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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 »
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 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 »
SoCal Legends: Cynthia Cooper-Dyke
March 18, 2021
Cynthia Cooper-Dyke is a WNBA legend who has left her mark on Los Angeles Basketball history as a player and as a coach. Although she was born in Chicago, Cooper-Dyke was raised in Watts and attended Locke High School. ... read more »
UCLA Football Sets Future Dates with HBCUs Alabama State, North Carolina Central
February 24, 2021
UCLA has added home games against Alabama State University and North Carolina Central University to its future football schedule, marking the first time the Bruins will face a historically black college or university (HBCU). ... read more »
Vice President Harris Leaves Historic Legacy in Senate
January 21, 2021
There is a growing consciousness around the character of political leadership in America. Although there has always been concern of who sits in the seat of power for this country, there is an additional keen sense developing around the nature of those who look to serve the people. Officials working as support to Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, welcomed those with questions about her steps into a new era in American History. ... read more »
Howard University Showtime Marching Band To Escort Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris for Inauguration
January 18, 2021
Howard University is proud to announce the Showtime Marching Band will escort Vice President Kamala Harris at the 59th presidential inauguration on Jan. 20. They will perform a special drum cadence for the parade. ... read more »
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After 43 Years, Dr. William Harvey of Hampton University Announces Retirement
December 24, 2020
He began as President of one of the most storied Historically Black Colleges and Universities in America in 1978. On December 15, Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey announced his retirement after 43 years, effective June 30, 2022. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Brandon Rembert
December 10, 2020
With talent and motivation, Brandon Rembert is a consistent hitter for the Alcorn State University Braves baseball team. Rembert desires to be a role model for African American boys, encouraging them to get involved in baseball. A key piece of advice that he learned is how consistency is important to excel in the sport. ... read more »
MSNBC Executive Producer Rashida Jones Propels Forward as the First Black Woman Network President
December 9, 2020
Mass media conglomerate MSNBC has moved forward with presenting their highest-ranking senior role to executive producer Rashida Jones. She will become President of the network on February 1.   ... read more »
Kamala Harris’ VP Win Helps Validate the Power of Black Colleges
November 26, 2020
The Howard University Graduate shares in the legacy of influential Black College Alumni As Vice President-elect Kamala Harris takes on her new position in the White House, ... read more »
Gov. Newsom Appoints Drake Dillard to Calif. Commission on Disability Access
November 19, 2020
This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. ... read more »
American Heart Association Hosts Empowered to Serve Roundtables to Discuss COVID-19, Mental Health and Health Justice
November 19, 2020
As COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, the numbers still reflect a higher risk for those of Black and Brown communities. With efforts to help educate, inspire and curb the effects, the American Heart Association launched Empowered to Serve Roundtables to prompt leadership, communication and transformation amongst the communities. ... read more »
BIDEN-HARRIS WIN ELECTION
November 12, 2020
Perhaps 200 years from now, someone doing research, will view this time period as a turning point in American History.  It is, in fact, November, 2020 and Joe Biden will become the 46th President of the United States, and Kamala Harris makes history, on several fronts, as the first woman and person of color voted into the Vice-Presidential office.  ... read more / view gallery »
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