If there’s one thing Kanye West will do –aside from spewing hot takes– it’s starting a new business. His latest comes in the form of education with the creation of The Donda Academy which is named after his late mother who was a professor. Rolling Stone investigated the inner workings of the Simi Valley, California […]

The Rapper’s Cactus Jack Foundation announced today that it has awarded $1 million in scholarships for 100 HBCU students in the graduating class of 2022.

Lincoln College has announced that the institution will be closing its doors after 157 years. The Illinois-based HBCU has struggled to recover from low enrollment due to the pandemic and recently underwent a cyberattack that caused significant damage to the college’s technological infrastructure.

The SAT is now a thing of the past - at least in pen-and-paper, that is. Instead, the test will only be available in digital form starting in 2024 for American college hopefuls.

As the idea of educating newly freed slaves became a topic of discussion in the 1860s, another University that was setting its foundation was Morgan State. To dig deeper into the school’s beginnings, we tapped alumni Joe Clair to give us a quick history lesson. After getting his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Clair went on […]

When it comes to HBCUs geared towards women, Spelman should be the first to come to mind. The liberal arts college located in Atlanta, Georgia, founded in the 1880s, is known oldest private, historically black liberal arts college for women, so we tapped alumni and longtime media personality Tai Beachamp to talk about the institution […]

Last but not least, a Black men’s liberal arts college found in Georgia with some notable alumni is Morehouse. It was founded in 1867 and was initially known as the Augusta Theological Institute before another name change. Still, we’ll let 2011 graduate and award-winning actor Rahmell Peebles talk about his former stomping grounds. “The school’s […]

With one HU under our belt, let’s wax poetic about the first HU, Howard University. To discuss the legendary school founded in 1867, we grabbed alum Ananda Lewis who first rose to fame in the industry as an MTV VeeJay in the 1990s. As a 1995 graduate of Howard Lewis hops straight into what it […]

In honor of Founder’s Day, we’re diving into some of the most storied HBCUs, and that starts with Hampton. To tell the lively history of the Virginia-based university, we got Francena McCrory to chop it up about her alma mater. She attended the school and made a name for herself on its track and field […]

With violence on the rise at the Louisiana high school, someone had to step up. You think it’d be school safety or police, but it’s a little more personal, thanks to students’ dads. While kids throwing hands in high school to solve teenager problems is nothing new, things got a little out of hand at […]

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