May 07, 2024

Spelman College Students Win $1 Million Prize for Third Time in Four Years at Goldman Sachs Market Madness Competition

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College students took home the first place $1 million grand prize at the Goldman Sachs Market Madness Competition on April 22, 2024. Spelman has won the competition three times in four years. Victoria Cain, C’2026, Makhi Frempong, C’2026, Olivia Rivera-Spann, C’2026 and Symone Thompson, C’2027, competed against 26 other teams representing

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Documentary features SC State students’ archeological work at Redcliffe Plantation

Courtesy of South Carolina State University An online documentary showcases the archeological fieldwork South Carolina State University and Claflin University students conducted over spring break at Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site. The¬†video short¬†produced by George “Buddy” Wingard Jr. highlights a collaborative project between SC State the University of South Carolina, Claflin University, South Carolina State

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Saint Augustine’s University Receives $22K Donation During Visit In Richmond

By Quintessa Williams Saint Augustine’s University (SAU) was the center of a significant event, SAU Day, at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, VA. This event, marked by a strong sense of solidarity and generosity, underscored the community’s uncompromising support for SAU in the face of financial and accreditation challenges and sensationalized media coverage. It was

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Tennessee State University Hosts Protests After Governor Strips HBCU Of Its Board Of Trustees

Written By Bilal G. Morris School leaders at Tennessee State University are hosting a national press conference to address the recent extremist Republican legislatures across the country that are attacking and defunding historically black colleges and universities.  The press conference, which will take place this Monday, April 1, at 11 a.m. CST, will include national

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Actress Robin Givens to Deliver 2024 Spring Commencement Address

Courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will host its 169th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 11, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. (procession begins at 9:45) at the Pine Bluff Convention Center at 1 Convention Center Plaza. Robin Givens, an award-winning actress, director, author, and advocate for

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HBCU Delaware State President Defends School’s Aviation Program After Criticism From Elon Musk

By Rashad Grove The president of Delaware State University is defending his institution’s aviation program against disparaging remarks made by Elon Musk. Local station WBOC reports that Musk, the owner of X (formerly Twitter) and CEO of Tesla, said that aviation programs at HBCUs are not developing enough qualified pilots which is dangerous for the airline industry

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Dr. Daniel Black, Author and African American Studies Professor, to Deliver Address at Clark Atlanta University’s 35th Commencement Exercises

Courtesy of Clark Atlanta University Clark Atlanta University has announced that Dr. Daniel Black, a 1988 graduate of Clark College (a parent institution of the university), author and a veteran professor of African American Studies at the university, will deliver the address during its 35th commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18, 2024, at 8 a.m., at

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