Dr. Dwalah Fisher was selected as one of the nine class members to be inducted into the 2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Hall of Fame. The enshrinement ceremony will take place on Nov. 30 at The Westin Galleria in Houston.
Fisher, who ...
Posted Friday, November 17th 2017 at 8:28PM
Stanley Nelson, the preeminent storyteller of the African-American experience and Firelight Films, the award-winning production company committed to making films about pivotal events, movements, and people in American history, unveil a new full-lengt ...
Posted Friday, November 17th 2017 at 5:17PM
The holidays are a busy time of year for travel. According to U.S. Department of Transportation Statistics, the number of long-distance trips by Americans increases by 54 percent during the Thanksgiving travel period. The number rises by 23 percent during Christmas and New Year’s, compared to the av ...
Posted Thursday, November 16th 2017 at 3:41PM
Courtesy of WCCO Minnesota
After a night of tallying the votes, and with 100 percent of precincts reporting, St. Paul has elected its first African-American mayor.
Former City Council Member Melvin Carter, an alum of Florida A&M University, will be the mayor of Minnesota’s capital city after r ...
Posted Wednesday, November 8th 2017 at 7:08PM
Actors Jasmine Guy and Kadeem Hardison of NBC's "A Different World" visited Terrell, Texas to celebrate with the community and students of Southwestern Christian College. The small HBCU of just 125 students, are the grand prize winners of the inaugur ...
Posted Wednesday, November 8th 2017 at 4:59PM
Wiley College is set to host the 2017 National HBCU Speech and Debate Championship Tournament on January 26-27, 2018. Currently, there are 33 teams vying for the championship trophy so may the best debating team win!
Thank you to Coach Chris Medin ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 7:02PM
Over the years Tyler Perry has become a household name what with his films, plays, television shows, and his iconic character Medea. Through hard work and perseverance he has risen to an unequivocal level of success having started his work in the entertainment industry with a play that garnered almo ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 5:39PM
Alabama State University Wins AT&T Magic City Classic “It Can Wait” Pledge Competition. University wins $2,000 “It Can Wait” pledge that highlights dangers of distracted driving/texting.
Alabama State University and Alabama A&M compete on the fie ...
Posted Friday, November 3rd 2017 at 3:00PM
Texas Southern University’s championship baseball and softball teams and the University’s renowned Ocean of Soul marching band will be included in tomorrow’s Houston Astro championship parade.
The women’s softball team, coached by Worley Barker ...
Posted Thursday, November 2nd 2017 at 5:51PM
Award-Winning Director Stanley Nelson And Firelight Films Launches HBCU Tour With Public Media Stations For Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story Of Black Colleges And Universities.
"Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story Of Black Colleges And Universiti ...
Posted Wednesday, November 1st 2017 at 3:54PM
House Small Business Committee Vice Ranking Member Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) will host a Small Business Committee Roundtable to explore the resources Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) need to successfully develop entrepreneu ...
Posted Tuesday, October 31st 2017 at 4:43PM
The Republican of Mobile serves as the co-chair of the HBCU Congressional Caucus in Washington
Alabama State University was host to U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne (R-Mobile) on Wednesday (Oct. 18) who met with President Quinton T. Ross, Jr. as the ...
Posted Friday, October 20th 2017 at 7:31PM
Dee Todd, First African-American Woman to Appear on Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Box, to Keynote Empowered Girls of NC 4th Annual High Tea
On May 4, 2005, DeLores “Dee” Todd made a significant mark in the history of North Carolina A&T State University by becoming its first female athletics director. A c ...
Posted Wednesday, October 11th 2017 at 6:24PM
by Gia Savage via DiverseEducation.com
for original story, go to http://diverseeducation.com/article/100393/
as posted August 16, 2017
Morris Brown College, a historically Black institution in Atlanta, Georgia, lost its accreditation in April of ...
Posted Friday, October 6th 2017 at 2:40PM
Dr. Thomas F. Freeman, iconic TSU professor and Debate Team head coach emeritus, received the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s (CBCF) highest honor on September 23 in Washington DC.
Dr. Freeman was presented with The Phoenix Award and reco ...
Posted Friday, September 29th 2017 at 7:53PM
From The Washington Post
By Devlin Barrett and Sarah Larimer
Former FBI director James B. Comey was heckled and jeered throughout a speech Friday at Howard University by a group of protesters chanting “No justice, no peace” in a loud, contentious ...
Posted Friday, September 22nd 2017 at 3:34PM
Thesis student Faraday Okoro won the AT&T Presents: Untold Stories Program which includes $1 million to make a film that will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next year. The grant will go to production on his thesis film, Nigerian Prince, which ...
Posted Thursday, September 21st 2017 at 4:38PM
The Alabama State University Board of Trustees has selected the Honorable Dr. Quinton T. Ross, Jr. to serve as the 15th President of the University.
The vote came during the Board’s meeting on Friday (Sept. 8), and the final vote was unanimous (14 ...
Posted Wednesday, September 20th 2017 at 7:28PM
Alabama State University greatly helped the American Red Cross come to the rescue of hundreds to people (and families) as Hurricane Irma approached Florida, Georgia and even local folks in fear of strong winds and huge rainfall.
As tens of thousan ...
Posted Wednesday, September 20th 2017 at 4:00PM
Without a doubt, gospel music has the power to move the soul. In honor of Mississippi’s Bicentennial and National Gospel Music Heritage Month, Mississippi Cultural Crossroads presents Comfort My Soul: A Celebration of Gospel Music in Southwest MS and ...
Posted Wednesday, September 20th 2017 at 3:48PM
As the threat of Hurricane Irma drives millions of people from their homes in Florida and elsewhere, Alabama State University is opening its doors and hospitality to evacuees of this deadly storm.
ASU is working with the American Red Cross and the ...
Posted Thursday, September 7th 2017 at 4:46PM
Today, Bipartisan HBCU Caucus co-chair Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement in response to the White House’s indication that they will move ahead with the 2017 HBCU Week Conference after Rep. Adams, the Congressional Blac ...
Posted Tuesday, August 22nd 2017 at 3:56PM
HBCUConnect.com partners with NextEra Energy to build pipeline of African-American talent for nuclear engineering and operations careers
Columbus, Ohio – Aug. 15, 2017— HBCUConnect.com today announced a new partnership with NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE) to leverage HBCUConnect’s reach a ...
Posted Tuesday, August 15th 2017 at 3:57PM