HBCUs

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stated that HBCUs were "pioneers of school choice" Monday evening , ignoring the painful racism that barred Blacks from attending schools and having access to equal teaching.

The photo of Kellyanne Conway sitting with her feet on the oval office couch dominated the conversation on social media.

Presidents of the nation's historically Black colleges and universities met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to press for funding and federal support Monday.

Plus, Muslim activists raise more than $70,000 to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery and viral photos show Black women simply unbothered by police intimidation.

In the now classic movie Bring It On (2000) Gabrielle Union and Kirsten Dunst face off as cheerleaders from opposing California high schools. Union’s all-Black squad, The Clovers, finds out that Dunst’s squad, the Toros, from an upscale San Diego high school is copying their cheers. The two squads ultimately face off in a national […]

Byron Jones, the EVP and CFO of University of Phoenix, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Saving Tomorrow, Today, a partnership with Florida A&M University to offer online courses for minority K12 students and prepare them for higher education while also helping to create a pipeline for future HBCU attendance. Click the link below to […]

BET’s new show scripted show about a fictional Black college, The Quad, has generated some positive reviews. But its storylines that include a shady band director, a strip club-owning alumnus, a college president with secrets and issues of her own have angered others. Hampton University’s president, William R. Harvey had several issues with the show […]

  Ford’s HBCU Challenge is an amazing opportunity for schools to win scholarship money. Raj Register, the Multicultural Communications Manager at Ford & Lincoln Motor Company and this year’s winner, Fred Okafor of Prairie View A&M, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the winning project. What is Triple E and how does it work? […]

Rev. William Barber spoke with Roland Martin about the massive effort to drive African-Americans to the polls to take part in early voting and cast their ballots on Election Day.

It may be the golden age for Blacks on TV. The diversity of TV shows that feature African-Americans both in front of and behind the scenes is dizzying. Everyone from Donald ”Childish Gambino” Glover to Issa Rae is starring in and writing their own show, without having to cast a token white person to sell […]

Xavier University of Louisiana is the first and only Black Catholic institution of higher learning in the United States. It was established on this day in 1915, and several notable alumni have passed through its halls en route to a variety of high-profile careers. The school was the brainchild of Saint Katherine Drexel of Philadelphia […]

The Republican National Committee recently named Ashley Bell the National Committee’s new Director of African-American Political Engagement as part of its attempt to attract Black voters. Bell spoke with Roland Martin during Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now about Donald Trump‘s campaign and Republican voter outreach to the African-American community. Bell explained Republicans have a job to do in […]