Trump announces lift on funding ban for faith-based institutions in HB…


Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that his administration would lift a ban on federal funding for faith-based Historically Black Colleges and Universities, hailing his administration's work advancing HBCUs during a speech at a conference in Washington. "This week our Department of Justice has published an opinion declaring such discriminatory restrictions as unconstitutional. It's a big step," Trump said at the conference, which... Read more

Tamron Hall Describes The Moment She Was Fired From NBC For Megyn Kell…


Her new talkshow premiered this week. Former “Today” show news anchor Tamron Hall debuted her new talk show yesterday. Now she is speaking out for the first time about getting fired by NBC all for Megyn Kelly. She told USA Today, “I was heartbroken. (Imagine) you’ve been putting in the work, and suddenly your employer says they’re phasing you out. I had some suspicions, because I’m... Read more

N.C. A&T Remains No. 1 Public HBCU, Ranked Among National Universi…


North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University moved up in the newly released U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2020” rankings, earning recognition as the nation’s No. 1 public historically black college or university (HBCUs) and breaking into the numeral rankings among national universities for the first time. In the issue’s ranking of HBCUs, N.C. A&T rose to No. 6... Read more

Hampton University offers Bahamas students a free semester in wake of …


Hampton University announced it is offering students at the University of the Bahamas a free semester after Hurricane Dorian ravaged the island nation this month. The two universities announced Thursday that the partnership would offer students free tuition, room and board at Hampton and allow them to continue their education with the Virginia college the following semester at normal tuition rates. “I think... Read more

It’s Time for Black Athletes to Leave White Colleges


In the summer of 2018 Kayvon Thibodeaux, who was then ranked as the top high-school football player in America, visited Florida A&M University, in Tallahassee. When a player of Thibodeaux’s caliber visits a perennial football power—say, Alabama—it’s called Wednesday. But when he visits a historically black college or university (HBCU) like Florida A&M, it threatens to crack the foundation on... Read more 2019 Important Issues


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