US Has a Teacher Shortage. HBCUs Are Helping to Change That
HBCUs play an outsize role in producing teachers of color in the U.S., where only 7% of teachers are Black, compared with 15% of students. Nearly half of all Black teachers nationwide are graduates of an HBCU.
Celtics to Host First HBCU Night at TD Garden During Game Vs. Pelicans
HBCUs will be in the spotlight Wednesday night at TD Garden, as the Celtics host their first HBCU Night during their matchup with the Pelicans. Here’s everything you need to know about tonight’s festivities.
Threats Against HBCUs in January, February Came From One Minor, FBI and DOJ Say
The source of the string of threats against HBCUs in January and February of this year is one unidentified minor, according to the investigation by the FBI and Department of Justice.
WATCH: College President Tells Graduating Class 100% of Tuition Is Cleared
During a commencement ceremony on Saturday, president of Wiley College Herman Felton Jr. announced that an anonymous donor had cleared the balances of the entire graduating class.
FBI Eyeing 6 Suspects After Bomb Threats at Black Colleges
As the nation’s historically Black colleges remain on edge after receiving dozens of bomb threats in recent weeks, federal law enforcement officials said they have identified six people who they believe are responsible
Six ‘Tech Savvy' Minors ID'd as Persons of Interest in HBCU Bomb Threats
The FBI has identified six “tech savvy” juveniles as persons of interests in threats to historically Black colleges and universities on Tuesday, the first day of Black History Month.
BLM Has Made HBCUs More Popular Than Ever. But Will the Support Last?
Students and faculty of HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) have long praised the value of institutions where Black students can feel at home with others who share their history and experiences. But after years of struggle for the same money and resources as predominantly white institutions, the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement has ushered in a wave...
HBCU Campuses Targeted in New Round of Bomb Threats
More than a dozen historically Black colleges and universities received bomb threats on Tuesday, the first day of Black History Month, NBC News reported. Howard University was among the first to issue a shelter-in-place order early Tuesday — just a day after the school and several other historically Black colleges and universities received similar threats. “A bomb threat against the...
This Former Nike Designer Is Reopening Michigan's Only HBCU
Former Nike designer D’Wayne Edwards will reopen the Lewis College of Business, the only Historically Black College in Michigan, which closed down in 2013.