Making the Case for Investing in HBCUs
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Making the Case for Investing in HBCUs

By Rushern Baker (County Executive, Prince George’s County, Md.) UNCF’s iconic, “A Mind is a…

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HBCU Leaders, Advocates Must Engage Democrats and Republicans
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HBCU Leaders, Advocates Must Engage Democrats and Republicans

By Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. (President and CEO, Thurgood Marshall College Fund) As the president…

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HBCU Catches Heat for Inviting Ed Sec Betsy DeVos to Keynote Graduation
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HBCU Catches Heat for Inviting Ed Sec Betsy DeVos to Keynote Graduation

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU), a historically Black university in…

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Blacks Have a lot to Lose with Trump’s New Budget
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Blacks Have a lot to Lose with Trump’s New Budget

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, titled “America First:…

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President Trump Should Consider CBC Budget If He’s Serious about Helping Black America
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President Trump Should Consider CBC Budget If He’s Serious about Helping Black America

By U.S. Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-Va.) A nation’s budget is a document that…

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Rep. Elijah Cummings Talks HBCUs, Voting Rights with President Trump
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Rep. Elijah Cummings Talks HBCUs, Voting Rights with President Trump

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) A few weeks before CBC members met with…

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Educating “45” and “One-note Betsy” on HBCUs
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Educating “45” and “One-note Betsy” on HBCUs

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Eighty HBCU Presidents did a “fly-in” to the White…

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NAFEO’s Lezli Baskerville Calls HBCU White House Meetings Successful
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NAFEO’s Lezli Baskerville Calls HBCU White House Meetings Successful

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Through the vitriolic, and sometimes venomous, atmosphere of…

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Acknowledging Unprecedented Support for HBCUs
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Acknowledging Unprecedented Support for HBCUs

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. (President and CEO, NNPA) The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther…

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President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs
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President Trump Signs Executive Order on HBCUs

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) President Trump signed an executive order to focus…

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