U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos stated that HBCUs were "pioneers of school choice" Monday evening , ignoring the painful racism that barred Blacks from attending schools and having access to equal teaching.
The photo of Kellyanne Conway sitting with her feet on the oval office couch dominated the conversation on social media.
Presidents of the nation's historically Black colleges and universities met with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to press for funding and federal support Monday.
In the now classic movie Bring It On (2000) Gabrielle Union and Kirsten Dunst face off as cheerleaders from opposing California high schools. Union’s all-Black squad, The Clovers, finds out that Dunst’s squad, the Toros, from an upscale San Diego high school is copying their cheers. The two squads ultimately face off in a national […]
Byron Jones, the EVP and CFO of University of Phoenix, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Saving Tomorrow, Today, a partnership with Florida A&M University to offer online courses for minority K12 students and prepare them for higher education while also helping to create a pipeline for future HBCU attendance. Click the link below to […]
BET’s new show scripted show about a fictional Black college, The Quad, has generated some positive reviews. But its storylines that include a shady band director, a strip club-owning alumnus, a college president with secrets and issues of her own have angered others. Hampton University’s president, William R. Harvey had several issues with the show […]
Rev. William Barber spoke with Roland Martin about the massive effort to drive African-Americans to the polls to take part in early voting and cast their ballots on Election Day.
The Republican National Committee recently named Ashley Bell the National Committee’s new Director of African-American Political Engagement as part of its attempt to attract Black voters. Bell spoke with Roland Martin during Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now about Donald Trump‘s campaign and Republican voter outreach to the African-American community. Bell explained Republicans have a job to do in […]
With the country in an uproar about all of the shootings that has been taking place, talk show host Wendy Williams finds herself getting blasted by the media as she makes comments about the HBCU’s & NAACP. Check out her comments by clicking here. Related Stories: Wendy Williams Lands A New TV Gig: Will Host […]
Social media blasted Wendy Williams for her comments about Jesse Williams‘ BET Black Lives Matter speech, HBCUs, and the NAACP after a clip from her show went viral this week. During Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now, Roland Martin decided to educate the talk show host on the topics that have caused so many to raise […]
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show,” and spoke to Rickey Smiley about what she has planned, if elected President of the United States in November. Among those who Clinton intends to set policies to positively impact: Black men, HBCUs and women. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Clinton also spoke about how […]
North Carolina HBCU’s are in trouble after Senate Bill 873 that proposes 5 schools lower tuition to $500 per semester and change their names. According to NewsOne: The North Carolina State Senate has introduced a bill that could bankrupt five of the state’s universities. The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Western Carolina University, Elizabeth City […]