HBCU’s

Historically black colleges and universities are a cornerstone of the black community and the American education system. There are still 105 HBCUs operating today. Their value…

“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin loves to offer his words of wisdom every week on the radio and TV One. Well, last week, he gave…

Dr. Ivory Toldson (pictured), deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), was in Memphis Thursday to speak at…

The latest development in implosion of Grambling State University’s athletics program is the firing of the student newspaper’s online editor and the suspension of the…

Unemployment for Blacks remains at nearly 16 percent in comparison to nine percent for the rest of the nation. But Blacks with jobs in various industries are largely underrepresented. Boardrooms usually consist of few Black and brown faces if any. As a result, incidents such as Nivea’s “re-civilize” yourself ad targeting Black men or Vogue […]

From BVBuzz.com: Actor Idris Elba recently returned from hosting 21 students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities on an excursion to South Africa for Coca-Cola’s first “Open Happiness Tour.” “This was a life-changing and moving experience for me,” Elba told BV Buzz. “I’ve been to Africa a couple of times since my father was from Ghana and […]

From BlackAmericaWeb: African-American educators are basking in the findings of an unprecedented study that confirms what many have long believed: Historically black medical schools lead the nation in producing the highest percentage of physicians practicing in underserved communities. Morehouse, Meharry and Howard Medical Schools ranked first, second and third in a study of 141 training […]

From The Grio: Yesterday President Barack Obama signed the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act on 2010 into law. No one has missed the health care reform mission of the bill but few are discussing the educational element of the bill, particularly its increased support for HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) and PBIs (Predominantly […]

VIA: JackandJillPolitics.com Last Friday afternoon as Black History Month drew to a close, President Barack Obama signed an executive order intended to strengthen the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. While every president since Carter has sought to help HBCUs, there’s something special about a black president supporting black higher education. Teaching […]

VIA:  NewsOne.Com On Friday, President Obama signed a renewal of the executive order that assists historically black colleges.  While the executive order itself follows the form of orders in previous administrations, the head of the Obama administration’s effort for the colleges said that the executive order would set off a change in philosophy on how […]