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    Md. Governor Offers Final Settlement to State’s HBCUs

    By WI Web Staff via BlackPressUSA.com To the ire of his state’s lawmakers, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has offered a final proposal of $200 million to settle a 13-year-old lawsuit over inequitable funding of...

    HBCU Lives Matter

    By Kevin Daniels, Special to the AFRO  In the wake of the 152th Morgan State University’s (MSU) Homecoming, several students and alumni across HBCU campuses in the state of Maryland met to reflect upon the history...

    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...

    Newton Announces Plans To Transfer From Howard

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com Howard University could be losing another all-American student- athlete with eligibility remaining. Sources close to the program tell the AFRO that junior quarterback Caylin Newton, the reigning Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference...

    BSU Moves Up, Post Newton Era Begins At HU

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com With the first month of college football season underway, the best team in the DMV is Bowie State, who remained undefeated after last week’s beatdown against St. Augustine’s in Prince...

    Inadequate Funding for HBCUs

    By Rev. Dr. Kevin A. Slayton, Sr. Pastor of Lanham United Methodist Church in Lanham, Maryland The Governor’s offer of $200 million to address the decades of inadequate funding of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities...

    Wilberforce University, Anonymous Donor

    By Wilberforce University Wilberforce University has received a gift of $1.2 million dollars from an anonymous donor to launch a matching gift initiative for the #WilberforceUnite campaign. The donor’s goal is to reinvigorate the University’s fundraising...

    Winfrey Shocks Fundraisers With $1M Donation for Students

    By The Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey shocked attendees at a North Carolina fundraiser by announcing a donation of more than $1 million toward the United Negro College Fund. The Charlotte Observer reports...

    Loose Ends Delivers, Helping DC Metro HBCU Alliance

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com The HBCUs elite were in the spotlight in the nation’s capital for the DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance’s third annual Alumni Black Tie Gala at the National Museum of...

    AKA Raises $1 Million for HBCUs in One Day, Announces Collaboration with the Black...

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia For the second year in a row, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African American college-educated women, raised $1 million in just 24...

    Army Beats Morgan State 52-21 Heading Into Bye Week

    By John Kekis, AP Sports Writer Not even a 31-point victory was enough to put a smile on Army coach Jeff Monken's face. Army rushed for six touchdowns and a season-high 403 yards on Sept. 21, but...

    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...
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