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WATCH: Beyonce Continues to Show Love for HBCU’s with Grambling State University
April 26, 2019
Beyonce recently shared a Coachella 2019 event with Grambling State University’s marching band and dancers. The event was  a teaser of what’s to come with the collaboration of her athleisure line Ivy Park and Adidas. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Breaking Down Beyonce’s Documentary on Iconic 2018 Coachella Performance
April 22, 2019
The first woman of color to headline the festival released “Homecoming,” a documentary on her performance that honored HBCUs and reunited Destiny’s Child. She also released a surprise 40 song album. ... read more »
WATCH: Gentrifier To Howard University: If you Don’t Like Us Walking Our Dogs On Your Campus … Move!
April 22, 2019
A white man in Washington DC wants Howard University to move the campus if students and faculty don’t like rich white people’s dogs lawn cigars on their campus. ... read more »
WATCH: Beyonce’ Netflix Release of’ Homecoming’, Even Has Michelle Obama Giving up Praise
April 20, 2019
Beyoncé recently released her “Homecoming” documentary and an album that features 40 live tracks from her 2018 Coachella Performance.  The internet has been a beehive buzz.   ... read more »
UNCF Celebrates 75 Years of Investing in Better Futures at National DC Gala
March 15, 2019
During an historic night—in more ways than one—UNCF (United Negro College Fund) celebrated its 75th anniversary at its national UNCF “A Mind is…” Gala in Washington, DC, March 7. The event helped the storied organization reach new fundraising heights, raising more than it ever has during a single event—$3.4 million—for UNCF’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The event, whose title echoes the group’s iconic motto, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste,”® celebrated the founding of the organization by Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University) president Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson with backing from corporate leaders led by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Coca Cola President Robert W. Woodruff. ... read more »
Laz Alonso/The Home Depot at CIAA
March 13, 2019
Laz Alonso joined The Home Depot Retool Your School Grant Improvement Program during CIAA to encourage guests to start voting for their favorite HBCU. Since its launch 10 years ago, the Home Depot has donated more than $2.1 million dollars in campus improvement grants that allow HBCUs to make sustainable improvements to their campuses. Past projects have included eco-friendly classrooms, refurbished basketball courts, modernized health clinics, and communal student space upgrades. To celebrate the 10th year anniversary, The Home Depot has increased its support towards the program and HBCUs by offering ten $50,000 campus improvement grants, creating a new grant, “Campaign of the Year,” which will be awarded to the school whose campaign proves to be most original, innovative and particularly effective. ... read more »
Congressman Bishop Participates in the Second Annual HBCU Steam Day of Action on Capitol Hill
March 12, 2019
Washington, D.C. –  Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) and the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) Caucus recently hosted the second annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action on Capitol Hill.  ... read more »
HBCU L.A. Increases Diversity in Hollywood
March 7, 2019
The programs helps increase attendance at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and prepares youth for the entertainment industry. ... read more »
World-Famous Florida A&M University (FAMU) Marching “100” Band Heads to California for Rose Parade and L.A. Live Performance
December 27, 2018
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The world-famous Florida A&M University (FAMU) Marching “100” band is headed to Tinsel Town to participate in the internationally-renowned Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day in Pasadena, ... read more »
Will You Join the Crusade for Bennett?
December 27, 2018
Bennett College has a unique history, and it is a history that must be preserved. It will only be maintained if folks who love women, women's history, and the elevation of Black women's voices come together to find five million dollars in just a few weeks. I am writing this column to appeal to those who will help. Here's how: ... read more »
Spelman College Receives $30 Million from Donor
December 18, 2018
ATLANTA (AP) — Spelman College has received $30 million, its largest single gift from living donors, to be used for its new Center for Innovation & ... read more »
The Howard University Ooh La La! Dance Line Wins the #RadiantDanceOff Contest
December 18, 2018
Howard University Ooh La La! Dance Line   It’s official, the Howard University Ooh La La! dance line reigns supreme, winning the second annual HBCU Dance #RadiantDanceOff Contest presented by The Radiant Collection from Procter & ... read more »
Oral Arguments Scheduled for HBCU-Maryland Inequality Case
November 30, 2018
A coalition of HBCU students, alumni and others from Maryland are planning to pack the Fourth District Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia next month for oral arguments in a decades-old lawsuit over inequality in public higher education ... read more »
L.A. Students Receive Thousands in Scholarships at UNCF Tour
November 22, 2018
The educational event, held Nov. 16 at the Hyatt Regency LAX Hotel, was part of the Empower Me Tour sponsored by the United Negro College Fund. ... read more »
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