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‘All Rise’ for Actress Simone Missick
June 30, 2022
In the opening scene for the third season of “All Rise,” we believe Lola Carmichael (played by Simone Missick) has lost her election and her seat as a judge only to reveal that she actually won. ... read more »
Grants Aim to Save History at Black Colleges, Universities
March 10, 2022
A national nonprofit organization is giving more than $650,000 in grants to help five historically Black colleges and universities to help preserve their campuses. ... read more »
Caltech Among Universities Sued Over Financial Aid Formula
January 13, 2022
Caltech is among 16 universities being sued for alleged violations of antitrust laws by colluding to unfairly reduce the amount of financial aid awarded to students, it was announced today. ... read more »
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‘Halftime Game’ commercial features 2 HBCU marching bands
December 4, 2021
Marching bands from two historically Black universities are being featured in a new PepsiCo TV commercial that airs for the first time this weekend. ... read more »
AT&T Dream In Black Launches Rising Future Makers and Partners with HBCU Digital to celebrate Black Heroes
October 28, 2021
HBCU Digital Network and AT&T Dream In Black debut a new video series “Black Heroes.” ... read more »
Celebration of Life: Alvin Atwood Watkins, Jr.,
October 28, 2021
Alvin Atwood Watkins, Jr., a life-long resident of Los Angeles, California, was born March 7, 1939, and closed his eyes to be with the Lord on August 24, 2021, ... read more »
American Business Leaders Step Up to Fight Inequities in the South
September 16, 2021
The issues facing these communities throughout the South are not new. ... read more »
Dr. Tony Allen Appointed as Chair of President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs
September 9, 2021
... announced his intent to appoint Dr. Tony Allen as the Chair of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The Board will advance the goal of the ... ... read more »
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African American from Flynt Wins Mastercard APGA Tour Championship
August 12, 2021
Willie Mack III once lived out of his car while dreaming of a chance to compete for a PGA title. The African American star fired a sizzling, eight-under-par 64 to sprint away from the field and captured the Mastercard APGA Tour Championship presented by Lexus by six strokes Tuesday, capping a memorable seven-month stretch that has changed the trajectory of his career. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jayda Hamilton
July 22, 2021
During the quarantine last year, several student athletes were looking for ways to train and stay in shape. Jayda Hamilton, a recent graduate from Serra High School, was willing to put in the work to battle the competitive Southern Section to compete for a state championship. Her father purchased a conglomeration of equipment to help Hamilton train. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Hercy Miller
June 24, 2021
Hercy Miller has been a strong contributor during his senior year at Minnehaha Academy in Minnesota. He helped the Redhawks secure a 20-1 overall record and the 2021 MSHSL Boys Basketball State Championship. ... read more »
Recognizing the Centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre
June 3, 2021
The Tulsa Race Massacre is a prime example of inflaming issues and ignoring history. They both significantly lead to the inability and failure to learn the real lessons that true history can teach us. It was the inflammatory reporting of the chance encounter of a young Black man, Dick Rowland; and a young white elevator operator, Sarah Page, that ignited one of the deadliest episodes of racial violence in our nation’s history. ... read more »
UNCF and OZY Partner to Reset America, In a Star-Studded, One-of-a-Kind Festival
May 15, 2021
UNCF and OZY Partner to Reset America, In a Star-Studded, One-of-a-Kind Festival  OZY Fest, the one-of-a-kind festival where “TED meets Coachella,” will be streaming live on YouTube, May 15-16, and will feature a special focus on the future of HBCUs in partnership with the largest scholarship provider for students of color, UNCF (United Negro College Fund). ... read more »
Orange Blossom Classic Returns to Bring Exposure to HBCUs
May 13, 2021
After 43 years, the Orange Blossom Classic (OBC) will return to South Florida on Labor Day Weekend. The resurgence of the postseason clash between two Historically Black Colleges will feature Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Jackson State University (JSU). ... read more »
 Finding a ‘Greater Love’ with Novelist Devyn Bakewell 
April 22, 2021
Diving into the intricate details of today’s college experience, “Greater Love,” submerges the reader in the male and female perspective as young adults from the Black community, entering a realm of secondary education. Main characters, Ryan McKnight and Devyn Baker, represent two differentiating experiences.  ... read more »

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