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Wendy Williams Dragged for Ignorant Comments About...

Wendy Williams drew the ire of Black Twitter Wednesday when she commented on a petition to fire Jesse Williams from ABC's Grey's Anatomy. The appeal...

How Steel Sharpened Steel: The Connection Between...

In the center of Nairobi, Kenya, there’s a street with dozens of shops that sell school uniforms and household goods. The street, which also...

College Tour Takes Potential Students on a...

A group of 56 Florida students and their chaperones traveled Easter Sunday on a historical ride to the past, freedom-rider style. Instead of the traditional...

‘A Different World’ Cast Takes on Effort...

After more than 20 years since graduation, "A Different World" is going back to an HBCU campus. In a sharp move for recruitment and social...

Remembering Hank Williams, Tech Warrior and Diversity...

The push for diversity in tech may seem like a new phenomenon but for people like Hank Williams, the fight  lasted decades. Williams died...

HBCUs Developing Online Programs with the University...

Faced with a changing education landscape, some Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are looking at online education, reported BuzzFeed. Several HBCUs are partnering with...

Black Colleges Are Hacking the Diversity Issue...

According to a 2014 USA Today report, many of the top universities in the nation turn out Black and Hispanic computer science and computer engineering...

New Program Focuses on Providing Access to...

The telecommunications company Verizon has funded a program targeting 41 Black middle school boys that will help increase interest in the technology industry. The Minority...

10 Interesting Facts You May Not Know...

There Are White-Majority HBCUs In the past decade, many historically Black colleges and universities have increasingly become whiter. While HBCUs have always allowed people of different races into their doors, the...

7 Things We Absolutely Miss About Black...

The era of Black television during the '90s provided viewers with entertaining yet informative content. There was an abundance of good, quality, family-orientated programming...

10 Reasons Why HBCUs Are Turning White

An average of one in four students at traditionally Black schools in the U.S. is a different race than the one the college was...

22 Celebrities You May Not Have Known...

Toni Morrison The Nobel Prize winner attended Howard University, one of the historically black colleges and universities in the United States. She majored in English...

Judge Rules that Maryland Perpetuates Segregation with...

In an important decision for HBCUs across the nation, a federal judge ruled this week that the state of Maryland perpetuates segregation in higher education...

Will the President’s New College Funding Plan...

President Obama announced a set of proposals last week, which are designed to make college more affordable. The plan, however, raises as many questions as...

HBCUs Threaten to Sue Obama Administration Over...

The Obama administration may be the target of a lawsuit by the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), stemming from new federal financial...

‘Homecoming Weekend’ Important Book At Critical Time...

This weekend launched the time of year that hundreds of thousands of us look forward to almost as much as we do Christmas or...

HBCUs Struggling To Keep Up In Difficult...

Institutions of higher learning around the nation have been hit hard by the recession, but none have felt the financial pinch more than America’s...