Working Learners are New Norm: What Does it Mean for HBCUs?

Economics is all about managing an ecosystem of supply and demand, but it must start with students having opportunities to fund their education, to graduate and start businesses, and to count their alma maters as their first and biggest clients. 

Why More Black Engineers Aren’t Being Hired In Silicon Valley

When Joshua Mann set foot in SpaceX on the first day of his internship three summers ago, the scene was not entirely unexpected. “I’ll be honest. When I got to SpaceX there weren’t a lot of black engineers there,” he said. “There was a feeling, did I really belong here?”

Winston-Salem State Receives Diabetes Prevention Grant

Winston-Salem State University researchers have received a two-year $215,000 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) grant to work with Winston-Salem area churches to explore diabetes prevention in African-Americans age 18 and older.

Bayer Donates $600K to West Virginia State

Today, West Virginia State University (WVSU) announced the receipt of a $600,000 contribution from Bayer CropScience. 

Tuskegee Advances in NCAA Football Playoffs

With their backs against the wall and the clock winding down, the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers punched their ticket to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II playoffs for the first time in school history

Where We’re Wanted vs. Where We Want To Be

Why can white schools take hard-earned or borrowed money from black families in the name of a ‘a more valuable degree,’ or ‘an environment that most closes matches the real world,’ but black professors are generally barred from being paid to teach within this same context?

Bayou Classic Comeback Caps Grambling Run Into SWAC Championship Game

GSU not only played but dominated much of it and rolled to a 34-23 win before an announced crowd of 62,470.

Federal Court Considers Proposals in Maryland ‘Separate But Equal’ HBCU Lawsuit

The University of Baltimore and Towson University are ending a 9-year-old joint Master of Business Administration degree program that sparked a lawsuit over a lack of investment in Maryland’s historically black colleges

Will Grambling Help Cal to a Bowl Game?

The University of California has requested a waiver from the NCAA that would allow its season-opening win over Grambling State to count toward bowl eligibility, after concerns surfaced that the Football Championship Subdivision school might not meet the requirements.

Morehouse Students Release ‘Morehouse Man’ Music Video

The ‘Morehouse Mystique’ set to beats and rhymes.