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 good people over at Hampton University are showing love to students currently suffering in Ukraine by offering a full ride to come study at the HBCU's campus in Virginia this summer.

Mo'ne Davis made history back in 2014 when she became the first girl to pitch Philadelphia's Taney Youth Baseball Association to victory at the Little League World Series.


William Harvey will always be proud of Hampton University’s standing as a historically black institution. Founders established the school three years after the Civil War to educate former slaves and train teachers. Booker T. Washington studied there and Rosa Parks worked there. But Harvey, Hampton’s president since 1978, is equally proud of the university’s Proton […]

Hampton University recently made history as the first HBCU lacrosse team to play at a Division I level.

  Hampton University’s status as one of the premier HBCUs has long been established, with nearly 50 Bachelor’s degree programs, over two dozen Master’s degree programs, and nine doctoral programs. Hampton was founded on this day in 1868 as an instructional school for freed slaves in the wake of the Civil War. Brigadier Union Army […]

During a recent meeting in Washington, Dr. William Harvey, longtime president of Hampton University and Chairman of President Obama’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs expressed his…

  There have been some major shifts on the annual list of top HBCUs! U.S. News & World Report ran the numbers, and announced its…

Roland Martin talks with Hampton University student Melonna Clarke about being forced to get two letters to prove she was Muslim in order to obtain a university ID. Clarke explains to Martin that she was ordered to get permission letters from both the university’s chaplain and her mosque. Since then she has carried around her […]

Dr. William R. Harvey, president of Hampton University, talks about the $13.5 million grant the university received from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to combat and reduce selective health disparities in minority men.

Artist John Biggers has been called, “a canvas master of the human condition.” He was born to a poor family of nine in Gastonia, North Carolina. By age 13, Biggers had lost both his father and sister to diabetes. As the youngest, Biggers and his brother were sent away to study at Lincoln Academy to […]

Full disclosure and a caveat: the following commentary about hair comes from a guy that barely has any.   So get all your “Kane, if you’re so smart, why don’t you have hair?” wisecracks out of the way now, and read why Hampton University School of Business Dean Sid H. Credle is absolutely right in […]