Tag: HBCU

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Historically Black Hampton University Offers Free Semester to University of the Bahamas Students Affected by Hurricane Dorian

Virginia’s Hampton University, a historically Black college, is offering University of the Bahamas students displaced by Hurricane Dorian a free education for the rest of the fall semester. The University of the Bahamas is the country’s main public university. Dorian, a Category 5 storm, was the most severe hurricane to…

Pete Buttigieg’s ‘Douglas Plan’ to Combat Racial Inequality

Pete Buttigieg is trying to attract more Black voters to his campaign – his first step is the “Douglas Plan,” named after abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The 18-page plan lays out what Buttigieg promises to do if elected president. It includes investing $25 billion in historically black colleges and universities, or…

Morehouse

Morehouse Commencement Speaker Robert F. Smith to Pay Off Student Loans of 2019 Grads

Morehouse College’s Class of 2019 received an extraordinary surprise on Sunday morning that will positively affect their future. During graduation exercises at the all-male historically Black college located in Atlanta, billionaire technology investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate, told the almost 400 graduates that he’s…

Beyoncé Brings Black Pride to Coachella

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has carved a place in Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival history as the first Black woman to headline the event. The traditionally hipster/bohemian festival took a journey into Black America with Queen Bey at the helm. Throughout her two-hour show on Saturday, streamed live on YouTube from Indio, Calif.,…