In a stern letter addressed to Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees Chair Michelle Carter-Scott, leadership of the university’s national alumni association has demanded the immediate resignation of several board members.[Read more…] about Bethune-Cookman Alumni Demand Trustee Resignations
We talk with FAMU graduates James Bland and Angela “Myammee” Pitts about the culture and obligation of HBCU advocates in HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. Bland and Pitts are advocates working on behalf of “Doing It,” an HIV/AIDS prevention and awareness campaign developed in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control.[Read more…] about Digest After Dark – Know Your Status…Or Revenge Celibacy
Omarosa Manigault-Newman has begun her revenge tour against Donald Trump and the Trump Administration, making the rounds on morning talk shows to promote her new book exposing the White House’s dirty laundry.
[Read more…] about Here’s Hoping Omarosa’s Revenge Tour Doesn’t Blow Up Federal Outreach to HBCUs
Former Southern University Human Jukebox band director Nathan Haymer has been accused of depositing more than $300,000 of funds received for band activities into personal accounts, according to a new report from Southern U. System auditors.[Read more…] about Southern Audit Alleges Nathan Haymer Misappropriated More Than $300K in Band Funds
Benedict College last month announced a record breaking year in fundraising, exceeding its overall annual philanthropic goal by 32 percent, increasing alumni gifts by 18 percent and raising more than $1 million for the fourth consecutive year.
Graduates of Spelman College and Tougaloo College are among the highest-earning alumni in Georgia and Mississippi, respectively, according to a study from career guidance website Zippia.
North Carolina A&T State University alumnus and UPENN Professor Ishmail Abdus-Saboor discusses his journey from Aggieland to Ivy League research, his earliest engagement with STEM in his parents’ basement, and advice for up and coming scientists at HBCUs.
We talk with Human Rights Campaign Director of HBCU Programs and Bowie State alumnus Leslie Hall about changing culture and minds on HBCU campuses about our LGBTQIA communities.
Tuskegee University alumna Lt. Kayla Freeman became the first black woman in Alabama history to join the state’s national guard as a pilot.
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We talk with Tradition Ever Since CEO Gerard Murray about trending on HBCU Twitter, and discuss the prospects for this year’s White House HBCU Week event.