Spelman College

Mary-Pat Hector, a 19-year-old Spelman student, will become a part of history if she is elected to office in the state of Georgia.

One of the most high-profile philanthropic love affairs in modern history has come to an end. In the wake of mounting rape and sexual assault…

Remember those Spelman girls? Specifically, twins Kristie and Kirstie Bronner (yep, of the Bronner Bros. hair extravaganzas and company), who were the historic HBCU Spelman…

  There have been some major shifts on the annual list of top HBCUs! U.S. News & World Report ran the numbers, and announced its…

Nothing beats homecoming weekend at a historically black college or university, but whose school has the best? Is it the Marching 100 down in Tallahassee,…

One of the proudest moments of Melvin Cox’s (pictured right) life would have been to see his daughter graduate with honors from the prestigious Spelman College in Atlanta.…

Kristie (pictured left) and Kirstie Bronner  (pictured) are identical twins with identical grade point averages, so why shouldn’t they share the honor of being Spelman College‘s…

If you haven’t seen the “Jeopardy” style show “Black College Quiz,” the quiz show series features HBCU College students from around the country showcasing their knowledge and skill of African-American history. The four-part, half-hour series has featured over 50 HBCU schools since its inception and awarded over $100,000 dollars in scholarships. We’re proud to announce […]

President Barack Obama will give the commencement speech at Atlanta’s Morehouse College this May, the school announced over the weekend. According to a White House official, Morehouse was selected because it is “one of the nation’s leading historical black colleges and universities (and) is among the best and brightest institutions of higher education in the […]

During an interview with television personality/journalist Jacque Reid last week, civil rights activist Angela Davis announced a new campaign, “Bury the Ratchet,” aimed at improving the depictions of Black women in mainstream media. The “Bury the Ratchet” campaign specifically targets Black women who live right here in Atlanta, because of reality shows such as The […]

Could 16-year-old Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas be heading to Atlanta to attend Spelman College? TMZ is reporting that Spelman College president Beverly Daniel Tatum is in London attending the Olympics and made a point to give the history-making gymnast a Spelman gift bag containing a congratulatory note, school t-shirt and a CD containing a […]

Oprah Winfrey delivered the keynote address to the 550 Spelman College graduates of 2012 on Sunday, telling them to strive for excellence and saying that she could see the reflection of herself in their eyes. The media mogul went on to say that the ancestors and angels had already paved the way before them, saying […]