Tag Archives: HBCU

Please support the UNCF’s 1st Annual New Jersey 5K Walk/Run for Education

20 Sep

Please support and donate! If you can’t walk with the team please donate $5 or $10 to help our black youth go to college!

Join us at the 1st Annual UNCF New Jersey Walk/Run for Education in partnership with The KAT Team Foundation as we raise money to help students get to and through college!

Donate here: http://give.uncf.org/site/TR/NewJerseyWalk/General?team_id=31748&pg=team&fr_id=2551

Why Talladega College will regret marching in Trump’s inaugural parade.

9 Jan

Talladega College has decided to march in Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. There may be some short term benefit that their administration believes they will get from this but there will be longer lasting repercussions.

Howard U. Marching Band goes silent after not receiving scholarship money

6 Nov


Howard University’s Showtime Marching Band has gone silent in protest because they say they haven’t received scholarship money from the school’s administration. It started at Saturday’s football game, when the band wore all black as they performed, staging a #SilentShowtime protest. Watch more on this story here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/11/howard-u-marching-band-goes-silent.html

TOP 10 HBCU 2015/2016

11 Sep


Here we go again. Here are the top 10 HBCU’s for the 2014 / 2015 school year as picked by US News & World Report. Did your school make the list? Find out here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/09/top-10-hbcu-20152016.html

Five Things United Negro College Fund is Doing for Students

14 Apr


Michael Lomax is the head of the United Negro College Fund. On Sunday in Atlanta, the UNCF holds its 36th annual telethon. Lomax sees the event as part of a greater effort to recruit a new generation of African-American stars to donate to the organization, which distributes millions in aid annually to historically black colleges and universities and provides scholarships to racial and ethnic minority students to attend all types of institutions. Here are five things to know about the UNCF, based on an Associated Press interview with Lomax. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/04/five-things-united-negro-college-fund.html

Hampton beats Manhattan to win opening round NCAA Tournament game.

18 Mar

16th seeded MEAC champion Hampton and 16th seeded MAAC champions Manhattan played in the first game of the NCAA Tournament (the play-in game or a First Four game if you prefer) with Hampton coming out on top 74-64. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/hampton-beats-manhattan-to-win-opening.html


Historically black schools say Obama’s policies have fallen short

12 Mar

The country’s first African American president is finding himself increasingly at odds with a cornerstone of the African American community: historically black colleges and universities. Leaders at these schools and some black lawmakers say the Obama administration has been pushing policies for years that hurt students – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/historically-black-schools-say-obamas.html

Would free community college hurt HBCUs?

28 Jan

Black college educators and supporters are sharply split over whether President Obama’s proposal to offer a free two-year community college education to students making progress toward earning an associate or bachelor’s degree would hurt are harm Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/would-free-community-college-hurt-hbcus.html

Let’s get one thing straight. Eddie Robinson has the most wins in college football

25 Jul

Let’s get one thing straight. Eddie Robinson has the most wins in college football.

Something has been really bugging me lately. Since the NCAA has punished Penn State and took 111 wins from Joe Paterno I have been listening as talking heads talk about how Bobby Bowden now has the most wins in college football.

I have listened as those same talking heads have reported that Bobby Bowden will not celebrate being the coach with the most wins in college football.

My first thought was why would he celebrate? He is not the coach with the most wins. Read more here:http://aareports.com/2012/07/lets-get-one-thing-straight-eddie.html

End of an HBCU: Southern University at New Orleans closer to being merged with University of New Orleans

15 May

End of an HBCU: Southern University at New Orleans closer to being merged with University of New Orleans

A bill to merge the University of New Orleans and Southern University at New Orleans continued moving through the Legislature on May 9, 2011 when a second House committee gave its approval.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/05/end-of-hbcu-southern-university-at-new.html