Five takeaways from the Lakers’ 111-106 win over the Houston Rockets
Photo: Rockets guard Chris Paul tries to get a pass by Lakers center JaVale McGee during a Feb. 21 game at Staples Center. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
If a February ...
Posted Friday, February 22nd 2019 at 11:37AM
A full schedule of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) baseball games are on tap this weekend, February 22-24. Now that the season is in full tilt, there will be some exciting matchups on the diamond.
In the large school division, the ...
Posted Thursday, February 21st 2019 at 7:37PM
Artimus Cunningham, an English major from Sycamore, IL, has been named as a 2019 Luard Morse Scholar.
The sophomore was one of three HBCU students selected for the prestigious English-Speaking Union Luard Morse Scholarship. The winners will receiv ...
Posted Thursday, February 21st 2019 at 7:29PM
With two weeks left in the regular season, teams are hoping to peak and ride the momentum into the conference tournaments that will set them up for a potential postseason championship run. However, inconsistency and schizophrenia continue to mar ...
Posted Thursday, February 21st 2019 at 7:17PM
Rival NCCU has sixth-best black college signing class
North Carolina A&T has the second-best recruiting class among Division I black college football programs according to a national website.
The Aggies, who won the last two HBCU nat ...
Posted Thursday, February 21st 2019 at 7:13PM
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NASCAR pit crews deal with all sorts of weird and unexpected issues when their cars pull down pit road for a stop, including quickly swiping the nose of the car clean before it pulls away again ...
Posted Thursday, February 21st 2019 at 11:32AM
TMCF convened over two dozen of its member-school Presidents and Chancellors from our nation’s publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) on February 6-7, 2019 in Washington DC.
On day one of the Fly-In, the Presidents and C ...
Posted Wednesday, February 20th 2019 at 7:04PM
Photo: A conceptual rendering for 700-bed residence hall planned for Florida A&M University.
A conceptual rendering for 700-bed residence hall planned for Florida A&M University. (Photo11: Special to the Democrat)
Florida A&M University expec ...
Posted Wednesday, February 20th 2019 at 6:50PM
The Bears running back, who starred at NC A&T, was honored by the NFLPA
Tarik Cohen didn’t go into the NFL Draft with high expectations.
“I tried not to have too many high hopes,” he said. “Coming from my school, coming f ...
Posted Wednesday, February 20th 2019 at 6:34PM
"The commitment of the NFL illustrates its shared belief in the product of our HBCU institutions." ---Gregory Gibson, Jr. Founder & Executive Director, HBCU Battle of the Brains.
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Posted Wednesday, February 20th 2019 at 6:25PM
For arguably the most inspirational player to step on to a basketball court, All-Star Weekend being hosted in the Carolinas and specifically Charlotte, NC brought a unique opportunity to Michael Jordan and Jordan brand. Not only did MJ start his ...
Posted Tuesday, February 19th 2019 at 9:25PM
BeCulturED hosts our LIVE launch event where teams and audience participants will compete for prizes and the title of reigning HBCU trivia champion! This 2-hour interactive experience is being hosted by Wilmo Robinson. You do NOT have to be an HBCU grad to attend this game show, just bring your lo ...
Posted Tuesday, February 19th 2019 at 9:12PM
Elizabeth City State University is ranked seventh in the top 12 listing of CollegeNET, Inc.’s Social Mobility Index.
CollegeNET, Inc., a provider of web-based on-demand technologies for higher education and the developer of the Social Mobility Ind ...
Posted Tuesday, February 19th 2019 at 9:07PM
Earlier this month Lara Thompson (third from left in group photo) won an HBCU Innovation Award at the 2019 BEYA STEM Conference in Washington D.C.
The associate professor of mechanical engineering and director of the Biomedical Engineering ...
Posted Tuesday, February 19th 2019 at 9:03PM
Mississippi State University Libraries, in partnership with Tuskegee University and the MSU-based Southern Literary Trail, is presenting an exhibition celebrating the work of acclaimed African-American photographer P.H. Polk. Polk's work depicts ea ...
Posted Tuesday, February 19th 2019 at 1:55PM
In advance of Presidents Day, a U.S. history quiz was written by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Some 41,000 Americans took it, with dismal results.
Even in the state with the best performance, Vermont, only 53 percent of the re ...
Posted Monday, February 18th 2019 at 10:09AM
Phil Jackson in conversation with John Salley at Live Talks Los Angeles, June 12, 2012, discussing Jackson's book, 'Eleven Rings."
For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit: www.livetalksla.org ...
Posted Monday, February 18th 2019 at 8:48AM
The NFL’s top players from historically black colleges have Carolinas roots.
North Carolina A&T’s Tarik Cohen and South Carolina State’s Darius Leonard shared the 2018 Black College Football Pro Player of the Year award given by the NFL Players Association. Cohen, a Chicago Bears running back/k ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 2:28AM
The U.S. Senate has approved a pair of bills that will help historically Black colleges and universities across the country if the measures are approved by the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump.
The HBCU Propelling Agency Rel ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 2:24AM
Adrianna Carter (left), a senior majoring in global medicine and biological sciences at USC, and Alexandria Frank (right), a sophomore majoring in psychology at Howard University, are taking part in an HBCU exchange program this semester. Left:(Photo ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 2:07AM
The University of the Virgin Islands has become the first historically Black college or university to provide its students with free tuition.
After Hurricane Maria in 2017, the student retention rate at the university fell significantly. This new program was introduced by Lieutenant Governor and ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 1:58AM
Twenty high school students on a site visit Friday to experience the Tennessee State University campus culture, did not leave empty handed. To their surprise, they all received full scholarship offers to come to TSU.
TSU President Glenda Glover pe ...
Posted Saturday, February 16th 2019 at 9:59PM
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Posted Wednesday, February 13th 2019 at 9:12PM
I had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with poet, speaker wife and mother, Janette Ikz. She is more commonly known by the name Genetics and is familiarly known for her popular spoken word pieces "I Will Wait For You", "Ready or Not" and many othe ...
Posted Wednesday, February 13th 2019 at 1:00AM
Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Evelyn Hockstein.
Mya Thompson, a 25-year-old senior at Howard University, walks to class on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Thompson is a recipient of a gift from the Alfred Street Baptist Church, which donated $ ...
Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 7:43PM