Angelia Jolie has announced her third-oldest, Zahara Jolie-Pitt, is on the brink of HBCU greatness after being accepted to Spelman College. 

From being the only choice for higher education to now seeing students choose HBCUs, it’s an honor to be a part of the HBCU legacy.

With Adam Harris’ new book, 'The State Must Provide,' the conversation around giving reparations to Black people for the institution of slavery is directed towards the education system at historically Black colleges and universities.

Little Known Black History Facts

Shaw University is the first college for African-Americans established in the Southern United States, and the oldest HBCU in the region. It is also one of the nation’s oldest learning institutions. Shaw, which is located in Raleigh, N.C. was founded by Baptist minister Henry Martin Tupper, who worked with the American Baptist Home Mission Society. […]

If you attended an HBCU then you’re already familiar with what the HBCU experience is. If not, this panel will give you a better understanding of the experience that can only be provided by an HBCU. Kym Whitley, Actress/Author, Fisk University; Juliette B. Bell, President, The University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Cheryl Harris, Allstate Senior Vice President […]


Recent statistics showed an increasing number of white people have been enrolling at HBCUs over the years.

05/08/17 – Roland Martin talks to Lezli Baskerville, President & CEO of National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, about Trump’s latest comments on his support for HBCUs. Like on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

Mere months after President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, The Tom Joyner Foundation (TJF), the Dallas-based nonprofit that helps support historically black colleges and universities, lead a one-of-a-kind four-day mission to Cuba with numerous HBCU presidents. In a previously released press release, the TJF noted the trip was about discovering possible connections in the country, “We […]

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has named Morgan State University a ‘National Treasure.’ This significant designation is crucial to the preservation strategy for Morgan State and long-term planning for the largest historically Black college in Baltimore, Maryland. While many Black colleges around the country are struggling financially, it’s gratifying to learn that a prominent […]

  The Hampton University men’s lacrosse team made history this past weekend as the first from an HBCU to play at the Division I level in the sport. Despite the sport’s Native American roots, it has largely been viewed as a sport for the rich, white and elite but Hampton Pirates coach Lloyd Carter is aiming […]

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In a new BuzzFeed report, sexual assault survivors from Spelman wonder why more isn’t being done to punish the perps from their brother school.

HBCU News & Commentary

Bradley Gilbeaux and Damon Willis,  MBA candidates at Clark Atlanta University, are the recipients of the 2015 FORD HBCU Community Challenge for their Telepath Water System proposal. Listen to the interview above to hear all about their project, the impact of HBCUs on their lives and much more! You are sure to be inspired! Like […]