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Wyomia Tyus, Tennessee State, Blazed a Trail for Womens’ College Athletics
March 25, 2020
 When Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 was passed, academic institutions had to ensure equality in the federal funding of activities for men and women. Prior to that, women’s athletic activities go little to no funding. ... read more »
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits Commits $1 Million To Thurgood Marshall College Fund
February 27, 2020
The agreement establishes a partnership that gives Southern Glazer’s access to TMCF’s diverse talent pipeline, connects Southern Glazer’s employees with HBCU students for mentoring and professional development, and provides student leaders with opportunities to pursue future careers with the Company. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 23, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
February 23, 2020
Ed "Too Tall" Jones, the first HBCU player selected #1 in the NFL Draft was born in Jackson, Tennessee, 1951. ... read more »
Mark Calendars For Black College Expo February 1, 2020
January 30, 2020
This is the 21st year that the expo will be in town. ... read more »
Black-ish Star Marsai Martin to be Honored by HBCU Spelman College’s Alumnae Association in Los Angeles
January 28, 2020
Courtesy Photo: Marsai Martin (LOS ANGELES, CA) – 15-year old producer, entrepreneur, and award-winning actor Marsai Martin (Black-ish, Little) is among the honorees for the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College – ... read more »
Lizzo’s video at Southern made students feel “Good as Hell”
January 2, 2020
The 31-year-old wanted her new ``Good as Hell'' video to be a love letter to both marching band culture and historically black colleges and universities. ... read more »
Collin Binkley AP Education Writer
December 13, 2019
After months of negotiation, Congress gave final approval Tuesday for a bill promising to restore more than $250 million a year to the nation's historically Black colleges and universities, along with other institutions that teach large shares of minority students. ... read more »
UNCF’s National College Empower Tour Returns to Los Angeles; Awarding Thousands in Scholarship Funds to Local Students
November 14, 2019
Hundreds of students expected to attend the UNCF Empower Me Tour ... read more »
USC Freshmen Shine in Victory Over Florida A&M
November 6, 2019
The USC Trojans found their footing in the second half to defeat the Florida A&M University Rattlers 77-48. This matchup marks the first time the two basketball teams played against one another. ... read more / watch video »
Black schools hope NBA star’s gift sparks a golf resurgence
September 5, 2019
Ernie Andrews looks out to the grounds of Washington's historic Langston Golf Course and shrugs at the fact that fewer young black golfers are coming out to play these days. ... read more »
Tournament of Roses President Visits Southern University
August 22, 2019
When it comes to marching bands, there’s just something about the big bands at HBCUs that sets them apart from your average ensemble of snares, woodwinds and brass. For bands like the Southern University Marching Band, also known as the “Human Jukebox,” it’s all about soul - and of course it’s all about the big sound- but most of all, it’s about putting on an epic performance. Now, fans of the famous Human Jukebox marching band can see them represent Louisiana in the 131stRose Parade 2020. ... read more »
NBA’s Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team
August 22, 2019
What started as an innocuous conversation during a public event has evolved into a golf partnership between NBA star Stephen Curry and Howard University. ... read more »
HBCU in LA Premieres Student Film ‘Uchawi’ with Rep. Maxine Waters in Attendance
August 15, 2019
Last week marked the culmination of the 2019 HBCU in LA program, an 8- to 10-week summer experience during which HBCU students from across the country gain access to coveted opportunities in the entertainment industry through training and internships. As they pursue paid internship positions, they are housed in Los Angeles free of charge, ensuring that they are not barred from participating due to low-income status. HBCU in LA is the signature program of the Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP), a recruitment and diversity program that seeks to give students of all backgrounds the tools needed to succeed in the entertainment industry. ... read more »
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 »
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