How Allstate’s Cheryl Harris handles being a Black woman exec

Cheryl Harris understands the significance of her position. A Florida A&M graduate, Harris represents a generation of Black women and HBCU scholars as Allstate‘s chief procurement officer. Harris spoke to rolling out about her career and how she carries the baton of being a Black female executive. At what point in life did you know […]

Clark Atlanta University selected as site for new PROPEL Center

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is proud to announce the university has been selected as the home of the New PROPEL Center, a global headquarters for innovation. The global HBCU technology and innovation hub committed to strengthening the Black talent pipeline, will be constructed at 635 Atlanta Student Movement Blvd., at Parsons Street between Vine and […]

Morgan State University students win Zillow’s HBCU housing Hackathon

Zillow’s second HBC Housing Hackathon, which drew more than 200 students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), awarded top prizes to teams that developed innovations to help renters and first-time buyers find their dream homes. The top three finishers in the hackathon, in collaboration with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Amplify 4 […]

Alabama State alum Eddie Knight shares what’s special about attending an HBCU

Alabama State University alum Eddie Knight spoke with rolling out about his experience at the college, tips to help prepare students graduating next year, and what’s special about attending an HBCU. What was your experience like at Alabama State? I graduated in 1995, and I played in the marching band. I had a great experience […]

Howard Showtime Marching Band returns to field for exciting 2022 season

Showtime has returned to the field. The Howard Marching Band is led by director Kelvin Washington, senior drum major Keanu Powell, and seniors Sanaa Davis-McClain and Jailen Johnson. With the return of twirlers for the first time in 15 years, the Bison have put together a quality group on the field after two years of […]

Howard twirlers return to marching band for 1st time in 15 years

The Howard University marching band has added a touch of pizzazz to its show this fall. For the first time in 15 years, the Bisons’ halftime show featured twirlers. After Howard’s first game of the season against Alabama State on Aug. 27 at the 2022 Cricket MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Atlanta, twirling sophomore Najah Adams spoke […]

Delaware State president discusses significance of canceled student loans

College students and graduates alike are celebrating around America thanks to the latest news coming out of Washington, D.C. Following up on a campaign promise he made in the 2020 General Election, President Joe Biden announced he would relieve up to $20,000 of student loans for current and former students. Recently, Tony Allen, Delaware State […]

HBCU enrollment up significantly since 2020

The rapid enrollment rise at HBCUs in the past couple of years can be traced to several seismic sociopolitical and historical occurrences. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, “the percentage of Black students enrolled at HBCUs fell from 18 percent in 1976 to 8 percent in 2014 and then increased to 9 percent […]

How HBCUs are finding a way for incarcerated people to get an education

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On Aug. 17, NPR released a story about HBCUs building a prison-to-college pipeline. Stanley Andrisse shared his experience of being a 21-year-old sitting in a courtroom about to face 20 years to life in prison. He was convicted on three felony counts and spent the next few years in a Missouri prison. Andrisse is now an […]

Roger Steele hosts new show focused on golf programs at HBCUs

It’s about more than J.R. Smith. Golf influencer Roger Steele is doing his part to highlight HBCU golf programs across the country as the host of the new series “Game Recognize Game” presented by United Airlines. Recently, Steele spoke to rolling out about the show, his career and Black athletes’ involvement in the game of […]

Best Black-owned fashions to wear to your HBCU homecoming

If you attend or attended an HBCU, you realize that homecoming is one of the biggest celebrations of the academic year. Read here for information on some of the latest brands to wear while attending your homecoming or related celebrations. Telfar Telfar, created by Telfar Clemens is by far one of the most popular and […]

Jordan Brand announces 20-year partnership with Howard University

The Jordan Brand has announced a long-standing partnership with an HBCU. Howard University has partnered with Jordan Brand for 20 years. The first game the Bison will debut the apparel will be on Aug. 27 at the Cricket Nation MEAC/SWAC Challenge at Center Parc Stadium in Atlanta against Alabama State to open the new college […]

Butt naked FAMU grad’s social media photos create controversy

A master’s graduate is under investigation by Florida A&M University after she posed naked in front of a prominent statue on the prestigious campus Terica Williams created a firestorm of controversy at the HBCU in Tallahassee, Florida, because she chose to celebrate procuring her graduate degree by stripping down naked in front of the famed […]

Actress Angelina Jolie’s daughter will attend Spelman College (video)

Hollywood heavyweight Angelina Jolie announced over the weekend that her daughter will attend Spelman College in the fall. Jolie, who adopted several children of different ethnicities with former husband and A-list actor Brad Pitt, stated to her 15 million Instagram followers on July 31, 2022, that Zahara Jolie Pitt will be attending the prestigious HBCU in […]

Bristol Myers Squibb, Jack and Jill work to increase number of Black medics

Bristol Myers Squibb has teamed up with Jack and Jill of America to help solve one of the country’s glaring issues. According to research website Zippia, only 4.7% of practicing doctors identify as Black or African American. Through the Bristol Myers Squibb’s program of Tomorrow’s Innovators and the new partnership with Jack and Jill of […]

Spelman alum and Ron Clark Academy educator Pam Haskins nurtures Black scholars

Pamela Haskins is an educator who goes the extra mile for her students. Haskins also writes intensive course instruction for both adults and children that teaches them to analyze literature and make it relatable to current events. She was born to parents who both attended HBCUs and to a family loaded with educators who inspired […]

Jackson State energy management coordinator is excited about sustainable energy

Jackson State University held their Future of Energy event on June 16. This panel discussion was hosted by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and featured five panelists with leadership positions in regional energy businesses, including Tequila Smith of Covanta. The panelists discussed their plans for building and maintaining better, more sustainable energy for […]