NYC Schools To Offer Free Lunch

New York City Public Schools Announce Free Lunch For All Of Its 1.1 Million Students


The free lunch service was announced on Wednesday and became effective on Thursday when children returned to school for the new academic year. Read More

Spelman College

Spelman To Allow Transgender Female Students To Enroll Beginning Next Fall


Spelman College announced that students who identify as women regardless of sex can be admitted to the college beginning in the fall of 2018. Read More

James Comey

You’re Hired!: Howard University Appoints James Comey As Public Policy Chair

by Zahara Hill

Comey's appointment was announced by Howard President Wayne A.I. Frederick on Wednesday morning. Read More

#BlackMamasMatter Draws Attention To Racial Disparity In Maternal Mortality Rates

#BlackMamasMatter Draws Attention To Racial Disparity In Maternal Mortality Rates

by Zahara Hill

The Black Mamas Matter webinar bought attention to the racial gaps in maternal mortality rates in the United States. Read More

Betsy DeVos

Betsy DeVos Backtracks On Remarks About HBCUs Being ‘Pioneers’ Of ‘School Choice’

by Zahara Hill

Backtracking seems to be a crucial component of company culture in the Trump White House. Read More


Republican Senator Removed As Commencement Speaker at TSU

by #teamEBONY

The petition included the stances Senator Cornyn has taken which include confirmation votes in favor of AG Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, opposing funding for sanctuary cities to protect immigrants and supporting photo IDs for voting. Read More

Betsy DeVos Bethune-Cookman University

Bethune-Cookman Graduates Turn Their Backs on Betsy DeVos

by Brittany Fennell

The university, located in Daytona Beach, Fla., became a social media trending topic when reports got out about students booing and turning their backs on DeVos as she gave her speech. Read More

hbcus trump

Will HBCUs Get the Proper Funding Under the Trump Administration?

by Brittany Fennell

Remember back in February when President Trump met with dozens of Presidents from historically Black colleges and universities where he signed an executive order benefiting the institutions. It's possible things may have changed since then. Read More

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Helps Fans Pay for College

by Brittney Fennell

It's always great to see celebrities giving back and doing something nice for those who make their careers possible. We see you Nicki Minaj! Read More


Trump Ends Michelle Obama’s Let Girls Learn Program, Because…Spite?

by #TeamEBONY

It looks like Donald Trump is seriously intent on undoing every single thing President Obama’s administration enacted during his time in the White House, including... Read More