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    ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ Examines America’s HBCUs

    Recently, the Trump White House released a signing statement connected to a federal funding measure, which has advocates for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) more than a little nervous about future funding of...

    MACRO X Howard Summit Joins Homecoming Lineup on Oct. 8

    PRNewswire -- Howard University presents the first-ever MACRO X Howard Summit, a day-long series of screenings and panel discussions for students interested in careers within the entertainment industry, on Oct. 8 in Cramton Auditorium. Powered...

    HBCU Lawsuit: Advocates Continue Legal Fight

    By Deborah Bailey Special to the AFRO Students, alumni, friends and advocates of Maryland’s four HBCU’s have gathered in recent weeks with a new plan of action to ensure the State of Maryland complies with court...

    HBCU settlement pending, but lawmakers say it’s not enough

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Historically Black colleges and universities in Maryland would receive up to $56.9 million annually under legislation, sponsors say, that would restore years of underfunding and program duplication by the state...

    Roland Martin To Deliver Commencement Address At Bowie State

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Provocative, award winning and controversial multimedia journalist Roland Martin is set to offer the impactful parting words to Bowie State University’s class of 2019, when he delivers the commencement address...

    Students Rally in Maryland’s Capital to Resolve Longstanding HBCU Lawsuit

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Students and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black colleges rallied near the state Capitol building in a call for a resolution to a 13-year-old federal lawsuit over...

    Howard Beats Delaware State 24-9, Gives Prince First Victory

    By The Associated Press Caylin Newton threw for two touchdowns, ran for another score, and Howard beat Delaware State 24-9 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener and gave Ron Prince his first victory as head coach...

    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...

    Former SEC Quarterback Savoring HBCU Experience at Grambling

    GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — DeVante Kincade was bouncing around a humid basketball gym in August, wiping sweat from his forehead while trying to sink 3-pointers. With a football. Grambling's senior quarterback was about to help...

    Fifth Annual Black Alumni Ball, Back In D.C.

    By Cherrelle Swain In its fifth year, the Black Alumni Ball was an impactful evening of celebration with nearly 2,000 Black Alumni on August 10, 2019. The ball was held from 8 PM-2 AM at...

    Hogan’s $100M Offer to HBCU’s Described as an “Insincere Gesture”, “Slap-in the Face”, “Peanuts”

    In a letter addressed to the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland Chairwoman Cheryl Glenn this week, Gov. Larry Hogan signaled a willingness to resolve the decade-long Maryland HBCU Equity lawsuit. Hogan offered Maryland’s HBCU’s...

    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...

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