HBCU

HBCU alum and former BET executive Curtis Symonds will meet with the CBC later this month to propose his plans of creating the first television network dedicated solely to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. A soft-launch of the network and a grassroots HBCU promotion tour are planned for the fall, BET.com reports: Although his vision […]

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The University of California-Historically Black Colleges and Universities Initiative has awarded UC Riverside a $156,417 grant to mentor and encourage more African American undergraduates to enroll in UC graduate programs. A total of 18 African American students from historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) will spend eight weeks at the Riverside campus […]

A civil rights group is suing Maryland’s Higher Education Commission for allegedly discriminating against the state’s four historically black colleges. The plaintiffs argue that Morgan State University, Coppin State University, Bowie State University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore have underdeveloped programs because black schools are funded in a manner that puts predominately white […]

An article featured in this month's issue of VIBE has caused a serious social dilemma after profiling openly gay and cross-dressing member of the student body at the esteemed Morehouse College in Atlanta. Read the article, the responses and more inside now.