Dr. Melanie McReynolds, a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Rabinowitz Lab Group at Princeton University, shares her journey from Alcorn State University to the Ivy League, and the moments and people who helped in shaping her career.
Krystal Leaphart is a passionate leader and emerging champion for intersectional racial justice. Krystal serves her communities at the margins of organizing, advocacy, and facilitation; she has extensive experience working and volunteer with civil rights organization, civic engagement nonprofits, and community service organizations.
North Carolina A&T State University alumna, former Bennett College professor and Rep. Alma Adams talks about a national challenge to American corporations to hire more HBCU graduates and growing interest from the Republican party in HBCU advocacy.
Dear Mr. Taylor:
Congratulations on your appointment as the Chairman of the President’s Board of Advisors for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We are very familiar with your work ethic and have seen it in action for seven and a half years as the President and CEO of Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
Spelman College alumna and Johns Hopkins University assistant professor Risha Irvin discusses her path to STEM, the professors who influenced her career, and her work in public health advocacy and analysis in Baltimore City.
Arguably, the two most important black spaces in America are HBCUs and the Black Church. The importance and connection of both is outlined in the new documentary, “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” The title of this documentary is attributed Richard Wright Sr., and serves as a directive which influenced not just the arc of the film, but several historically black campuses.
Self-Care has become a trend. Frilly fabrics, pedicures, facials, glittery positive affirmations, candles and flowers floating in a warm bubble bath, glamorous vacations, retail therapy and the works without THEE work.
Lance Woods works as a Dream Director with The Future Project―an organization that is building a movement to turn schools across the country into places that unlock the passion and purpose of everyone inside them.
Tuskegee University alumna Dr. Carmel Martin-Fairey talks about her journey in STEM, how HBCUs cultivate science and tech expertise, and how personal grit determines success in competitive fields.
Virginia State University pays tribute to now-defunct St. Paul’s College, a private HBCU in rural Virginia which shuttered in 2013, but which graduated several VSU faculty and staff members who today carry its legacy.
Virginia Union University alumna Shanta Whitaker shares her journey from Richmond to Yale, how HBCUs continue to train the best and brightest in health fields, and the first time she had a Slurpee.
Three Southern University graduates made NBA history last week, becoming the first trio of graduates from one institution to referee an NBA game together.
Dr. Bozeman discusses his career path, the value of minority presence in competitive career fields, and the advantage of HBCU training.