May 16, 2022

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: General views of Warner Music Group in Downtown L.A., located at the historic Ford Motor Company Factory building on September 30, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

Warner Music Group Is Taking Its Music Talent Search To HBCUs

By Keenan Higgins Getting scouted for a record deal is a dream for any aspiring musician, and the chances of worldwide success are even greater when signed to a major label like Warner Music Group. It looks like the next big superstar in the studio might be coming from one of the many historically Black


FAMU Legendary Relay Team honored on Penn Relays Wall of Fame

Four former Florida A&M track stars were honored in Philadelphia at the 126th running of the University of Pennsylvania Relay Carnival, affectionately known as the Penn Relays, for their exceptional performances from 1966-1968. James Ashcroft, Major Hazelton, Nathaniel James, and Eugene Milton, donning their orange National Rattler “F’ blazers, were the guests of honor at the


Howard University Graduate Donovan Thomas Among The New York Times 2022 Pulitzer Prize-Winning Team

By Aaliyah Butler Howard University alumnus, Donovan Thomas (BA ’22), was a part of The New York Times 2022 Pulitzer Prize-winning team recognized for a distinguished example of reporting on national affairs, using any available journalistic tool. The winning series was an ambitious project that quantified a disturbing pattern of fatal traffic stops by police,


BSU Student Myles Frost Nominated for Broadway’s Tony Award

Courtesy of Bowie State University He’s been the pride of Bowie State University since he debuted as Michael Jackson last December at the Neil Simon Theater in MJ: The Musical. Now Myles Frost, a music technology major at Bowie State, has been nominated for a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading

A student raises their hand in a classroom at Tussahaw Elementary school on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in McDonough, Ga. Schools have begun reopening in the U.S. with most states leaving it up to local schools to decide whether to require masks. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

‘There’s no way to hide history’: Teachers react to Georgia law limiting discussion of race

By Curtis Bunn In Georgia, Black educators are disheartened. They are insulted. Most of all, they are mad. A new law, signed by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, restricts teachers from teaching students about race and racism. According to the text of HB 1084, this includes any discussions that “the United States of America is fundamentally racist,” “any


Morehouse College’s Top 2022 Graduates Embark on World-Changing Research

By Morehouse College On the heels of the #1 ranking for producing Black male doctoral students by the National Science Foundation, Morehouse College, the nation’s only college dedicated to educating and developing men of color, is proud to announce the academic accolades of its 2022 valedictorian Jeffrey White and co-salutatorians Joshua Curry, Jaeden Johnson and Garret Oatis. Representing


The Persistent Value of an HBCU Education: An Interview with Roslyn Clark Artis

By Benedict College Mark Brown, the executive director at the Student Freedom Initiative, sat down with Roslyn Clark Artis, the president of Benedict College, to discuss some of the challenges that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) face and the persistent value of the HBCU experience and education. While some Historically Black Colleges and Universities


Coppin State University Establishes Transfer Agreement with Harford Community College

By Coppin State University Coppin State University (CSU) continues to deliver on the promise of expanding access and giving students the opportunity to transform their lives through education – this time, through a transfer agreement with Harford Community College. The agreement, designed to reduce barriers and increase access to a four-year degree for community college