Holding elected officials accountable is a part of the Democratic system. But part of the accountability process is getting the facts straight. The current issue involving HBCU funding has to do with implementing Biden's Build Back Better Plan and the reconciliation budget process making its way through Congress.
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The cast of A Different World have come together to raise $360k in grants to award to nine HBCU’s. Jasmine Guy, Cree Summer, Kadeem Harrison and Darryl M. Bell teamed up with The Home Depot to announce the recipients of the “Retool Your School” grant, according to Blavity. The grant allows colleges and universities to use the money to make improvements on their school. Home […]
After Beyonce announced that she was giving four $25,000 scholarships to Tuskegee University, Wilberforce University, Xavier University and Bethune-Cookman University, Google.org has decided to match the Queen. Google recently announced that they will also donate four $25,000 scholarships to Texas Southern University, Morehouse College, Grambling State University and Fisk University. This is absolutely beautiful!
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stated that HBCUs were "pioneers of school choice" Monday evening , ignoring the painful racism that barred Blacks from attending schools and having access to equal teaching.
The photo of Kellyanne Conway sitting with her feet on the oval office couch dominated the conversation on social media.
Presidents of the nation's historically Black colleges and universities met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to press for funding and federal support Monday.
Plus, Muslim activists raise more than $70,000 to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery and viral photos show Black women simply unbothered by police intimidation.
In the now classic movie Bring It On (2000) Gabrielle Union and Kirsten Dunst face off as cheerleaders from opposing California high schools. Union’s all-Black squad, The Clovers, finds out that Dunst’s squad, the Toros, from an upscale San Diego high school is copying their cheers. The two squads ultimately face off in a national […]
Byron Jones, the EVP and CFO of University of Phoenix, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Saving Tomorrow, Today, a partnership with Florida A&M University to offer online courses for minority K12 students and prepare them for higher education while also helping to create a pipeline for future HBCU attendance. Click the link below to […]
BET’s new show scripted show about a fictional Black college, The Quad, has generated some positive reviews. But its storylines that include a shady band director, a strip club-owning alumnus, a college president with secrets and issues of her own have angered others. Hampton University’s president, William R. Harvey had several issues with the show […]
Ford’s HBCU Challenge is an amazing opportunity for schools to win scholarship money. Raj Register, the Multicultural Communications Manager at Ford & Lincoln Motor Company and this year’s winner, Fred Okafor of Prairie View A&M, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the winning project. What is Triple E and how does it work? […]