HBCUs are an important part of Black culture and Roland Martin along with the TJMS are huge advocates. Martin talks to President and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), Dr. Michael Lomax about “The Future Act,” which has been a tremendous help for HBCUs. “The Future Act,” is going before congress and because […]

Today is the United Negro College Fund‘s Founders Day and they’re celebrating 75 years. Dr. Michael Lomax, their president and CEO, says they’ve decided to celebrate with a national day of giving. It’s important to Lomax that the UNCF is able to provide financial help to HBCUs becuase, “HBCUs punch above their weight.” There are […]

As ‘Black Panther’ continues its march to the Oscars, audiences will be able to catch the Best Picture nominee on the big screen. Marvel announced Monday ‘Black Panther’ will return at participating AMC theaters on Feb. 1-7 in honor of Black History Month. Disney CEO Bob Iger tweeted tickets will be free for all ages. […]

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) is putting the icon status of Michael Jackson and Ray Charles towards a great cause with the establishment of two new scholarship programs. A press release reveals the Michael Jackson scholarship will provide financial assistance to communication arts and social science students attending a UNCF college/university during the upcoming […]

Roland Martin talks to Dr. Michael Lomax, President of the UNCF about their controversial decision to accept a $25M donation from known Republicans the Koch Brothers. “Koch Industries has been a supporter of the UNCF for over a decade. We have 100,000 donors annually and we have donors that represent a broad cross-section of politics in […]

  Anthony Anderson hosted the UNCF Evening of the Stars that helps raise money to send kids to college. Anthony talks to “The Russ Parr Morning Show” about what to expect from him on the show. He says viewers should definitely expect to see the real him and tells us about a situation that went down […]