Check out the best moments from the Spring Commencement celebrations at HBCUs
US Black Engineer
HBCUs bring courses to low-income high schools
Inside Higher Ed
A group of HBCUs is participating in a nationwide effort to bring college coursework to low-income high school students.
Black conservatives want Tim Scott to ditch ‘colorblind’ messaging with 2024 bid
Sen. Tim Scott’s (R-S.C.) decision to jump into the 2024 presidential field on Friday has put questions of how he will navigate his identity as a Black Republican front and center.
Single mom was ‘barely making it.’ Now she’s graduating from college
The Brunswick News
More than 30 years after graduating from Harding University High School — much of it working as a bus driver or in a salon — the 48-year-old mom will cross the stage at Bojangles Coliseum Sunday and accept her bachelor’s degree in social work from Johnson C. Smith University.
Entrepreneur meets with VP Harris; surprised DC already knew about KC’s first Black-owned brewery
Word travels. A roundtable discussion this week with Vice President Kamala Harris gave Kemet Coleman an opportunity to put his city, and specifically the 18th and Vine neighborhood, on an elevated platform, the Kansas City entrepreneur and musician said.
Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss Fund the Digitization of the VirginiaInterscholastic …
Virginia State University
Virginia State University President Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D. stressed the importance of the donation. “At VSU, our mantra is GREATER Happens Here.
74-year-old blues singer receives diploma 57 years after being expelled over hair discrimination
Taylor was just 17 years old when school administrators told him to “cut your hair or leave.” The young aspiring musician was already on the natural hair wave that would sweep the 1970s and see many Black Americans wearing their hair in afros.
Billionaire Robert F. Smith shares importance of internships across 85 portfolio company’s growth, long-term success
In a conference discussion with CEO Stephanie Mehta of Manseto Ventures, Smith stated the most important thing an organization can do is to start an internship program that can bring underrepresented people into the workforce.
5 Tips to help Black College Graduates earn more
With graduation here, Black college students are willing to accept a minimum of $70,000 from their first job. Black college graduates should earn more.