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

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 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 […]

Berneece Herbert of Jackson State University is a sustainability and environmental justice champion

Berneece Herbert of Jackson State University is a sustainability and environmental justice champion

As an urban planner, Dr. Berneece Herbert focuses on socio-economic development, strategic planning and management, and public sector investment planning. Dr. Herbert has conducted research in urban health indicators, sustainable economic development and social equity focusing on food access, security, poverty, hunger, climate change, energy and public perception. She is chair of the Department of […]

Rashad Richey to be inducted Into 2022 National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame

Rashad Richey to be inducted Into 2022 National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame

The National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc. announced today it will induct award-winning television and radio personality Dr. Rashad Richey into their 2022 Hall of Fame. The organization selected Dr. Richey for his exceptional achievements in the field of community service. “I am honored and humbled to have been selected as a […]

Divine 9 members share their experiences at Tennessee’s 1st Black rodeo

Divine 9 members share their experiences at Tennessee's 1st Black rodeo

On May 28, 2022, Nashville, Tennessee hosted the Black Rodeo at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center. The rodeo featured events such as steer wrestling, tie-down roping, relay racing, ladies barrel racing, ladies steer undercoating, bull riding, and ranch bronc. This was Nashville’s first time hosting a Black rodeo, and the event will travel to other […]

Dates set for HBCU football kick off, national championship

Dates set for HBCU football kick off, national championship

The key dates for the 2022 HBCU football season have been announced by ESPN, the network that owns and operates both events. On Aug. 27, Alabama State face sHoward University in the 2022 Crick MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kick-Off game on “Week 0” a term created to acknowledge how it will be the only Division I college […]

Kevin James, president of Morris Brown, celebrates regaining accreditation

Kevin James, president of Morris Brown, celebrates regaining accreditation

History has been made. In 2002, Morris Brown College lost its accreditation due to financial mismanagement. Fast forward 20 years later, and the university is back on the map thanks to the hard work of Morris Brown College President Kevin James, Ed.D. “This is a historic moment for Morris Brown College, James told rolling out. […]

Travis Scott giving $1M for student scholarships

Travis Scott giving $1M for student scholarships

Travis Scott is slowly emerging from his metaphorical bunker to return to the spotlight in recent months, particularly in the philanthropic arena. Scott’s Cactus Jack Foundation has awarded $1 million in scholarships to 100 students at historically Black colleges and universities. It is designed to help seniors ensure they graduate in 2022. The 31-year-old rapper, […]

HBCU lacrosse team’s bus searched by Georgia cops; racial profiling? (video)

HBCU lacrosse team's bus searched by Georgia cops; racial profiling? (video)

An HBCU lacrosse team’s bus was searched by Georgia State troopers and some are calling the incident racially motivated. On April 20, the Delaware State University lacrosse team was traveling through Georgia, after playing the final game of the season against Stetson in Florida on April 19. The officers claimed they pulled the bus, and […]

Anthony Anderson admits to doing this after graduating from Howard University

Anthony Anderson admits to doing this after graduating from Howard University

Anthony Anderson spent all night toasting finally getting his degree with a “bunch of 22-year-olds” and his son, Nathan. “I celebrated by going to a club called ‘Brooklyn’ on U street with my son, my best friend Jerry aka ‘Skinnyboy’ and several HU 2022 graduates. “We partied ’till 4 am – and for the record, […]

Star-studded audience watches Anthony Anderson graduate from HBCU (photos)

Star-studded audience watches Anthony Anderson graduate from HBCU (photos)

The stars were out at one HBCU graduation over 2022 Mother’s Day weekend. Howard University’s May 7 celebration hosted alumna Taraji P. Henson as this year’s commencement speaker. Also on the stage with Henson was the University’s Dean of Fine Arts Phylicia Rashad. Rashad and University President Wayne A. l. Frederick presented the degrees to […]

Laz Alonso, Home Depot present check to Alabama State University

Laz Alonso, Home Depot present check to Alabama State University

Laz Alonso presented a $45,000 check to Alabama State University for winning Home Depot‘s 2022 Retool Your School campaign. ASU also received a $50,000 campus improvement grant to give the school a total of $95,000. Before the presentation, Alonso sat with rolling out to discuss the importance of giving back to HBCUs. Why are you […]

Why Terrence J is still passionate about giving back to HBCUs

Why Terrence J is still passionate about giving back to HBCUs

Actor and entertainment Terrence J never lets a moment pass without shouting out his roots. The North Carolina native makes sure people know wherever he goes that he is full of Aggie Pride, the mantra of the proud students and alum at North Carolina A&T in Greensboro, North Carolina. Recently, Terrence J was in Atlanta […]

4 HBCU players selected in 2022 NFL Draft; Deion Sanders reacts

4 HBCU players selected in 2022 NFL Draft; Deion Sanders reacts

A year after zero players from HBCUs were selected in the NFL Draft, day three witnessed four players from Black colleges get selected in Las Vegas. Fayetteville State defensive back Joshua Williams went to the Kansas City Chiefs, South Carolina State defensive back Decobie Durant went to the Los Angeles Rams, Jackson State linebacker James […]

LeBron James and more applaud J.R. Smith for this accomplishment at an HBCU

LeBron James and more applaud J.R. Smith for this accomplishment at an HBCU

J.R. Smith has added another accomplishment to his extravagant career. On April 25, North Carolina A&T named Smith the school’s academic athlete of the 2021-22 year. Smith maintained a 4.0 grade point average throughout the year. “YESSIR, @TheRealJRSmith!!” NBA superstar LeBron James tweeted. “Proud of you, kid!! Love, bro.” James played with Smith and won […]

Find out how Corey Arvinger came up with the idea for Support Black Colleges

Find out how Corey Arvinger came up with the idea for Support Black Colleges

Corey Arvinger is a media strategist, entrepreneur and the founder and CEO of the Support Black Colleges clothing line. Arvinger’s mission for the brand is to uplift, inspire and encourage others to support and attend HBCUs. Where did you get the idea for the clothing line? It initially started on the campus of Howard University […]