Having sources of representation at an early age is crucial. In 2020, Brooke Hart Jones recognized that there was a need for children to learn about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and to be able to see into their potential futures at the institutions.
Dec 1, 2023
It can be a bittersweet feeling when students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are proud to rep their school while also facing the challenges that may come with attending one. According to a 2022 report by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice (Temple University), out of a surveyed 5,000 students from 14 private and public HBCUs in the fall of 2020, 46% shared that they “ lacked sufficient food a month prior to when the survey was taken.”
Nov 17, 2023
Professors at a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in Maryland are helping incarcerated men advance their education. In the fall of 2022, Bowie State University became the first HBCU in Maryland to offer a bachelor’s degree program at a correctional facility, per The Baltimore Banner.
Oct 27, 2023
A group of former Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students have received wonderful news.
Oct 23, 2023
California students are being given financial assistance to attend historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
Oct 9, 2023
This household of triplets is drenched in Black excellence.
Aug 23, 2023
Clark Atlanta University’s efforts to continue creating an impactful experience for its students are being aided even more thanks to a whopping donation.
Jul 17, 2023
Tones of Melanin Founder Ashley Jones transformed a side hustle into disrupting the collegiate apparel industry. While attending Norfolk State University, the Virginia Beach native designed for every organization on the campus. However, she noticed there was a void in HBCU fashion. Coming from grandparents who owned one of the first Black-owned beauty supply companies in her hometown, Jones embarked on her own entrepreneurial journey by launching Tones of Melanin.
May 22, 2023
Amazon is looking to further support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) students for their future careers.
Jan 20, 2023
Chris Paul can now add “HBCU graduate” to his name!
Dec 16, 2022
Morgan State University (MSU) is about to make history. According to CBS News, the Maryland-based educational institution will become the first HBCU to open a new medical school in 45 years.
Dec 14, 2022
Robert F. Smith’s Student Freedom Initiative is working to ensure more minority college students are able to cross the stage despite their financial background.
Dec 1, 2022
Pharrell’s Black Ambition has yet to cease supporting current and former HBCU students. In 2021, AfroTech reported on Spelman alumna Mya Havard and her co-founders being awarded $100,000 to help more people buy Black. Now, Black Ambition has backed another HBCU alumna, except this one is supporting student-parents.
Nov 2, 2022
This HBCU student is showing the power of striving for one’s dreams in between classes.
Oct 7, 2022
The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference is an event where the HBCU community comes together to envision how to combat the barriers it faces while also being given its flowers for its persistent advancement through it all. The annual conference is under the White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).
Sep 23, 2022