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Daily Kos exclusive: Elizabeth Warren on why she wants to give $50 billion to HBCUs

Daily Kos exclusive: Elizabeth Warren on why she wants to give $50 billion to HBCUs

Loads of people are talking about Senator Elizabeth Warren’s groundbreaking proposal to eliminate (or reduce) people’s student debt burdens. An issue that’s getting less attention, but is just as
HBCU Wilberforce University Launches Fundraising Campaign to Raise $2 Million by June 30

HBCU Wilberforce University Launches Fundraising Campaign to Raise $2 Million by June 30

On Saturday, Wilberforce University hosted its 163rd commencement on campus, honoring graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Graduate, Adult and Continuing Education, College of
Morehouse College Commencement Speaker Pledges to Pay Off Student Loans for Class of 2019

Morehouse College Commencement Speaker Pledges to Pay Off Student Loans for Class of 2019

Smith is the wealthiest African-American, affording him the opportunity to uplift the graduates of the prestigious HBCU.
Morehouse commencement speaker promises to pay off student loans for entire graduating class

Morehouse commencement speaker promises to pay off student loans for entire graduating class

The best graduation present? Given the economy, it’s probably someone offering to pay off your student debt. And for students graduating from Morehouse College, a historically black college (HBCU)
Meet Sydney Wilson, the 14-Year-Old Who Just Became the Youngest Student to Attend Spelman College

Meet Sydney Wilson, the 14-Year-Old Who Just Became the Youngest Student to Attend Spelman College

After conquering high school and leaving straight A’s in her wake, Atlanta native Sydney Wilson will be taking the next step in her academic journey by attending Spelman College in the fall. Read
Bethune-Cookman and the Survival of the HBCU, Part 2: An Inside Job

Bethune-Cookman and the Survival of the HBCU, Part 2: An Inside Job

Editor’s note: Read Part 1, “Critical Condition: Bethune-Cookman and the Survival of the HBCU.”Read more...
As she works to expand voting power, Nse Ufot brings art and culture to voting rights activism

As she works to expand voting power, Nse Ufot brings art and culture to voting rights activism

As executive director of the New Georgia Project, Nse Ufot is making remarkable strides in reshaping the political landscape in Georgia. She oversees NGP's efforts to expand the voting power and
9 Hampton University Police Officers Fired for Participating in 'Racist, Misogynistic' Meme War

9 Hampton University Police Officers Fired for Participating in 'Racist, Misogynistic' Meme War

Nine officers from Hampton University’s police department have been fired after racist and misogynistic comments they made were discovered by the university. Read more...
Steph Curry Makes a 7-Figure Gift to Howard University to Bring Golf Back to the HBCU

Steph Curry Makes a 7-Figure Gift to Howard University to Bring Golf Back to the HBCU

Basketball great Steph Curry on Monday pledged to fund a new golf program at Howard University, with a gift to be made over six years to give the HBCU time to build a Division I sports program. Read
4 Students Shot at Block Party at Atlanta University Center Library

4 Students Shot at Block Party at Atlanta University Center Library

On Tuesday night, four students suffered injuries during a shooting outside of an Atlanta University Center library. Read more...
Breitbart Troll Ejected From Beto O'Rourke Event At HBCU

Breitbart Troll Ejected From Beto O'Rourke Event At HBCU

Campus police ejected Breitbart instigator and senior editor Joel Pollak from a Beto O'Rourke event at Benedict College. Here's what Pollak himself wrote about the incident: A few minutes later,
Black athletes should stop going to predominantly white colleges, Jemele Hill writes

Black athletes should stop going to predominantly white colleges, Jemele Hill writes

Jemele Hill, former ESPN personality and current writer for The Atlantic, wrote that elite black athletes should stop attending predominantly white colleges, and should instead use their talent and
Ousted Papa John's Founder Donates $1 Million to HBCU Simmons College of Kentucky

Ousted Papa John's Founder Donates $1 Million to HBCU Simmons College of Kentucky

The donation comes more than a year after John Schnatter was fired for using N-word.
Live Blog: From Houston, the Democratic Debate at Texas Southern University

Live Blog: From Houston, the Democratic Debate at Texas Southern University

HOUSTON—Will Kamala Harris drag Joe Biden up to high heaven before her colored brethren at Texas Southern University? I don’t know if white men have edges, but I am sure the Senator from California
Ja'Ron Smith: How Trump's Policies Help Blacks Achieve American Dream

Ja'Ron Smith: How Trump's Policies Help Blacks Achieve American Dream

Donald Trump's policies are helping blacks achieve the American Dream through "ladders of opportunity" said Ja'Ron Smith.
HBCU That Danced for Donald Trump Apologizes for David Banner Making White People Squirm

HBCU That Danced for Donald Trump Apologizes for David Banner Making White People Squirm

A historically black college in Alabama has apologized for a speech by rapper and activist David Banner that inspired and motivated students while leaving other people feeling marginalized.Read
WATCH: Oprah Makes Surprise $13 Million Donation to Morehouse College

WATCH: Oprah Makes Surprise $13 Million Donation to Morehouse College

Oprah Winfrey continues to give back and her latest philanthropic effort came with another eight-figure donation to Atlanta’s HBCU Morehouse...
Howard University Partners With Amazon Studios to Give Students Firsthand Entertainment Industry Experience

Howard University Partners With Amazon Studios to Give Students Firsthand Entertainment Industry Experience

The program, called Howard Entertainment, will place students in Los Angeles for two semesters so they can learn how the entertainment world works.