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Support Black Colleges is a clothing brand that highlights the importance of historically Black colleges and universities. The brand features hoodies, T-shirts, baseball caps and more. Co-founded in 2012 by Howard students Corey Arvinger and Justin Phillips, its mission is to uplift, inspire and encourage people to support and attend HBCUs. The brand quickly took…

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As many companies have made blanket statements about their views on racial inequality, police brutality, and the Black Lives Matter movement following the killing of George Floyd and numerous protests around the country, Netflix has made its support very clear. The entertainment company that was among the first to speak out is now taking its…

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General Motors African Ancestry Network hosted their 14th annual Black History Month celebration on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at the Detroit Marriott. The evening’s theme was “Driven By Culture, Defined By Innovation,” and recognized African Americans’ love of culture and innovation. GMAAN highlighted the historical achievements of African Americans in science, technology and design, while…

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated is proud to announce that for the second consecutive year, the sorority has successfully raised $1 million for the benefit of historically Black colleges and universities, as part of its HBCU Impact Day initiative.  Local chapters, private donors and corporate matching dollars from across the globe helped the 111-year old…

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Beyoncé‘s epic performance at the 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival blew our minds, took us on a journey through decades of her hits and made history in more ways than one. It marked the first time in Coachella history that a Black woman headlined the celebrated music festival. Queen Bey also made history curating a…

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The National Newspaper Association (NNPA) and Chevrolet joined together to push forward journalism education through their fellowship program. In 2016, Chevrolet launched the DTU Fellowship at Howard University. This year, all HBCU students were given the opportunity to enter and be selected for educational funding. Congratulations to the six 2018 DTU fellows selected: Tyván Burns of…

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  Cast members from the ’90s hit show, “A Different World,” joined The Home Depot for a celebration on Monday, April 30, 2018. Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl Bell and Cree Summer reunited at The Home Depot’s headquarters for the Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grants. Show fans, i.e., The Home Depot employees and invited media guests…

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Founded 150 years ago, Howard University educated some of the most notable cultural figures today. Here are 10 celebrities who are also proud Howard Bisons. Taraji P. Henson  Before she was a Bison, Taraji P. Henson attended North Carolina A&T. Within a year, the actress transferred to HU after realizing electrical engineering wasn’t her calling.…

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The Trump administration now appears to have changed its stance from last Friday when Trump suggested he would not support setting aside funds for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The suggestion that HBCUs should be defunded came after Trump signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill. Trump insinuated strongly it was unconstitutional to set aside money for higher…

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McDonald’s of Northeast Ohio partnered with the Urban League of Greater Cleveland to send approximately 100 minority students on the 29th Annual HBCU Bus Tour. The tour, which is currently in progress, started on March 27 and is set to end on March 31. Students on this tour will receive the full college experience as they visit…

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This week President Donald Trump met with 80 presidents of HBCUs in the Oval Office. The photo-op was a prelude to Trump’s promised action on helping HBCUs across the country. Thurgood Marshall College Fund President Johnny Taylor stated to media after the meeting, “The next step is the budget. You cannot have mission without money.”…

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Wendy Williams has always had a knack for stirring up controversy when it comes to her comments about the personal lives of Hollywood celebrities. But this week, the controversy wasn’t about any particular celebrity. Instead, it was about Williams’ comments on race, specifically HBCUs and the NAACP, which she claimed could be offensive to White people. The…

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