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    Kamala Harris Boosts Outreach to Historically Black Colleges

    By ERRIN HAINES WHACK Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is stepping up her campaign outreach to the Black community. The California senator is seeking to mobilize students and graduates of historically Black colleges and...

    Proposed Bill Honors Parren Mitchell Legacy

    By Afro Staff Last week Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (MD-07) introduced the Parren Mitchell Minority Business Education and Empowerment Act of 2019. The Parren Mitchell Minority Business Education and Empowerment Act will facilitate federal partnerships between...

    Howard Mourns Passing of Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr.

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Dr. LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., surgeon, oncologist, professor and civic leader died on May 25, leaving his family, friends and the Howard University community grieving. “It is with a heavy...

    Williams Will Return to Howard

    By Mark F. Gray , Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Howard University got a major lift for its basketball program next season by not losing its best remaining player, who was the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference first...

    MSU Students’ “Before I Let Go Challenge” Video Recognition from Beyonce is Covered in...

    Morgan State University is currently benefitting from a viral moment thanks to our students and the Office of Student Life and Development. Not only did they put together a pretty awesome video highlighting our...

    Howard U and UDC

    By AFRO Staff On Saturday May 11 graduates and their families from the nation’s capital’s HBCU’s, Howard University and University of the District of Columbia (UDC), celebrated scholastic achievement and completion with commencement exercises. Howard’s 151st...

    ‘It’s Your Time,’ Says Roland Martin

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Facing the challenges of a new world order and armed with degrees, over 700 students were conferred as graduates of Bowie State University on May 17. With confidence...

    Success, Diversity Took Center Stage at Morgan’s 143rd Commencement    

    Congressman Elijah Cummings Called MSU Graduates to Action BALTIMORE, Md. – More than 700 bachelor’s candidates and 228 master’s and doctoral candidates received their degrees at Morgan State University’s (MSU’s) jubilant 143rd Spring Commencement Exercises, which included...

    Speaker Stuns 2019 Morehouse Grads, To Pay Off Student Debt

    By ERRIN HAINES WHACK AP National Writer A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans __...

    HBCU Commencements Targeted by Controversial Westboro Baptist Church

    By Mo Barnes, NNPA Newswire For the past four years students of Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Clark-Atlanta University have labored for educational and personal development in pursuit of their degrees. But this year, the upcoming...

    Hennessey Fellows Program Commits $10M to HBCU’s

    By S.E. Williams, NNPA News Service Last month, The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) in partnership with Hennessy & Co., introduced the Hennessy Fellows Program. The new initiative commits an unprecedented $10 million to be awarded to...

    HBCU 2019 Commencement Announcement

    Morgan State University Keynote: Elijah Cummings Thursday May 16, 2019 Graduate 9:30 a.m. Saturday May 18, 2019 Undergraduate  9:30 a.m.   ************************************************************* Coppin State University Keynote: Robert L. Wallace Wednesday May, 22, 2019 College of Arts and Sciences, and Education 9:00 a.m. College of...

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