HBCU

Beto O'Rourke, Prairie View A&M

Beto O’Rourke Visits HBCU Prairie View A&M, Fulfills Promise to Student

by Teddy Grant   Sep 20, 2018

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) stopped by HBCU Prairie View A&M in Texas on Wednesday night, one of the stops on his Senate campaign, fulfilling... Read More

Howard University Senior to Compete in 2020 Olympics With Two Siblings

Howard University Senior to Compete in 2020 Olympics With Two Siblings

by Jessica Bennett   Aug 24, 2018

Howard University senior Latroya Pina will represent Cape Verde proudly while competing in the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Pina is set to participate... Read More

kevin hart, kipp schools

Kevin Hart Surprises 18 Students with $600K in HBCU Scholarships

by Christina Santi   Aug 09, 2018

Kevin Hart teamed up with the United Negro College Fund and KIPP Public schools, a nationwide network of free open-enrollment college-preparatory schools in underserved communities,... Read More

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Donates $1 Million to Clark Atlanta University

‘Black-ish’ Creator Kenya Barris Donates $1 Million to Clark Atlanta University

by Jessica Bennett   May 25, 2018

Black-ish creator Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rainbow Barris, recently showed the masses just how important it is to never forget where you... Read More

Will Packer Talks ‘Breaking In,’ Teaming Up With Oprah & HBCU Pride

Will Packer Talks ‘Breaking In,’ Teaming Up With Oprah & HBCU Pride

by Jessica Bennett   May 10, 2018

EBONY recently chopped it up with producer Will Packer to discuss his latest film, Breaking In, the future of Hollywood, teaming up with “Mama... Read More

coachella, Beyoncé

Beyoncé Announces Scholarship Program for HBCU’s, Following Coachella Performance

by Teddy Grant   Apr 16, 2018

Following her iconic, showstopping performance at Coachella on Saturday, Beyoncé announced a scholarship program for four Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Through her BeyGOOD... Read More

Chance the Rapper to Deliver Commencement Speech at Dillard University

Chance the Rapper to Deliver Commencement Speech at Dillard University

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 09, 2018

The list of Chance the Rapper’s accomplishments just keeps on growing, as the son of Chicago is set to speak at Dillard University’s commencement... Read More

Exclusive: Director Stanley Nelson on his New Documentary, HBCU’s and Education Today

Exclusive: Director Stanley Nelson on his New Documentary, HBCU’s and Education Today

by Teddy Grant   Feb 16, 2018

The follow-up to Emmy Award-winning director Stanley Nelson’s critically acclaimed The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution tackles a system that millions of Black... Read More

Samuel L. Jackson Urges Celebrities to Join in Protesting 'Racist Police'

Why Samuel L. Jackson Was Allegedly Expelled from Morehouse

by Shantell E. Jamison   Feb 08, 2018

Some of the best and brightest activists, entertainers and leaders in the world have went to and/or graduated from Morehouse College. As one of... Read More

White Tennis Player Tells Black Player, ‘At Least I Know My Dad’ During Match

White Tennis Player Tells Black Player, ‘At Least I Know My Dad’ During Match

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 30, 2018

Racism has reared its ugly head once again, as a Black college student recently shared his story via Twitter, resulting in the offending party... Read More