HBCUs Struggling to Keep Up Due to Underfunding


WASHINGTON – The president of the D.C.-based Thurgood Marshall College Fund said recently that historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) are feeling the effects of underfunding, but are getting serious about resolving those issues. In doing so, the 106 schools — which the University of the District of Columbia and Howard University — can help […]

Fox Launches Innovative Partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities


LOS ANGELES – Fox today announced a transformative new partnership with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) designed to further the development of diverse voices across the company’s entertainment businesses. The FOX/HBCU Media Alliance (FHMA) will bring HBCU students, faculty and alumni together with executives from Fox’s media and entertainment businesses in an effort […]

Inaugural Ball Featuring Vivian Green Supports HBCU Students


WASHINGTON – The HBCU Inaugural Gala Ball returns on Sunday, January 20, 2013 with their 2nd presidential inaugural celebration in the swank Grand Ballroom of the Sphinx Club located at 1315 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005. Commencing at 8:00PM in the evening, R&B chanteuse, Vivian Green (Emotional Rollercoaster) will headline the formal affair with […]

White House Initiative on HBCUs to Host 2012 National Conference


WASHINGTON – The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), with the support of the U.S. Department of Education, will convene its annual national conference Sept. 25-26 in Washington, D.C. The theme for this year’s conference is “HBCUs: Enhancing Innovation and Advancement.” The conference will commemorate National HBCU Week and highlight the […]

Black Clergy Igniting Support for HBCU Equality Lawsuit


BALTIMORE –  In keeping with the tradition of fighting for and supporting historical Black universities and colleges (HBCU), leaders and members of local Black churches crowded into courtroom 7D of the Garmatz Federal Courthouse Jan. 24 to show support for the ongoing Maryland HBCU Equality Lawsuit. “Silence is betrayal,” said the Rev. Errol D. Gilliard, […]