HBCUs

The Role of Analytics in Studying the Hiring of Black Coaches in College Football

<i></i> In the dizzying merry-go-round that is the hiring of head coaches in college football, Willie Taggart is an island of one. He is the only Black head …

College & University

UT faces regional coalition, again

Texas A&M University emphasized the university system’s diversity and its commitment to nuclear engineering during a presentation to the Regional …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Community calendar, from Jan. 15

Monday, Jan. 15<p>King Day Rally at the Dome: 10 a.m. at the South Carolina State House, 1100 Gervais St. Together we will break apart the walls of …

South Carolina

University police chief combats sexual assaults with apps, relationships

By George Morris<br>The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.<p>BATON ROUGE, La. — You can't open the newspaper or flip on the TV without hearing about another …

Baton Rouge

Christian Ministries Aim to Influence Every College Campus with the Gospel

There is a prayer movement beginning to take flight for God’s Word to be heard in hard to reach collegiate student bodies across the country. “The …

Education

Free Screening of "Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities"

A free screening of “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities” will be held Thursday, Feb. 8, 6:30 p.m. at the Madison …

Movie to be shown about FAMU

Submitted by<p>Dr. James V. Poe, Jr.<p>The following article was submitted by Dr. James V. Poe, Jr., a 1966 graduate of FAMU. He is the president of the …

Education

Grambling Band to Perform During Mavs African-American Night

The Dallas Mavericks will host the "World Famed" Grambling Tiger Marching Band Friday during African-American heritage night.<br>Photo Credit: Getty …

Dallas

Despite controversy, Netflix comedy 'Step Sisters' is more than it appears

Two weeks ago, when the trailer for Netflix’s “Step Sisters” debuted, the minute-long trailer set (Black) Twitter ablaze. The film, which premieres on the streaming platform Friday, follows the president of a black sorority (Megalyn Echikunwoke) who is tasked with teaching one of the campus’ white …

Racism

John W. Hennessey Jr., who brought gender and racial diversity to Dartmouth’s Tuck School, dies at 92

As an administrator at Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business, John Hennessey set a goal that was nothing short of taking a graduate program …

Education

University commemorates Martin Luther King Jr. with community events

Close<p>Keynote speaker Sally K. Carter, CEO of Tap In Leadership Academy and board member of Champaign County Parks Foundation board member, speaks at …

Black History

Black Lives Matter activist speaks at St. Paul’s School about MLK Jr.

Speaking to St. Paul’s School students on the occasion of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Frank Leon Roberts began with “the King who we forgot.”<p>Roberts, …

Black Lives Matter

Black Colleges in the Age of Trump

Last year, when Education Secretary Betsy DeVos cited historically black colleges (H.B.C.U.s) as emblematic of her “school choice” philosophy, members of my family laughed so hard they cried. Of course, these schools were born of the <i>lack</i> of choice. Yet their achievements, as a group, have been …

Opinion

Foreign labor hurts black Americans, disparages MLK's memory

When low-wage, H-1B visa holders displace American citizens, Congress is mum. But at the mere threat that illegal aliens designated as deferred …

Immigration

Alabama A&M to hire Connell Maynor as head football coach

HUNTSVILLE – Director of Athletics, Bryan Hicks, has announced the hiring of Connell Maynor as the next head football coach at Alabama A&M University.<p>…

College & University

Sister Tarpley: Let us not forget, Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. (Part Two)

<i>Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) (Photo Credit: Jarad A. Denton / U.S. Air Force)</i><p>By Sister Tarpley, <i>NDG</i> Religion</i> …

Black History

5 higher ed leaders to watch in 2018 (and beyond)

Strong financial savvy, fundraising prowess and a pronounced desire for students to succeed make these administrators stand out.

Education

Minority Fellow Studies Truck Air Quality

The Transportation Research Board this year named 21 students from 14 schools its TRB Minority Student Fellows as part of its work promoting minority …

Trucking

‘Black Colleges in the Age of Trump’ documentary examines President’s treatment of HBCUs

When Education Secretary Betsy DeVos used historically black colleges and universities as emblematic of her whole “school choice” concept, many …

Black History

UMBC produces more black M.D., PhD graduates than any other U.S. school

University of Maryland, Baltimore County produces more black M.D. and Ph.D. degree-earners than any other college in the country, according to new …

Baltimore

Families invited to Historically Black College/University night in Shoreline Jan. 24

Area families of color with students considering college are invited to our Second Annual HBCU (Historically Black College or University) Night on …

Education

Ram Ramblings: WSSU track team continues a solid indoor season

The Winston-Salem State indoor track season continued to roll on with another meet at JDL Fast Track.<p>Here is the latest release from the sports …

Olympics

Third Annual Diversity Volume Leadership Awards | CBT Automotive Network

The automotive industry has seen unprecedented growth over the past four years. However, this would not have been possible without the purchasing …

Honda Civic

Filmmaker of HBCU documentary visits and screens film at NCCU

The moment Stanley Nelson Jr. walked into room 338 of the Farrison-Newton Communications Building, the eyes of North Carolina Central University …

Documentaries

Recommended Stories For You

Very few items remained on her desk, and except for a few photographs of her family on the wall, Sherry Black was ready to say goodbye to Western …

Education

Watch a pastor light into President Trump — with Vice President Pence sitting in the front pew

Like many people, the Rev. Maurice Watson issued a stern and very public rebuke of President Trump’s Oval Office comments about immigrants from “shithole countries.”<p>But Watson’s reprimand had something none of the other critics had: Vice President Pence sitting just a feet away as he slammed …

Donald Trump

On Artists and Audiences at American Realness

Usually, after watching a performance that I’m reviewing, I’m alone with my thoughts and opinions. But that wasn’t the case last week, after I caught Moriah Evans’s “Figuring” at American Realness, the annual festival of experimental performance. Back home, I watched a short segment of the work on …

The Arts

Hansen: Hiring of Kevin Sumlin long overdue for Arizona Wildcats, but a step in the right direction for racial equality

Kevin Sumlin was born in Alabama, eight miles from the Florida panhandle in the “colored” wing of a segregated hospital. That was 1964.<p>Five years …

College & University

API President Touts Economic Opportunities for Blacks in the Oil Industry

<i>Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of API, said that the Black Press can play a critical role in educating the Black community about business</i> …

Oil

Bucks County (PA) Chapter Links, Inc. host 4th annual Legends Tea

The Bucks County (PA) Chapter of The Links. Inc., recently hosted its fourth annual Legends Tea at The Logan Hotel on Philadelphia’s landmark …