Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Radio One has been named To The Board of Directors of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF).

The TMCF is named for the U.S. Supreme Court’s first African-American Justice and supports and represents nearly 300,000 students attending its 47 member-schools that include public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), medical schools and law schools. TMCF helps students with a clear intention and the motivation to succeed and acquire a high-quality college education at an affordable cost. TMCF also efficiently connects high performing, world-ready students with top tier employment opportunities —access that students or employers might not have on their own. Through its scholarships and programs, TMCF plays a key role in preparing the leaders of tomorrow.