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.
Students at Howard University are questioning timing and response of the school’s annual housing assignment process this week, demanding answers for long lines, unexplained wait times and prospects of not having a room for the fall semester.
Dr. Scott shares insight on the 50th anniversary of the Kerner Commission’s report on race in America and offers her perspective on how Black America contends with the prospect of two nations divided by race.
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.
Historically low winter temperatures blasted the east coast earlier this month, and claimed the Howard University campus as one of its highest-profile victims of burst pipes, overworked heating systems and collapsed infrastructure.
While we cannot determine which direction immigration policy will take, most can agree that support for new policies will be the responsibility of all Americans. This is particularly vital for colleges and universities, as new laws and programs will change the way campuses think about recruitment, enrollment, marketing, curriculum and outreach as a result of what may come from Capitol Hill.
My academic home at Florida A&M University (FAMU) was Tucker Hall. The building is situated near the center of FAMU. It is prime real estate, really. It is the closest academic building to The Quad and the main undergraduate library.
Jelani Cobb writes in the New Yorker today about Howard University and its president Wayne A.I. Frederick, offering a long-form feature of Howard’s struggles in a political and social climate which has yielded a Trump presidency, and questions about HBCU identity as it darts in and out of the consciences of America and Black America.
Kay Coles James, a Hampton University alumna and decorated Republican activist and policy influencer was this week announced as the unanimous choice to lead the Heritage Foundation, the nation’s largest conservative think tank.
Omarosa Manigault, a polarizing figure who brought HBCU pedigree to the controversial Trump administration, will resign in January the White House today announced.
Watch the Mecca make its heart-tugging debut on NBC’s hit drama ‘This Is Us.’
The federal government sets aside roughly $600 million in grants for colleges that serve large populations of minority students, and the proposed reauthorization of the Higher Education Act by House Republicans maintains that funding—with a few new catches.