Dr. Daniel Black of Clark Atlanta University gave a commencement speech that went viral over the weekend due to his exuberant energy in supporting the students, even quoting Kendrick Lamar's "Not Like Us>"

As HBCUs continue to get the respect (and funding) they deserve, the schools are still hitting many first-time milestones. That now includes Xavier University of Louisiana which has just inked an agreement with Ochsner Health to establish a medical school. The number of HBCUs with medical schools has been slowly growing, making Xavier only the […]


Benedict College senior Asanti Price has had his fair share of stops along the way in his basketball journey. But the final stop in his college career will be in Phoenix, Arizona on April 7 at the HBCU All-Star game. After bouncing around different high schools, it seemed that Georgia Tech would be the one […]


Grambling Will Come in Shining at HBCU All-Star Game

Just a day after Wagner College made NCAA history, the team’s been one upped by an HBCU. Grambling State University has won its first NCAA tournament game after defeating the fellow 16-seeded Montana State Bobcats. However, it wasn’t an easy win in a game that included a forced overtime. The Tigers trailed by as much […]


    The 2024 HBCU All-Star rosters have been revealed and we now know who’ll be playing in Phoenix on April 7 during Final Four weekend. One of those players is North Carolina Central University point guard Fred Cleveland Jr. The Chicago native saw his scoring average nearly triple this season pouring in 15.3 points per […]

Winston-Salem State’s Jaylen Alston put together a season to remember on his way to being named CIAA Player of the Year. The 6’4″ guard played above his size, leading the conference in rebounding (8.3) and field goal percentage (58%) while finishing third in scoring (17.5). It’s an award that he was simply built for. “Most people can not […]

One of the most impactful shows on Black culture is coming back. The cast of A Different World is reuniting for a 2024 HBCU tour. As reported by People, the stars behind the popular 1990s sitcom are joining forces to shine a much-needed light on historically black colleges and universities. Darryl M. Bell (Ronald “Ron” Johnson), […]

On Monday, public radio station WYSO in Ohio announced that a project it helped launch to preserve the archives of radio stations attached to 29 HBCUs in the country received a $5 million charitable grant.


Spelman College is celebrating this week after receiving the largest donation an HBCU has ever received.

SZN Opener is back with new episodes dropping every week starting this December. On Season 2 of this dynamic podcast series, host and noted sports analyst Monica McNutt showcases Black college athletes and explores their triumphs, challenges and aspirations along their sports journeys. In Episode 1, SZN Opener welcomes Sundiata Anderson, a defensive lineman at Grambling […]


Historically Black colleges and universities have making a way out of no way practically embedded in their charters.