February 08, 2024

Amazing HBCU Basketball Team Seeks Recognition That’s 65 Years Overdue

By Angela Johnson The late 1950s were a time of racial segregation, discrimination and inequality in America. But in the middle of all that despair, the men’s basketball team at Tennessee A&I University was making history. The Tigers were the first HBCU team to win a national championship and the first college team to secure three

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Black History Starts at Hampton University

A Statement courtesy of Hampton University In celebration of Black History Month, we recognize and celebrate some of Hampton University‚Äôs alumni who have defined ‚Äúthe standard of excellence.‚ÄĚ From Booker T. Washington to Alberta King to Ruth E. Carter, Hampton cultivates Black excellence. Our celebration of Black people and their outstanding accomplishments extends beyond a

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Extension At N.C. A&T’s Eley Named First SRDC 1890 Fellow

Courtesy of North Carolina A&T State University Michelle Eley, Ph.D., community and economic development specialist with Cooperative Extension at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, has been named the first 1890 Fellow of the Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC). As an 1890 Fellow, Eley provides guidance on existing and new project developments to ensure

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Black History Month: Celebrating Historically Black Colleges and Universities

As we observe Black History Month, we want to focus on the importance of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). With insights from prospective graduate student Talyia Griffin and RDEISE steering committee members Dr. Joseph Graves and Dr. Ivory Toldson, let‚Äôs learn more about these eminent institutions.‚Äć As defined by the Higher Education Act of

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Howard University Launches 2024 Music Business Insights Program with Wasserman Music

By Misha Cornelius The Howard University¬†Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts¬†kicked off the¬†2024 Music Business Insights Program¬†on January 29 with a panel titled ‚ÄúThe Business of Show‚ÄĚ featuring¬†Wasserman Music¬†executives¬†Lee Anderson¬†and¬†Hammond Seay¬†alongside singer, songwriter, and producer¬†Cautious Clay. More than 80 students attended the opening panel, with hundreds more expected to participate in programming that features

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Talladega College Students Network with Sports Industry Leaders at Get in the Game Conference

Courtesy of Talladega College In October, Talladega College sent eighteen students to the Get in the Game conference in Baltimore, Maryland. Get in the Game is a three-day event for students of color and HBCUs to gather and learn more about the sports business industry. The conference aims to expose the multitude of career options available within the sports

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FAMU Holds Inaugural Data Privacy Awareness Week

By: Briona Hopkins Florida A&M University (FAMU) held its first Data Privacy Awareness Week, January 21-27, to highlight the importance of protecting sensitive student and employee information. The effort was led by LaTonya Baker, chief privacy officer and director of Compliance, who urged senior administrators and staff to be privacy champions by using secure passwords

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