Morehouse College

Art Comes Alive at St. Elmo Village 50th Anniversary

Founded in 1969 by the late Rozzell Sykes, the community center has become a cultural landmark for its enduring promotion of arts education through workshops and cultural events. In recognition of reaching the half-century mark, scores of supporters from throughout the city attended the street festival.

Harris at Spelman College: “Go forward unburdened, unwavering, and undaunted by the fight”

This past week, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris delivered remarks at Spelman College, America’s oldest private, historically Black liberal arts college for women, as part of the school’s annual Homecoming weekend. Speaking to students from Spelman College and the Atlanta University Center, Harris emphasized the urgency of the current political moment, highlighted the importance of young women of color taking on leadership roles, and drew from her own experiences to suggest how young women can remain undaunted by the challenges ahead. 

Morehouse College President Starts Freshman Year in Dorm

David Thomas, the first leader in 50 years who isn’t an alumnus _ moved into a cramped dormitory room Tuesday for two days to get a taste of what life is like for first-year students of the prestigious historically black school in Atlanta. He’ll be staying at Graves Hall, the oldest building on campus that once housed the entire college. Although he won’t have a roommate, he’ll be sharing the floor with students.

Morehouse Student Follows His Passion, Finds the Black Press

Darrell Williams is a rising senior at Morehouse College, who has big dreams of being a creative director, one day. Williams, 24, is currently a student scholar with the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s “Discover The Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship program.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund & Complete College America Join Forces to Boost Graduation Rates in Nation’s HBCUs 

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and Complete College America (CCA) announced today the formation of a new partnership that will focus efforts on boosting graduation rates throughout the nation’s black colleges, including Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominately Black Institutions (PBIs).