Clark Atlanta Alum, Acclaimed Director Kenny Leon Earns Prestigious “Mr. Abbott” Award

Joins elite club of cinematic artists ATLANTA — Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon just…

Clark Atlanta’s Growing Pains

CAU showcases the promise and pitfalls of typical HBCU administration. Earlier this…

Life After Mangum: What’s Next for FAMU?

If Elmira Mangum’s contract does end in April without an extension or…

Larry Wilmore and the Tragic Heroism of Intelligent Blackness

Why black consciousness will always fail to cross over. STEPHEN LOVEKIN/GETTY FOR COMEDY CENTRAL…

Nate Parker, Bill Cosby and R. Kelly are What’s Wrong with Black Colleges

Toxic black respectability is ruining our institutions — and us. A degree from a black…

Why I’m Not Watching The Olympic Games

Or at least, like I used to. Wikimedia Commons As a brown-skinned girl,…

Why Aren’t Black Men Caping for Sisters?

HBCU culture often reinforces patriarchy and male privilege. Thankfully, glass ceilings may…