra Imani...

Study: Racial Discrimination to Blame for HBCUs...

It costs more to issue bonds at a historically Black college than it does at a white college. Many historically Black institutions are financially...

HBCUs See Growing Enrollment Thanks to International...

Historically black colleges and universities across the country are seeing significant growth in enrollment among graduate students. However, African-American applicants aren't the only ones...

Howard University Library Named National Treasure, to...

The Founder's Library at Howard University was named a national treasure by the National Trust for Historic Preservation on Feb. 29. The library is on the...

Black Colleges Have an Edge Over Other...

Malia Obama has toured Ivy League colleges such as Harvard, Princeton, Yale and Brown this year. But research findings suggest that the 17-year-old and...

30 Signs You Went to a HBCU

A Different World helped to prepare you for college.   You dressed to impress at all times.   You were surrounded by a large number of  beautiful...

NPR Report Touts the Benefits of School...

Does integration benefit white children? There are a number of reasons why this is true, according to one assessment, departing from the usual materials...

10 Reasons Why Every Black College Student...

by Melanie McCoy The Cosby Show spin-off sitcom A Different World received a major upgrade after its first season and became one of the most influential Black sitcoms...

Hampton’s March Madness Victory Is Celebrated By...

Hampton knocked off Manhattan last night in a March Madness game that means more to all historically Black colleges than anyone who did not...

HBCU Leaders Disappointed In Obama’s Policies That...

Historically Black College leaders said they are frustrated and disappointed that President Obama has enacted policies that they contend work against HBCU's best interests. Obama...

7 Reasons Why Historically Black Colleges and...

Pell Grant Cutbacks The Pell Grant, which had served as a financial lifeblood to many students at historically Black colleges and universities for decades, was limited in...

Lincoln University Students Undeterred By Racial Slur...

Students at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, the oldest historically Black college in the country, say they are not discouraged over a vandal spray-painting a...