HBCUs

Teaching White Supremacy: How Textbooks Have Shaped Our Attitudes On Race

Sometimes the answers to our most perplexing questions are right in front of us. How, for instance, could it be that our continuously-evolving society is more divided than ever over skin color and cultural identity when we just had a two-term, black President? Is the media turning white citizens …

Black History

#BeTheBlessing Aims to Give Hope and Resouces to the Youth

#BeBlessing is an effort to reach back to children and offer insight on life skills, civic engagement and career exploration.<p>#BeTheBlessing was created by Jeremiah Chapman, a former U.S House of Representatives Advisor and current <b>National Training Director</b> for NextGen America<b>,</b> in commemoration of …

Charlotte

UNCF Release Landmark Study That Statically Proves That HBCU's Benefit The Economy

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) released the HBCU Economic Impact Report. Historically Black Colleges and a Universities not only make America …

Economy

Strong economy boosts Trump among otherwise skeptical voters

In 2016, the U.S. economy served as a punching bag for then-candidate Donald Trump. Today, it has become a lifeline for an otherwise embattled presidency.<p>Trump has increasingly grabbed for that line, touting low unemployment, record high stock market values and healthy economic growth rates in …

Politics

Delaware State fires football coach and athletic director

The Delaware State athletic department has relieved head coach Kenny Carter, and athletic director Skip Perkins of their duties, according to a …

College & University

Do HBCUs Still Have a Major Role To Play in Educating the Black Community?

In 2014, the North Carolina Senate unanimously moved to remove a budget provision that would have given the state’s Board of Governors permission to …

Education

10 African Americans named Rhodes scholars, most ever

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 10 African Americans — the most ever in a single Rhodes class — as well as a transgender man and …

Education

Alex Wood resigns as head football coach at Florida A&M

After blowing a 14-point 4th quarter lead to rival Bethune-Cookman, which resulted in a 29-14 loss, Florida A&M is in the market for a new head …

College & University

April Ryan to serve as fall commencement speaker

<b>Popular White House correspondent and CNN political analyst April Ryan will speak at the fall graduation at Tennessee State University, the</b> …

Barack Obama

Sacred Heart edges Maine 69-68 in OT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Joseph Lopez led a balanced attack with 11 points, four in overtime, and Sacred Heart edged Maine 69-68 on Sunday in a consolation game of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off.<p>Sean Hoehn only scored four points but he had an opening layup and what proved to be the winning free throws with …

Basketball

Got your game face on for Black Friday? Here’s your cheat sheet

Black Friday doesn’t have the same draw that it used to have even a few years ago, but it still sets the tone for shoppers looking for the big …

Shopping

It Will Take More Than Single-Payer to Make Baltimore Healthy

<i>This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of</i> The American Prospect <i>magazine. Subscribe here.</i><p>“See that over there?” I pull over to the curb and Glenn …

Health Care

BU Promotes Diversity in STEM Fields with NSF Grants | BU Today | Boston University

11.20.2017<p>As part of its mission to bring greater diversity to the nation’s scientific workforce, the National Science Foundation (NSF) recently …

Education

After Accreditation Success, Experts and Advocates Optimistic About Cheyney

The nation’s oldest HBCU avoided a potentially fatal blow on Friday after a regional accrediting board extended its accreditation by a year. In …

Education

Longtime Arkansas-Pine Bluff coach Monte Coleman will not return

A report indicates that longtime Arkansas -Pine Bluff head coach Monte Colemam will not return for as head coach.<p>On Sunday, Football Scoop reported …

Arkansas

APEX Museum’s new director offers fresh perspective, vision for the future

Baeza said she has always had a passion for museums. Now, as the museum’s new director, she said her primary goal is to get more people through the …

Museums

Gathering Designed to Foster Mentorship Among MSI Leaders

In an effort to create a pipeline of college leaders ready to one day become a college president, the Penn Center for minority serving institutions …

Education

James Spady out as Alabama A&M’s head football coach

Less than 24 hours after beating Kentucky State in the regular season finale, Alabama A&M has fired head coach James Spady.Spady confirmed the news …

College & University

Someone to know: Edra 'Emmi' Fisher is up-and-comer in farming

Editor's note: "Someone To Know" is a new weekly profile feature that highlights central Illinoisans who are doing interesting things.<p>Why you should …

Farming

Black, Nichols lead Illinois past Marshall 91-74

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Leron Black scored 17 points and Kipper Nichols had 17 points and 11 rebounds off the bench Sunday to lead Illinois past Marshall 91-74.<p>The Illini (4-0) opened up 23-point lead, 66-43, with 12 mintues left in the game on a jump shot by Nichols. The Thundering Herd (4-2) never …

College Basketball

Florida State destroys Delaware State 77-6, second half reduced to 10-minute quarters

Tallahassee, Fla. — Florida State scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams in a 77-6 victory over Delaware State in the Hornets’ 2017 …

College Football

Tahlequah boasts several historic houses of worship

Because Tahlequah is a community dating back nearly 200 years, it has plenty of historical structures.

United Methodist

First black Emory University student selected as Rhodes Scholar

Updated:Sunday, November 19 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-11-19 16:52:32 GMT<p>Overall Chelsea Jackson is the 20th Emory student to join the list of scholars …

Education

Bo Ryan inducted into College Basketball Hall of Fame

<b>KANSAS CITY, Mo.</b> — Former Wisconsin head men's basketball coachBo Ryantook his rightful place among the legends of college hoops, as he was …

College Basketball

Historically black universities visit Napa Valley College

Napa Valley College invited local college and high school students to campus on Nov. 1 to meet representatives of two dozen historically black …

Education

Ed Hardin: A&T defeats Central on a wild and windy day

Let the celebration begin.<p>N.C. A&T is headed to the Celebration Bowl after completing an undefeated regular season Saturday with an emotional 24-10 …

Emotions

Alcorn State loses low-scoring affair against Jackson State

JACKSON, Miss. – Points were tough to come by Saturday for both the Alcorn State University football program and Jackson State University, but the …

College Football

Virginia State falls to West Georgia in NCAA Division II opening round

ETTRICK, Va. – Going on the road to second-seeded Virginia State, the seventh-seeded West Georgia Wolves rolled to a 35-9 victory over the Trojans at …

College Football

Delta State eliminates Bowie State in NCAA Division II first round contest 45-35

BOWIE, Md. – The #4 seed Bulldogs left it all on the field in Saturday’s (11/18) NCAA Super Region 2 – First Round contest against the visiting #5 …

College Football

Late FG lifts North Texas to wild 52-49 victory over Army

DENTON, Texas — Ahmad Bradshaw would have preferred to win Army’s rubber match against North Texas over getting his second 200-yard rushing game in three weeks.<p>The senior quarterback had to settle for the numbers Saturday night.<p>Trevor Moore kicked a 39-yard field goal with 5 seconds left to give …

College Football