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.
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 […]
Among a constant onslaught of capsule collections to keep you cozy this fall, Urban Outfitters arrives with its Summer Class Collection with a nod to HBCUs. The collection results from UO tapping five students from its 2022 Summer Internship Program to design gear highlighting historically Black colleges and universities. Each student got the chance to […]
It’s no secret that over the last few weeks security on HBCU campuses has become a growing concern. Last week students at Morgan State University in Maryland went into lockdown after a shooting that occurred during homecoming week left five people injured. No arrests have been made in that shooting, nor were there any reported […]
A new digital series, Say It Loud: Black, Queer, and Proud, showcases the brilliance stemming from the Black LBGTQ+ community as stars sit down with other prominent figures to discuss their experiences. In the first episode, we chopped it up with Saucy Santana about his coming out story, and in the second episode, we see […]
Hip-hop billionaire Diddy is using his inflated bank account to help others. The New York native was busy headlining Invest Fest — a gathering dedicated to financial literacy– in Atlanta this weekend. Diddy’s known for his grand gestures and continued that trend by announcing he’d be making a $1 million investment fund partnership alongside Earn […]
The legend of Freaknik finally becoming a documentary is having mixed reactions. Generation Z and millennials are interested in seeing the lore behind the event they’ve been told about for years. However, Gen-X’ers are worried they’ll be caught on camera doing heinous acts at Freaknik, the street festival for Black college-aged kids that took over […]
J.R. Smith has already conquered the NBA, winning championships with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016 and with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2020.
Howard University student, Michael Newman, is suing for $2 million. Newman alleges that racial discrimination from students and staff led to “pain, suffering, emotional anguish and damage to his reputation.”