Tag: HBCU

Archived: 'You Sold Your Country Out': Judge Emmet Sullivan Slams Michael Flynn for His Crimes

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan slammed Michael Flynn, a former lieutenant general, who served as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, for lying to federal investigators in their probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and for lobbying for Turkey. Sullivan is one of the many prominent graduates of…

Archived: Kevin Hart Helps Provide $600,000 in Scholarships to 18 Students Attending HBCUs

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart, the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP), and the United Negro College Fund have partnered to provide scholarships for 18 students to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The venture has created a $600,000 scholarship fund that will support KIPP students from Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois,…

Archived: DeVos Booed at HBCU Graduation

Boos and jeers from graduating seniors greeted billionaire U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as she began her commencement address Wednesday at Bethune-Cookman University. The graduating class also turned their backs in protest against someone they believe has insulted the Black community and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). “One of…

Archived: CVS Health Foundation, Truth InitiativeLaunch Program to HBCUs, Community Colleges Tobacco-Free

CVS Health is DiversityIncNoteworthy Company Truth Initiativeand the CVS Health Foundation are joining together to work with students and administrators at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges across the country to advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies. Where you live, who…

Archived: HBCU Hall of Fame Players Honored at Super Bowl

The National Football League (NFL) honored Pro Football Hall of Fame players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) before the start of Sunday’s Super Bowl LIbattle between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots, who won in overtime, 34-28. Following an almost year-long partnership between the Black College…