Today a suspect is in custody after a shooting at the University of North Carolina a on Monday afternoon that left a faculty member dead

Every time someone tries to find a way to shade the Carter’s, Jay-Z and Beyonce’, the definition of Black Royalty in the new millennium brings the sun. Queen Bey, Beyoncé and her husband, Hip-Hop mogul/rapper Jay-Z had no idea that she was wearing a blood diamond nor the history of the stone when in the launch of […]

The singer announced a new initiative in which four historically Black colleges will receive funds towards scholarship aid.   With all the Greek paraphernalia and HBCU imagery Beyoncé evoked at Coachella, many wondered what was up Queen Bey’s sleeve. On Monday, the singer announced a new scholarship program launched through her philanthropic initiative, BeyGood, which will allot […]

This move makes Spelman the first HBCU to openly admit transgender students.   As the world continues to be more open and accepting of transgender men and women, many barriers are being broken to include their rights. Noted HBCU Spelman College has taken a huge step forward in inclusion by announcing plans to openly admit transgender women. […]

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was loudly booed by Bethune-Cookman University graduates on Wednesday while delivering a commencement address that many students and grads never agreed to. Some students turned their backs on DeVos during her opening remarks. “While we will undoubtedly disagree at times I hope we can do so respectfully,” she said, barely heard […]

We wonder what White House aide Omarosa thinks about her boss’ recent remarks?   After flying in HBCU leaders to The White House to sign an executive order that would prioritize these universities and colleges, Trump could be reneging on his promise. According to Politico, #45 signaled on Friday that he may not implement a […]

BET’s new show scripted show about a fictional Black college, The Quad, has generated some positive reviews. But its storylines that include a shady band director, a strip club-owning alumnus, a college president with secrets and issues of her own have angered others. Hampton University’s president, William R. Harvey had several issues with the show […]

Some students have protested the decision after three student members were not allowed to attend a board meeting last week.   The board of trustees at Morehouse College will not renew its contract with President John S. Wilson when it expires in June, reports the Atlanta Journal Constitution. From the Atlanta Journal Constitution: The board of […]

A decision is expected by the end of the academic year. Spelman College may join other prestigious all-women’s colleges in accepting transgender students for enrollment, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. A letter to the college’s community says a task force, led by Vice President for Enrollment Ingrid Hayes, will study the issue and make a recommendation […]

Today the daytime talk show host may have just dug herself a verbal hole that will be very hard to escape from.   Wendy Williams is notorious for her brash and often rude comments regarding the world of celebrities, which is applauded by some as just mindless celebrity gossip. However, today the daytime talk show […]

For the first time in 132 years, Morehouse College has thee valedictorians. Each graduate earned a perfect 4.0 GPA, and one of them is White.


A new study shows that house-sharing service Airbnb isn’t always accommodating for African-Americans. Research conducted by the Harvard Business School revealed that Airbnb hosts discriminate against people of color and those with ethnic names. HBS put together 6,400 fake Airbnb guest profiles, giving each profile a “White” or a “Black” name. The names were pulled from data […]