HBCU News

An HBCU is in mourning this week. In sad news out of Tuskegee University, the school’s president, Dr. Benjamin F. Payton has died. Payton was the fifth president of the school, serving in the role for almost 30 years. AL.com reports: Dr. Benjamin F. Payton served as the university’s fifth president from 1981 until Aug. 1, […]

Roland Martin talks to President of the Winston-Salem State University National Alumni Association Dr. Patti Sanders Smith, about the new North Carolina bill that could shut down three HBCUs (Elizabeth City University, Fayetteville State University and Winston-Salem State University. “This bill would reduce tuition at Winston Salem by 70%. The Divine Nine met in Raleigh and […]

  The John Wooten Leadership Awards is a celebration of diversity in the NFL and has quickly emerged as one  of the most must attend events during the…

Jay Walker, ESPN College Football Analyst is gearing up for the inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, airing on ABC on Saturday, December 19th, where SWAC…

  Ty Simpson from Spectrum Management, LLC presented the Tom Joyner Foundation a check for $50,000, Marc Battle, Vice President of Pepco Region and a 1998 UDC…

  2/27/15- Albert “Berte” Mitchell and the Winston Salem State University National Alumni present a $2500 check to the Tom Joyner Morning Foundation at the CIAA…

Not everyone is pleased that Sean “Diddy” Combs plans to deliver the commencement speech at Howard University on May 10. In fact, some black folks…