18-year-old Makenzie Thompson is the latest to become an academic beacon of hope after the Georgia high school senior made our whole community proud by obtaining over $1.3 million in scholarship offers from 49 out of the 51 universities that she applied to for college.

As an extension on their new "ABOUT LOVE" campaign in partnership with Tiffany & Co., Beyoncé and Jay-Z came together as always to present the Love Scholarship program in conjunction with their charities BeyGOOD and the Shawn Carter Foundation.

Spotify is launching a new global initiative called Frequency that's primary goal is to celebrate Black art.

HBCU News & Commentary

During the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism’s Class of 2021 virtual celebration, Gayle King announced that she will help launch the ViacomCBS HBCU Diversity in Journalism Scholarship.

Tom is proud to call Denny’s a TJMS Partner because they share in his vision. John Miller, Denny’s President & CEO, takes great pride in working with Tom and the TJMS. One passion that they share is benefiting HBCUs and their students. 2019 is the seventh year of the Denny’s Hungry for Education program and they’re […]


Rodney King’s daughter Lora is honoring her late father’s legacy on the 27th anniversary of the historic L.A. Riots.


An 18-year-old New Orleans high school senior is being praised across social media for being accepted into 115 colleges and receiving $3.7 million in scholarship offers. Antoinette Love says she’ll be the first in her family to attend college. At this point, she tells CNN that she’s not even sure how many schools she applied to. “I just kept […]

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The new year has settled in, and most students are already back to their normal school routine. Also, many are realizing that the summer is fast approaching and that its time to start thinking about applying for scholarships for the upcoming 2019/2020 college season. Here are the top scholarships programs for African-American students to apply […]

Micheal Brown, a brilliant high school senior, is still waiting for a formal apology from Fox News – and he certainly deserves it. Brown has been offered a full ride in scholarships to 20 different colleges, including Harvard, Yale, Princeton and Stanford – but his celebration was somewhat dampened after Fox anchors in Washington, D.C. […]

April is the time of year that high school students start receiving college acceptance letters in hopes of gaining entrance into their school of choice. Students are happy if they get 8 or 10 acceptance letters but one school in New Orléans has students receiving over 20 acceptance letters, according to WGNO News. Including one student getting a grand […]


Warning: This is the kind of story that is going make your face hurt. But it’s the kind of pain that doesn’t come from being hit. No, this comes from grinning. Grinning from ear to ear. Grinning so hard and for so long, your face just hurts with pride. Close your eyes. Imagine your Black […]

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People are turning to social funding platforms like GoFundMe to pay tuition. Generous strangers are making education goals possible.