HBCU

Black Republicans are attempting to win over African-American voters in a new PSA that touts their party's support of HBCUs.

Some of your favorite artists and entrepreneurs also attended HBCUs, and below is a list of celebs you may not have known about, including Oprah Winfrey. She attended Tennessee State University on a full scholarship and majored in speech communications and performing arts. The Queen of Neo-Soul, Erykah Badu, has blessed us countless classics such […]

Team Trump wants to hold an event on the campus of Howard University, but the university has not invited the presidential candidate.

Cheryl Harris, who is an Allstate Education Sponsor, tells Erica Campbell and GRIFF all about the “Quotes for Education Program.” The program encourages people to support alumnus and others who care about HBCUs to help keep students entering and graduating, by securing scholarship money to help them do so.   Cheryl explains that Allstate has […]

After last week’s epic takedown, Roland Martin was invited on The Wendy Williams Show to educate the longtime talk show host and her audience about race in America. If you remember, Williams made a series of disheartening remarks about the need for HBCUs and the NAACP. In a blistering critique, Martin schooled Williams about the nuances […]

Wendy Williams is notorious for her brash and often rude comments regarding the world of celebrities, which is applauded by some as just mindless celebrity gossip. However, today the daytime talk show host may have just dug herself a verbal hole that will be very hard to escape from.   During this morning’s show while […]

Ivory Toldson is leaving his post as executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs. Deputy Undersecretary of Education Kim Hunter Reed will serve as acting executive director.

Have the lives of African Americans improved in the eight years since President Barack Obama took office? Roland Martin sits down with economist and columnist Dr. Julianne Malveaux to discuss her new book, Are We Better Off? Race, Obama and Public Policy.

The fight continues against the North Carolina bill that will essentially gut three historically Black universities. Proposed bill SB-873 would lower the tuition at five universities to the point that they will no longer be self-sufficient. The Million Hoodies Movement for Justice Greensboro chapter has organized a “Week of Action Against SB-873,” with protests scheduled to begin on Wednesday […]

For the first time in 132 years, Morehouse College has thee valedictorians. Each graduate earned a perfect 4.0 GPA, and one of them is White.

Former WWE star Joanie Laurer, who was better known as Chyna, has died. Laurer was found dead in her apartment on Wednesday.

President Barack Obama will deliver one of his final commencement addresses to the class of 2016 at Howard University in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, May 7, according to the White House.