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Mother-daughter duo Suzzon Jiles and Trinity Humphrey will graduate from Grambling State University together.

Many things go into creating a successful graduation day and having a notable commencement speaker is a game-changer that could enhance a lifelong memory.

Chicago rapper Lil Durk is choosing to align his artistry with career mentorship by using his Neighborhood Heroes Foundation to give back in a huge way to teens on the South Side where he was raised. 

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Fayetteville State University was awarded a $2.3 million grant to advance its STEM education initiatives.

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Harvard University, the nation’s oldest and wealthiest college with an endowment of over $50 billion, will partner with HBCUs and implement other strategies to try to make amends for their involvement in slavery.

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Jackson State University received a $50,000 donation from one of its alumni.

Vice President Kamala Harris will soon be sharing her knowledge on politics, policy and personal endeavors as a woman of color when she takes the stage at Tennessee State University on May 7 to deliver the commencement speech for roughly 900 graduates. 


Dr. Valerie Sheares Ashby will become the first woman to serve as president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Students at Virginia-based HBCU Hampton University got a pleasant surprise this week after learning that all balances from the Spring 2022 semester will be wiped, in addition to a halt in tuition, fees, room and board for the fall semester as well.

The Nurses Association says the strike will last 24 hours.

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Raleigh-based Saint Augustine’s University is the first HBCU to launch a women’s rowing team.

The HBCU Community will come together for the Eighth Annual HBCU Climate Change Conference next week.