From Laila Ali to Janelle Monae, it's safe to say that the graduation speakers at historically Black colleges and universities this year are lit!
“The president has set a high bar; however, we await the opportunity to see if the administration will meet their pledges, specifically as it pertains to funding for HBCUs,” said Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president/CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF).
To say HBCUs were designed in the spirit of “school choice” is like arguing Black folks must’ve been tired of the humidity, thus The Great Migration was spawned. And DeVos knows that. Her main goal was to further push the privatization of schools.
President Trump Meets With Dozens Of HBCU Presidents Ahead Of Signing Executive Order For The Universities
The Trump administration has hinted at an executive order that will benefit historically black colleges and universities
Omarosa Manigault is apparently leading the charge to get the president to sign an order that will benefit Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Another iconic Spelhouse homecoming weekend in the A has come and gone, but the tailgate memories are here to stay. The Maroon Tigers and Spelman Jaguars showed up and showed out over the weekend and we have all of the photos to prove it.
There's nothing quite like homecoming at Howard. The annual celebration at the Mecca brings friends, family and proud alumni together for a celebration so grand it's become one of pop culture's favorite references. From epic performances (we're looking at you Common) to the big game to priceless moments between old friends, these are the highlights from Howard Homecoming 2016.
While a Black experience at a predominantly white institution isn't unattainable, it certainly isn't anything like an HBCU. Trust. I have the receipts.
ESSENCE partnered with Money Magazine to create a definitive list of the schools that serve us most. Here are the top HBCUs from our list of 50 Best Colleges for African-Americans.
With both application and graduation rates on the decline, the state of HBCUs is tragically uncertain.