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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...

Congressional Black Caucus Blasts Trump Administration on HBCU Funding Controversy

Today, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), Congressman Cedric Richmond (D-La.), and the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, Congressman John...

Trump Administration Releases Statements on HBCUs

Two days after a White House signing document called into question a key federal funding initiative for historically black colleges and universities, President Donald...

HBCU Alumni Assemble in Washington for “National Day of Action”

Leaders of historically black colleges and universities rallied together on Capitol Hill Thursday for a National Day of Action in an effort to secure...

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Execs Discuss 21st Century HBCU Advocacy

We talk with Thurgood Marshall College Fund Senior Vice President Emily Dickens and Senior Strategic Communications Director Paris Dennard about 21st-century advocacy for HBCUs,...

Howard, Spelman Named to Beyoncé ‘Formation Scholars’ Consortium

Iconic entertainer and entrepreneur Beyoncé Knowles this week announced the creation of a scholarship program aimed at uplifting women in areas of creativity, business...

Howard’s Faraday Okoro Wins $1 Million ‘Untold Stories’ Filmmaking Grant

Howard University alumnus Faraday Okoro impressed a panel of judges during last week's inaugural 'Untold Stories' series presented by AT&T and the Tribeca Film Festival,...

Howard, Morgan State Students Among Latest Fulbright Scholarship Awardees

Several students and alumni from Howard University and Morgan State University are continuing the institutional legacies of both institutions as prolific producers of Fulbright...

The Real Story of Obama’s White House Initiative on HBCUs – Part III

The following is an ongoing series to reveal details of federal investment in historically black colleges and universities from 2008-2016. Part I of the...

In Era of Trump With Much to Lose, the Congressional Black Caucus Must Play...

One of the great lessons learned from the historic Obama White House years is that politics don’t always provide clear definitions of allies and...