Mahershala Ali has won best supporting actor at the Oscars for his role in Moonlight.
He was nominated alongside Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water), Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea), Dev Patel (Lion) and Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals).
Posted Monday, February 27th 2017 at 7:14PM
Viola Davis won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "Fences" on Sunday night, her first win after being nominated two previous times, and she didn't downplay her win as she went onstage and gave a moving acceptance speech.
"We are th ...
Posted Monday, February 27th 2017 at 4:57PM
One Howard University student writes about how she decided to attend a HBCU over a predominantly white institution.
A HBCU was never my first choice.
When i was applying to colleges I had my heart set on UCLA and NYU for film and knew I was going to get in. I avoided historica ...
Posted Monday, February 27th 2017 at 10:43AM
What began as a college endowment research project by Kira Russell-Johnson, 24, ended with a shocking and disappointing revelation. Russell-Johnson, who did not attend a black college, discovered the endowments of HBCUs are significantly less than their white counterparts. That's when she decided ...
Posted Monday, February 27th 2017 at 10:36AM
Dr. Samuel Sullivan to Participate in White House HBCU Listening Session with Senior Trump Administration Officials and Lawmakers
Dr. Samuel Sullivan, President, announced earlier today that he will join presidents who lead UNCF member instituti ...
Posted Monday, February 27th 2017 at 10:32AM
We give students hands-on, real work experiences that enrich their academics and prepare them for the future. They help us power the world around us. Candidates must be considered a student by their school, during the time they are working, in order to be considered for a DTE Student Program. Indivi ...
Posted Friday, February 24th 2017 at 6:54PM
Dear Faculty, Staff, Students, and Alumni:
I am writing to make you aware of an opportunity that has been made available to Langston University through our partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF). Langston University has been in ...
Posted Friday, February 24th 2017 at 4:52PM
Planning is underway for Tennessee State University’s 2017 Homecoming celebration, and organizers have taken steps to make it one of the best.
For the first time, an external committee of seasoned professionals from the community has been assemb ...
Posted Friday, February 24th 2017 at 12:36PM
Traci Otey Blunt has been appointed president of RLJ Entertainment’s Urban Movie Channel (UMC), the first premium subscription-based streaming service created for African-American and urban audiences featuring quality urban content across all genres, including feature films, original series, stand-u ...
Posted Friday, February 24th 2017 at 12:24PM
As part of Wiley College's commitment to the NAIA Champions of Character program, it recognizes student-athletes that have exhibited a high level of scholarship, sportsmanship, integrity responsibility and community service.
Baseball player Darian ...
Posted Friday, February 24th 2017 at 11:56AM
Judge Frank Caprio knows that his job isn’t just about upholding the law, but about being fair and just when examining one’s circumstances. Even when drivers are in the wrong and violate the rules of the road, he takes into consideration the fact tha ...
Posted Friday, February 24th 2017 at 11:40AM
He’s challenging the status quo and getting national recognition for it.
Last month, HBCU Digest, an online commentary and news website, named North Carolina A&T Chancellor Dr. Harold Martin the most influential leader of the nation’s 107 historic ...
Posted Friday, February 24th 2017 at 10:14AM
JCSU's Collegiate Health Improvement Project presents the musical event A WALK IN MY SHOES at the Attic Theatre of the Little Rock Community Development Center, located at 401 N. McDowell St., Charlotte, N.C.
Friday March 3, 2017 (8 pm)
Posted Thursday, February 23rd 2017 at 2:43PM
C O N F E R E N C E
April 19-21, 2017
Film Director, Producer, Writer
The Westin Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77024
Posted Thursday, February 23rd 2017 at 11:22AM
A team of students from Alabama State University's College of Business Administration (COBA) took home top honors and more than $2,000 in prize money during the University of Alabama’s Culverhouse Leadership Diversity Competition.
The team, named ...
Posted Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 at 4:04PM
By Donnell Suggs
As the buzzer sounded Darrell Walker casually made his way over to the scorer’s table at L.S. Epps Gymnasium and took the microphone. The first-year men’s head basketball coach at Clark Atlanta University had just engineered his Panthers to a 71-66 victory over AUC rival Moreh ...
Posted Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 at 10:55AM
Flax seeds have been consumed as food for around 6,000 years and may have very well been the worlds first cultivated superfood!
Flax seed benefits could help you improve digestion, give you clear skin, lower cholesterol, reduce sugar cravings, bal ...
Posted Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 at 10:19AM
CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES WILL OPEN TRIBECA 2017 AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL
Via TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
The film screening will be followed by special concert featuring performances by Aretha Franklin, Jennifer Hudson, Earth, Wind & F ...
Posted Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 at 4:48AM
The University of the Virgin Islands is celebrating the University’s Emerald Anniversary with a revolutionary philanthropic initiative. “55 for 55: The Great Alumni Challenge!” encourages UVI alumni to make history by achieving a 55 percent alumni gi ...
Posted Tuesday, February 21st 2017 at 11:36AM
The Southern men’s basketball team wasn’t in trouble until it was.
The Jaguars almost blew an 18-point lead late in the second half, needing a late technical foul call on the Alabama State coach to stave off a last-minute comeback bid by the Horne ...
Posted Tuesday, February 21st 2017 at 10:24AM
BY MIKE GEGENHEIMER
That the Southern women's basketball team wasn’t down by 30 to Alabama State at halftime was nothing short of a miracle to coach Sandy Pugh. In fact, it was part of her locker room speech.
The Jaguars inexplicably clung to ...
Posted Tuesday, February 21st 2017 at 10:21AM
Kevin Williams, Jr. has been playing steel pan for a long time although the youngster is still in 9th grade. His talent sees him serenading incoming tourists at the territory’s various ports; he has traveled to Denmark to perform; Mr. Williams is a sought-after performer at many events year-round, a ...
Posted Tuesday, February 21st 2017 at 10:06AM
By Jeremy Jones @GAFollowers
Congratulations to Savannah State University’s cheerleading team for making history by becoming the very first HBCU to win CheerSport Nationals.
CheerSport is the nation’s largest cheerleading competition held at th ...
Posted Tuesday, February 21st 2017 at 10:01AM