Bowie State's New Hip-Hop Studies Minor Makes Us Want to Go Back to School

Maryland’s oldest HBCU will offer “Hip-Hop Studies and Visual Culture” as a minor next fall. 


Bernie Sanders Kicks off HBCU Tour Today

The Democratic presidential nominee makes his first stop at South Carolina State University. 

Why the U.N. Climate Change Agreement Wasn't a Complete Disaster

Brentin Mock says that the glass is actually half full when it comes to the global climate agreement nearly 200 countries signed at COP 21 in Paris last week.  

Troy Davis' Nephew is Raising Money for Second Year at Morehouse

De’Juan Davis-Correia is majoring in engineering.

Move Over ESPN, Morehouse's Student Paper Has a Better 'Body Issue'

Three of the country’s most storied HBCU’s focus on self-affirmation, not just sexiness.

A Snapshot of an HBCU That's 90 Percent White

For decades HBCUs have been enrolling increasing numbers of non-black students. At Bluefield State College though, whites are in the overwhelming majority.

Morehouse Alum Jeh Johnson Tapped to Head Homeland Security

Obama will tap an African American, Jeh Johnson, to succeed Janet Napolitano as head of the Department of Homeland Security

Graduation Rates at Historically Black Colleges Drop

Graduation rates at historically black HBCUs, which were already facing scrutiny under a national push to improve outcomes in higher education, have fallen over the last five years.

Obamas to Black Grads: Good Job. Now Stop Being Such a Failure

Once again, the president uses his pulpit to browbeat black people for the failings he sees.