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.
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.
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 […]
UPDATE: 07/14/16 3:25 PM On Thursday, Roland Martin appeared on The Wendy Williams Show to educate and inform the longtime talk show host and her audience about the realities of race. Before bringing Martin on set for their discussion, Williams told her viewers, “Last week I faced a lot of criticism for my comments about historically […]
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 […]
Hampton University, the historically Black college founded in 1868 in Virginia, made history recently as the first HBCU with a Division I lacrosse team.
City found that the land donated to the hate group was unstable for a flagpole.
President Obama's remarks about HBCUs didn't go over too well with many.
Having a college degree is a blessing wherever you decide to go to school. But there is something about the HBCU experience that can't and won't ever be imitated at predominantly White institutions.
Ladies and gentlemen, homecoming season has passed, but it's never too early to prepare for next year's festivities.