INDIANAPOLIS — Pike High School used to struggle get students to go to college. Now, 78% of their graduates go on to become college graduates. A program started in 2006 by Dr. Ruth Woods that steers students to historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) is one reason for that success. “We knew we had a […]
Entertainer, comedian and actor Nick Cannon is one of the many Class of 2020 graduates. She shared his excitement on his Twitter page saying, “I graduated from Howard University @howarduniversity1867 today! Received a degree in Criminology/Administration of Justice and minor in Africana Studies! Had the opportunity to speak at the virtual ceremony, Master and PhD! […]
Oprah Winfrey has donated $13 million to a top Georgia university. A week after giving over $1 million to the United Negro College Fund, the media mogul has written a check to Morehouse College in Atlanta. The university was established 160 years ago to educate African-American men. Oprah made the announcement of her latest gift […]
We all know that college is very expensive and it gets hard to even buy a textbook for your students. Well I may just have the perfect solution for your family! The National Negro Fund is hooking up 1000 students who attends a HBCU with free textbooks for one semester. Deadline to apply is August […]
John Wilson, President, Morehouse College, says he doesn’t know if Trump’s HBCU executive order will make an impact.
3/1/17- Roland Martin talks to Omarosa Manigault and Howard University’s Dr. Greg Carr about the HBCU executive order, Pell Grants and more. “It tells the agency what the President wants to get done. This President has done this within the first 40 days. We’ve moved the Executive Director from three tiers down, which is where President […]
Hampton University President William Harvey slams BET's drama 'The Quad.' He sends a strongly-worded letter to the network's president.
2/10/17- Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Dr. Roslyn Artis, the President of Florida Memorial University. The two talk about the BET series The Quad and the similarities between the show and real-life at an HBCU. She also discusses her meeting with Donald Trump this month. “The job is pretty respected. We all deal with […]
1/9/17- Roland Martin talks to the President of Talladega College, Dr. Billy Hawkins, about the Alabama HBCU that has decided to participate in Donald Trump’s Inauguration parade. “My band Director came to me…he applies for parades all over the country. The application was sent in prior to the election. I didn’t view this as […]
Bowl season kicks off this weekend when two HBCUs take the field in Atlanta for the 2016 Celebration Bowl.
Black Republicans are attempting to win over African-American voters in a new PSA that touts their party's support of HBCUs.