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Friday, June 16, 2017

WATCH – NCCU Alumnus, Capitol Hill Police Hero David Bailey Throws Out First Pitch

David Bailey, one of the two Capitol Police officers who bravely defended a group of United States congressmen from a brutal attack at an...

Maybe HBCUs Should Rethink the Whole ‘Hating Betsy DeVos’ Thing

We've ripped her for her comments on HBCUs and school choice, we booed the hell out of her at Bethune-Cookman's commencement, and HBCU Twitter...

Yolanda Pierce Named Howard’s First Female Dean of Divinity

President Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick announced the appointment of Dr. Yolanda Pierce as the new dean of Howard University School of Divinity. Dr....

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,...