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    BSU and HU Alumni Earn DC HBCU Alliance Awards

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Two distinguished alumni from Bowie State and Howard University are among the six-member class who will be presented with HBCU Alumni Awards September 20 as the DC Metro...

    Morgan Awarded $35 Mil for Research

    By AFRO Staff Morgan State University has secured a total of $35 million in new grant awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest public funder of biomedical research. The funding will be...

    Bethea Starts Season with NY Giants

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] New York Giants safety Antoine Bethea is getting a chance to live out his dreams.  In 2015 Bethea went undrafted and signed as a free agent with...

    Hampton University Fires 9 Officers Over Social Media Posts

    By Ben Finley, The Associated Press A historically Black university in Virginia said July 26 that it has fired nine of its police officers for sharing "misogynistic, racist and other offensive remarks via social media." Hampton University's...

    Campus Safety at Morgan State University

    Morgan State University President David Wilson discusses on-campus safety measures and addresses concerns surrounding safety off-campus.

    Bison STEM Scholars Berlin Bound

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The Howard University Bison STEM Scholars Program - a multi-year program that provides full undergraduate scholarships to students who have committed to pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and...

    HBCU-TV Launches New App

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Behind the scenes, Curtis Symonds has been a player in the cable television industry for nearly 40 years.  In the dark ages when Black Entertainment Television was an...

    Michelle Obama Inspires First Generation College Students

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] It was a rainy Tuesday morning; yet the Howard University School of Business was filled with beaming, bright first generation college students ready to learn what it takes to...

    Brown Leads Bills Benefitting State, Military, HBCUs

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Maryland’s 4th District United States Congressman Anthony Brown, in his role as House Armed Services Committee Vice-Chairman, led fellow Democrats in voting for the National Defense Authorization...

    PRESS ROOM: 100-year old Legendary African-American Debate Coach Awarded 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from...

    By NNPA 100-year old legendary African-American debate coach Dr. Thomas Freeman has been awarded the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Speech & Debate Association. Freeman’s 70-plus year resume includes teaching Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr....

    Tennessee State Opens Coding Hub For Black Schools

    By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee State University is opening a hub for computer programing and app development that will serve historically Black colleges and universities across the country. To kick off...

    VIOLENCE AROUND THE MORGAN CAMPUS: A REQUEST FOR A SUMMIT

    Office of the President July 12, 2019 The Honorable Bernard C. "Jack" Young Mayor, City of Baltimore 250 City Hall, 100 N. Holliday Street Baltimore, MD 21202 Commissioner Michael Harrison Baltimore City Police Department 601 E. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21202   Dear Mayor Young...
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