Category : Education

- 4 weeks ago

Which HBCUs Got the Most Money From the COVID-19 Stimulus Package?

The U.S. Department of Education announced that it has released $1.4 billion in funding to help minority-serving institutions manage the financial crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding is part of the Higher Education Emergency Reli...

- 4 weeks ago

The Huge Racial Gap in Homeownership Rates in the United States

The U.S. Bureau of the Census recently released a new report on homeownership rates in the United States. The report shows that in the first quarter of 2020, 65.3 percent of all Americans owned their home. This was up a full percentage point from the...

- 1 month ago

HBCUs Securing Laptop Computers for All New Students

Online education has become an essential tool for colleges and universities to continue instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic. But many students at historically Black colleges and universities who were forced to return home when campuses closed di...

- 1 month ago

Pellom McDaniels III, 1968-2020

Pellom McDaniels III, curator of African American collections at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University in Atlanta, died on April 19 at his home in Decatur, Georgia. He was 52 years old. “The depth of o...