Tag Archives: Howard University

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

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

Eric Holder Comments on George Zimmerman Verdict

16 Jul

Attorney General Eric Holder made remarks about George Zimmerman’s acquittal during a speech to the predominantly African-American Delta Sigma Theta sorority at Howard University. Watch the video of that speech here: http://aareports.com/2013/07/eric-holder-comments-on-george.html

Tanya Walton Pratt Indiana’s first black federal judge sworn in

10 Oct

Tanya Walton Pratt Indiana’s first  black federal judge sworn in

Judge Tanya Walton Pratt a graduate of both Howard and Spelman, the first African-American Federal District Court judge in the state of Indiana, was sworn in as District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana on Friday,

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/10/tanya-walton-pratt-indianas-first-black.html

More white students attending HBCU’s ( black colleges )

7 Oct

More white students are attending HBCUs ( black colleges )
Many white students are attending HBCUs not just because of the price but because of the quality of the education. Read more:

2011 top 10 Historically Black Colleges & Universities ( HBCUs)

7 Sep
Check out the top 10 HBCUs as judged by the US News College Report. The usual suspects are there, Spelman, Howard, Morehouse. Is your college in the top 10. Read the list by clicking the link below: