Black Colleges

In the now classic movie Bring It On (2000) Gabrielle Union and Kirsten Dunst face off as cheerleaders from opposing California high schools. Union’s all-Black squad, The Clovers, finds out that Dunst’s squad, the Toros, from an upscale San Diego high school is copying their cheers. The two squads ultimately face off in a national […]

Hampton University President William Harvey slams BET's drama 'The Quad.' He sends a strongly-worded letter to the network's president.

Tuskegee kept its Division II playoff hopes alive with a stirring 13-10 come-from-behind victory against SIAC rival Miles Saturday at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. The Golden Tigers (8-1, 6-1 SIAC) never led until Branden Wilson plunged into the end zone from the two-yard line for the winning score with 1:15 remaining in the game. […]

Spelman College, the nation’s top HBCU for women, is considering accepting transgender students. The news was announced by the college’s president late last week. The AJC.com reports: President Mary Schmidt Campbell included the information in a welcome back letter to the campus community on Thursday and posted on the private school’s website. Spelman is the […]

Spelman College, the nation’s top HBCU for women, is considering accepting transgender students. The news was announced by the college’s president late last week. The AJC.com reports: President Mary Schmidt Campbell included the information in a welcome back letter to the campus community on Thursday and posted on the private school’s website. Spelman is the […]

There are many reasons why Black students consider attending a historically Black college or university. Not only do HBCU’s provide an education, they offer Black…

Spike Lee’s classic Black college film School Daze turned 25 in 2013. Given that anniversary, many fans wonder if there’s a chance Lee might release…

The Historically Black Colleges and/or Universities have been a valuable source of education for African American young people as well as many others. But it appears that the mecca of the HBCU’s is facing a devastating financial downfall that’s sending ripples through the academic community. Howard University has long been called the “mecca” of the HBCU’s, but the […]

By Joy-Ann Reid Responding to criticism over his statement that he doesn’t “want to make black people’s lives better with other people’s money,” Rick Santorum said that far from holding negative views about African-Americans, he worked closely with black former congressman J.C. Watts and former RNC chairman Michael Steele, and was a champion of black […]

Well, this week we celebrate four giant letters, folks… H– B – C – U.  That’s right, each year in mid-September, we recognize National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week.