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ESPN President: Tuskegee Commencement Address a ‘Profound’ Experience

When John Skipper was invited by Tuskegee University President Brian Johnson to give the commencement speech to the school’s 2017 graduating class, the president...

We Can Talk HBCU Politics and Respectability, But Leave Students Out of It

The point of a protest is to make things uncomfortable for an intended target, and for everyone around that target who cares to watch...

Kara McCullough Crowned Miss USA, Second Straight Year HBCU Alumna Takes Title

Watch South Carolina State University alumna Kara McCullough earn the 2017 Miss USA Pageant title. It is the second consecutive year that a graduate...

For HBCUs, Today’s Disinvited Speaker Could be Tomorrow’s Legislative Loss

Texas Southern University today rescinded the invitation for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) to serve as commencement speaker, prompted by online petitions and the...

Grambling Expected to Name Stillman’s Donte Jackson Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Grambling's seven-week basketball search has come to an end. The Tigers are turning to Stillman (Alabama) coach Donte Jackson from the NAIA ranks as the...

Bakari Sellers: SC Governor at South Carolina State Commencement “Obvious Political Ploy”

“It is often said on campus that S.C. State operates in silos, and that is often the case externally.” These are the words of South...

NCCU Alum William Barber to Step Down as NC NAACP Chair

The Rev. William J. Barber II will step down as head of the state chapter of the NAACP in June, after more than a...

Former Howard Students File Lawsuit Against School for Negligence in Sexual Assault Cases

Howard University failed to swiftly handle sexual assault reports, leading to at least one assailant raping on campus again, a federal lawsuit claims. What's...

Black Faculty Members Pen National, Open Letter to Bethune-Cookman Graduates

More than 200 Black professors penned the beautiful open letter below to the courageous 2017 graduates of Bethune-Cookman (University). The students defied the presence and...

After Conquering Cerebral Palsy, ‘The Mayor’ of Virginia State Preps for Graduation

Keith Granderson has held a variety of titles during his time at Virginia State University, enough that the criminal justice major from Ettrick, VA...