Black Republicans are attempting to win over African-American voters in a new PSA that touts their party's support of HBCUs.
Some of your favorite artists and entrepreneurs also attended HBCUs, and below is a list of celebs you may not have known about, including Oprah Winfrey. She attended Tennessee State University on a full scholarship and majored in speech communications and performing arts. The Queen of Neo-Soul, Erykah Badu, has blessed us countless classics such […]
Howard University is set to rename its School of Communication after media maven, Cathy Hughes on Sunday, October 23rd at an official ceremony. The CEO/Founder of TV One talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the amazing achievement and how she first got her start in radio. On rumors of her living in a radio station […]
Jamie Grill/Getty Images The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has announced a new advocacy campaign, #InTheBlack. It provides tools and resources to support the need for knowledge about student loan repayment and overall financial literacy for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students and parents. The Campaign will address the student loan debt repayment […]
Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, President of Spelman College: 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 […]
After last week’s epic takedown, Roland Martin was invited on The Wendy Williams Show to educate the longtime talk show host and her audience about race in America. If you remember, Williams made a series of disheartening remarks about the need for HBCUs and the NAACP. In a blistering critique, Martin schooled Williams about the nuances […]
As we reported earlier, Wendy Williams got her…handed to her by social media and Roland Martin in particular after she made her ill-advised comments denouncing HBCUs and the NAACP last week on her show. However, today, they were together on Wendy’s purple couch where he dropped even more knowledge and enlightened her on why she was […]
Wendy Williams is no stranger to tone-deaf, inflammatory comments ― but recently she really crossed the line. On a July 7 broadcast of her syndicated show, “The Wendy Williams Show,” the talkshow host criticized Jesse Williams for his powerful speech at the 2016 BET Awards. “I would be really offended if there was a school […]
After an epic dragging by Black Twitter, Wendy now says her comments about HBCU’s were misinterpreted. On Thursday, Williams attempted to clarify her original comments, saying she has family members who are HBCU grads, then, doubling down on her insinuation that a historically Black college is as racist as the idea of a “historically white […]
Have the lives of African Americans improved in the eight years since President Barack Obama took office? Roland Martin sits down with economist and columnist Dr. Julianne Malveaux to discuss her new book, Are We Better Off? Race, Obama and Public Policy.
The fight continues against the North Carolina bill that will essentially gut three historically Black universities. Proposed bill SB-873 would lower the tuition at five universities to the point that they will no longer be self-sufficient. The Million Hoodies Movement for Justice Greensboro chapter has organized a “Week of Action Against SB-873,” with protests scheduled to begin on Wednesday […]