April 01, 2024

Paying it Forward: Kulur Group Gifts HBCU Grambling State University Free Memberships to the Association of National Advertisers

Courtesy of Grambling State University Grambling State University and other HBCUs with exposure to a best-in-class learning environment that allows them to freely create, inquire, challenge assumptions, and explore the latest marketing, communications, and advertising approaches.” The ANA memberships will equip them with the latest tools and insights available. University faculty plan to infuse these


Howard Students Share Fresh Perspectives on Politics in Talk Hosted by Stacey Abrams and The Hilltop

Written By Misha Cornelius On Thursday, March 21, Stacey Abrams, Howard University’s Ronald W. Walters Endowed Chair for Race and Black Politics, and The Hilltop, Howard University’s 100-year-old student newspaper, hosted a two-part conversation with students to hear their perspectives on politics, democracy and youth voter engagement. The dynamic views of Howard students were on display

Delishia Porterfield, center, speaks in support of Tennessee State University during a news conference at the state Capitol, Thursday, March 28, 2024, in Nashville, Tenn. The state legislature voted to vacate the school's board of trustees. (AP Photo/George Walker IV)

Tennessee politicians strip historically Black university of its board

By Kimberlee Kruesi Trustees of Tennessee’s only publicly funded historically Black university were removed Thursday under legislation signed into law by Republican Gov. Bill Lee. Black lawmakers and community leaders said state leaders, a majority of whom are white, are unfairly targeting Tennessee State University. The legislation cleared the state GOP-controlled House on Thursday in a


Mayor Brandon M. Scott Launches HBCU Fellowship Initiative to Cultivate Next Generation Leaders in Baltimore

Courtesy of Coppin State University Mayor Brandon M. Scott has collaborated with Baltimore Corp, Coppin State University, and Morgan State University to launch the Mayor’s HBCU Fellowship Initiative. The partnership, announced on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at Baltimore City Hall, aims to provide recent graduates with hands-on experience and to create a pipeline into local government


The Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Presents Threaded, a New Exhibition Featuring Textile Works by Contemporary Black Women Artists

Written By Denise Ward Spelman College Museum of Fine Art will display contemporary artworks created by Black women working in textiles as part of its new exhibit, Threaded. Threaded opens Friday, February 2, 2024. The exhibit will be free to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. from February 2 – May 24, 2024,


Four HBCUs Receive Nearly $5 Million In Grants & Gifts

Written By Quintessa Williams Hampton University — $2 Million Joan Wickham has gifted $2 million to her alma mater, historically Black Hampton University in Virginia, to establish the Dr. Joan Teresa McMillan Wickham Endowed Scholarship Fund. The gift will fund two annual scholarships for a male and female concert choir student. Tuskegee University — $300,000 Tuskegee University, a historically Black