Category : Education

by Staff - 4 months ago

New MLK Library Named for School’s Founder

By Peter White NASHVILLE, TN — MLK Magnet’s new library was dedicated to Dr. Samella Junior-Spence on Friday, April 21. The library is on the first floor of a new wing attached to the Pearl High School building on 17th Ave. N. that was built in 1937....

by Staff - 4 months ago

Eight African Americans Named Truman Scholars

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation has announced the selection of the 2017 Truman Scholars. Each Truman Scholar is awarded up to $30,000 for graduate study. They also receive priority admission to several top-tier graduate schools, have caree...

by Staff - 4 months ago

New Campaign Seeks to Curtail Tobacco Use on HBCU Campuses

In 2014, CVS Pharmacy stores stopped selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores. This courageous decision impacted the bottom line with millions of dollars in lost revenue. At the time the president of CVS said, “it is simply the ri...

by Staff - 4 months ago

Academic Hunger Games: HBCUs in a Fight for Survival

This commentary is authored by Dr. John M. Rudley, a former Special Assistant to the U.S. Department of Education; a former interim President and Chancellor of the University of Houston System; and the Eleventh President of Texas Southern University,...