Black Issues - Higher Education


MSNBC’s Joy Reid to Join Howard University Faculty in Spring

by | December 5, 2020
MSNBC’s Joy Reid is joining the Howard University faculty as a visiting professor in the [...] Read more

Howard University Receives $1 Million Gift for Nonprofit Leadership Program

by | December 4, 2020
Howard University’s School of Social Work has received $1 million to create the Fred Taylor & [...] Read more

Georgia’s Black Voters Can Make History Again

by Ben Jealous | December 3, 2020
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris made a brilliant choice in opening her remarks at the Democr [...] Read more

Cardinal Appointment Generates Excitement and Hope for Future of Catholic Church

by | December 1, 2020
Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Washington D.C. made history Saturday—becoming the first African [...] Read more

Georgia Power Gives Six Georgia HBCUs $1.625 Million for Tech and Development

by | November 30, 2020
Georgia Power is giving six of Georgia’s historically Black colleges and universities $1.625 [...] Read more

IBM Gives Miles College $2 Million for Technology Skills Training

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IBM is giving Miles College $2 million to help train students and faculty in modern technology [...] Read more

Three HBCU Researchers Awarded Grant for Equity-Focused Research on Adult Learners

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The University of North Carolina system has awarded researchers from three historically Black c [...] Read more

Fewer Black Men Are Enrolling in Community Colleges This Semester Due to COVID-19

by | November 25, 2020
Fewer Black men are enrolled in community college this semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, F [...] Read more

Benedict College Named One of Eight Sites in Reconstruction Era National Historic Network

by | November 24, 2020
Benedict College has been announced has one of the first eight community sites in the new Recon [...] Read more

TMCF, Honda, Omaze Partner to Offer Chance to Win Limited Edition Honda Civic Type R

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Honda has partnered with online fundraising platform Omaze and the Thurgood Marshall College Fu [...] Read more

John Tyler Community College Task Force Recommends Name Changes

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A task force created by John Tyler Community College says the school should change its name bec [...] Read more

David N. Dinkins, First and only Black NYC Mayor, Dead at 93

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David Norman Dinkins, the first and only Black mayor of New York City, who sought to improve ra [...] Read more

New Initiative Looks to Reduce Student Debt at Select HBCUs

by | November 23, 2020
The Student Freedom Initiative has announced a partnership with nine Historically Black College [...] Read more

Educator Preparation Programs Lead the Way for Racial and Social Justice for All

by Jacob Easley II |
If our national laws and practices are to ensure justice and equity, then educators have a grea [...] Read more

Adrienne Davis, WashU Vice Provost for Diversity, Steps Down in May

by | November 20, 2020
Dr. Adrienne D. Davis, Washington University in St. Louis vice provost for faculty affairs and [...] Read more