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Twenty-Five Percent of HBCU’s Student Body Is...

In 2014, the North Carolina Senate unanimously moved to remove a budget provision that would have given the state’s Board of Governors permission to...

Did Trump Bamboozle HBCU Presidents? His Delay...

When President Donald Trump met with leaders from historically Black colleges and universities in February, it sparked a backlash. Students and alumni criticized the...

Bethune-Cookman President, Dogged by Money Woes, DeVos...

The president of Bethune-Cookman University has resigned, ending his contract nearly a year early amid a series of controversies involving school finances. President Edison O....

10 Successful Black Executives Who Attended HBCUs

Rosalind Brewer, the First Black Woman to Lead a Walmart Division Detroit native Rosalind Brewer completed her undergraduate degree at Spelman College, where she earned...

Betsy DeVos Greeted with Loud Boos at...

https://youtu.be/nciqkO1T4g0 UPDATE: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was met with deafening boos as she delivered the commencement speech at Bethune-Cookman University on Wednesday, May 10. Incessant shouts...

Despite Some Setbacks, HBCUs Remain a Much-Needed...

As Spelman College celebrates its 136th anniversary today, its legacy reminds us of the role historically Black colleges and universities play in the advancement...

HBCU Leaders Feel Slighted (Again) After Trump...

Less than a month after meeting with contested President Donald Trump, leaders of the nation's historically Black colleges and universities have been duped yet...

Kenya Barris on Charge That ‘black-ish’ Is Now...

Critically acclaimed writer and producer Kenya Barris, most famously known as the creator behind ABC's smash-hit comedy "black-ish," said he's unfazed by some the push...

Mark Zuckerberg — Whose Company Only Has...

As part of his 50-state tour across the country, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg stopped by the historically Black North Carolina A&T State University on...

Morehouse College President Admits HBCU Leaders Got...

After spending two days in the nation's capital meeting with President Donald Trump and key members of his administration, Morehouse College President John Wilson...

GOP Lawmakers to Meet with Leaders of...

Republican lawmakers are planning to meet with leaders of historically Black colleges and universities in the nation's capital later this month to discuss ways...

UNCF Pledges $35M In Grants to Help...

Initiatives are being enacted across the country to help young Black people, who in the wake of the Great Recession, still find themselves either unemployed...

Hampton University Fights to Save Emancipation Oak...

The Virginia Department of Transportation's plans to expand a highway near historically Black institution Hampton University has some school leaders concerned. Hampton university officials are...

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...
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