Tag: HBCU

Grambling Volleyball Coach Fired, Bias Scholarship Cuts Point To Reason

One of the first rules when it comes to sportsmanship is maintaining a honest and fair playing field where all players feel equally respected. The head volleyball coach for Grambling State University has just been fired for allegedly violating that golden rule following an… Continue Reading “Grambling Volleyball Coach Fired, Bias Scholarship Cuts Point To Reason”

The Tom Joyner Foundation And BetMGM To Offer Executive Series For HBCU Students

Although our founder Tom Joyner is enjoying his well-earned retirement, he still finds time to give back to the Black community through his decades-spanning namesake scholarship program. The Tom Joyner Foundation is now partnering with sports betting portal BetMGM to offer an Executive Series… Continue Reading “The Tom Joyner Foundation And BetMGM To Offer Executive Series For HBCU Students”

Warner Music Group Is Taking Its Music Talent Search To HBCUs

Getting scouted for a record deal is a dream for any aspiring musician, and the chances of worldwide success are even greater when signed to a major label like Warner Music Group. It looks like the next big superstar in the studio might be… Continue Reading “Warner Music Group Is Taking Its Music Talent Search To HBCUs”

Madam VP Kamala Harris To Give Commencement Speech At HBCU Tennessee State University

Since taking office last year as Vice President Of The United States, Kamala Harris has been using her time to make real change for not only the Black community but our nation as a whole. She’ll soon be sharing her knowledge on politics, policy… Continue Reading “Madam VP Kamala Harris To Give Commencement Speech At HBCU Tennessee State University”

Hampton University Opts To Dissolve All Spring 2022 Student Balances

The topic of canceling student loan debt has gained universal appeal recently due to the simple fact that, well, many of us can painfully relate. Although the issue is still being argued on a political level, students at Virginia-based HBCU Hampton University got a… Continue Reading “Hampton University Opts To Dissolve All Spring 2022 Student Balances”

Black Georgia Teen Receives Over $1.3M In Scholarships From 49 Of The 51 Colleges She Applied To

With all the negativity at the head of many recent conversations involving Black people and education — the CRT debate, modern-day racism and discussions on gender identity are just a few examples — it’s always nice to have a moment where we can actually… Continue Reading “Black Georgia Teen Receives Over $1.3M In Scholarships From 49 Of The 51 Colleges She Applied To”

Deion Sanders Put 10 NFL Teams On Blast As No-Shows For HBCU Pro Day At Jackson State

Following the shocking documentation of his toe amputation earlier this month, NFL/MLB legend Deion Sanders is still going hard in the sports world as head football coach at Jackson State. One of his current priorities is the 2022 NFL Draft in April, especially after… Continue Reading “Deion Sanders Put 10 NFL Teams On Blast As No-Shows For HBCU Pro Day At Jackson State”

Ralph Lauren’s New HBCU-Themed ‘SpelHouse’ Collection Gets Both Positive & Negative Feedback

Ralph Lauren is one of the most prestigious companies in the world, providing a full lifestyle brand that both men and women have trusted for all of their high-end needs. Polo, as the label is affectionally called by millions across the world, has now… Continue Reading “Ralph Lauren’s New HBCU-Themed ‘SpelHouse’ Collection Gets Both Positive & Negative Feedback”

BET Set To Reboot ‘College Hill’ With Nene Leakes, Ray J & More Celebs

BET was one of the pioneering networks throughout the 2000s to provide some of the first reality TV shows from a Black perspective, from introducing the late Frankie Lons in Keyshia Cole: The Way It Is to giving MTV’s Laguna Beach some competition with Baldwin… Continue Reading “BET Set To Reboot ‘College Hill’ With Nene Leakes, Ray J & More Celebs”

6 Minors Identified By FBI As Suspects In HBCU Bomb Threats

Black History Month got off to an unfortunate start yesterday after multiple HBCUs across the nation experienced bomb threats that forced mandatory lockdowns and cancellation of classes. Thankfully, it appears that authorities may have a lead on those responsible for the cause of alarm… Continue Reading “6 Minors Identified By FBI As Suspects In HBCU Bomb Threats”