WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Alpha Political Action Committee (ALPHA PAC) recently announced its formation along with an initial slate of endorsed candidates ahead of the November, 2020 election. ALPHA PAC was independently formed by members of Alpha Phi Alp ...
Posted Friday, August 7th 2020 at 12:46PM
ATLANTA, Aug. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In March of 2020, at the beginning of the pandemic, James Oliver, Jr. decided to start a foundation to empower Black parents who are entrepreneurs, or ParentPreneurs, to be the best parent and entrepreneur possib ...
Posted Friday, August 7th 2020 at 3:38AM
While this may not be HBCU related news, as an AFrican American male, I had to share this appalling decision by the Louisiana court system to keep a man in jail with a life sentence for such a petty crime.
A Louisiana man will continue to spend hi ...
Posted Thursday, August 6th 2020 at 11:13PM
At a time when whole industries have shifted online in response to the coronavirus, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are deepening their coding education through a partnership with Apple. The tech giant recently expanded ties with ...
Posted Thursday, August 6th 2020 at 11:01PM
2Chainz, from Atlanta, and also an HBCU product (Alabama State University) has teamed up with Lil' Wayne to drop a new single with an HBCU themed image on the cover.
The Atlanta-born rapper, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, attended Alabama State ...
Posted Thursday, August 6th 2020 at 10:22PM
Brenda Allen, the previously-ousted president of Lincoln University, has received unanimous support of the school’s board of trustees to be reinstated to her position.
The Oxford, Chester County, college’s board authorized its lawyers in a public ...
Posted Thursday, August 6th 2020 at 8:21PM
The team owners of the NBA have committed to collectively donating $300 million to a charity advocating for civil rights, a move aligned with the goals of the Black Lives Matter protests and dialogue that took center stage following the police killin ...
Posted Thursday, August 6th 2020 at 2:51PM
For all the tough news out there in the world lately, we’re happy to have some good news to share. U.S. News recently finished its 2020 Best Colleges assessment, a premier ranking of universities across the United States. As part of this assessment, they performed a specific analysis of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), with the private women's university Spelman College topping the list. ...
Posted Wednesday, August 5th 2020 at 10:27PM
With safety as its guiding principle, Alcorn has decided to implement a phased return to campus for students.
Beginning Aug. 17, 2020, learning will be 100% online for the first three weeks of the fall semester. Starting on Aug. 15, 2020, the U ...
Posted Monday, August 3rd 2020 at 7:22PM
On June 5, Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand committed to donate $100 million over 10 years to directly impact the fight against systemic racism. These donations will focus on three priority areas:
Social Justice: Seeking to increase civic engag ...
Posted Saturday, August 1st 2020 at 2:34AM
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Posted Friday, July 31st 2020 at 8:41PM
HAMPTON, Va. – On June 30, 2020, many Hamptonians answered the call to action to join the Day of Caring Dream Team and unite as #OneHampton to ensure Hampton University continues in its mission of preparing promising students for positions of leaders ...
Posted Friday, July 31st 2020 at 5:35PM
By: Kenneth Mullinax/ASU
As the nation honored the life and legacy of the late civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis, Alabama State University’s Golden Ambassadors were invited to be a part of the official party at the ceremony that took place a ...
Posted Friday, July 31st 2020 at 5:34PM
Huston-Tillotson University, Austin’s oldest institution of higher learning and only Historical Black College and University (HBCU) officially welcomes Tesla, Inc. to Austin, Texas!
Huston-Tillotson University (HT) truly believes that Tesla’s new ...
Posted Friday, July 31st 2020 at 5:13PM
Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) is reducing its tuition by 15% starting this year during the fall semester. This makes the HBCU (Historically Black College and Universities) one of the more affordable private colleges in the region. According to ...
Posted Thursday, July 30th 2020 at 9:26PM