HBCUs

Presidents of the nation's historically Black colleges and universities met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to press for funding and federal support Monday.

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 […]

Byron Jones, the EVP and CFO of University of Phoenix, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Saving Tomorrow, Today, a partnership with Florida A&M University to offer online courses for minority K12 students and prepare them for higher education while also helping to create a pipeline for future HBCU attendance. Click the link below to […]

BET’s new show scripted show about a fictional Black college, The Quad, has generated some positive reviews. But its storylines that include a shady band director, a strip club-owning alumnus, a college president with secrets and issues of her own have angered others. Hampton University’s president, William R. Harvey had several issues with the show […]

Rev. William Barber spoke with Roland Martin about the massive effort to drive African-Americans to the polls to take part in early voting and cast their ballots on Election Day.

Xavier University of Louisiana is the first and only Black Catholic institution of higher learning in the United States. It was established on this day in 1915, and several notable alumni have passed through its halls en route to a variety of high-profile careers. The school was the brainchild of Saint Katherine Drexel of Philadelphia […]

The Republican National Committee recently named Ashley Bell the National Committee’s new Director of African-American Political Engagement as part of its attempt to attract Black voters. Bell spoke with Roland Martin during Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now about Donald Trump‘s campaign and Republican voter outreach to the African-American community. Bell explained Republicans have a job to do in […]

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 […]

John Silvanus Wilson Jr, President of Morehouse College and Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, President of Spelman College talk to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the first ever HBCU National Symposium on gun violence. “The student movement was born on the campuses of the AUC. The students there translated their intellectual capital into action that changed the city of […]

https://www.facebook.com/hbcubuzz/videos/vb.256415231036192/1229750070369365/?type=2&theater Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, is not known to mince words or pull punches when setting someone straight. Last week, Martin took his no bias, no bull fact-checking to the door of longtime TV host Wendy Williams. If you remember, Martin took her to task for her comments about Jesse Williams‘ BET Black Lives […]

Social media blasted Wendy Williams for her comments about Jesse Williams‘ BET Black Lives Matter speech, HBCUs, and the NAACP after a clip from her show went viral this week. During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin decided to educate the talk show host on the topics that have caused so many to raise […]