Recent Anniston High School graduate Darius Taylor was skilled enough in two sports that he didn’t have to worry about which one would ultimately come through and fund his college education.
Taylor, who stands at 6-foot-4, played basketball and t ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 11:58AM
The California NAACP has endorsed a November ballot measure to legalize adult recreational use of marijuana, calling the measure a civil rights issue because blacks have a disproportionate number of arrests for marijuana possession compared with whit ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 11:48AM
Following the award of the largest financial gift to Virginia State University in the school's 128-year history, the Ettrick institution's business school will bear the name of a graduate who went on to become one of the world's leading African Amer ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 11:44AM
The students stood and applauded as the guest lecturer walked into their class.
Eddie N. Moore Jr., just 20 days from retirement, arrived with lessons gleaned from his 17 years as president of Virginia State University.
Two aerial photographs p ...
Posted Tuesday, July 6th 2010 at 11:25AM
Tim King had an audacious goal – to take 150 odd boys from the worst, most gang ravaged neighborhoods in Chicago and, in four years, put them firmly on the path to college.
“I wanted to create a school that was going to put black boys in a differe ...
Posted Wednesday, June 30th 2010 at 1:49PM
Once you are accepted into a college and begin taking classes, the next step is to decide on a major. Most college graduates change their major several times before they finally pick one and stick to it, so it is important not to get discouraged if y ...
Posted Wednesday, June 30th 2010 at 1:46PM
Delaware State University, in partnership with the Center for Educational Technology and Career Development at the Vietnam National University, has announced the opening of an MBA program at the institution. The 16-month program, which will be moni ...
Posted Wednesday, June 30th 2010 at 1:25PM
A bit of good news for marginalized groups of the world: Chicago State University has hired its first transgender professor. As reported by Renee Martin of Womanist Musings, Das Janssen will become a Philosophy professor at the predominantly black sc ...
Posted Wednesday, June 30th 2010 at 12:32PM
Thousands of students are preparing to attend historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in August. But some of those students are on the receiving end of blows of ire from friends and family for choosing an HBCU.
The loudest critique ...
Posted Wednesday, June 30th 2010 at 12:23PM
Merl Code, a Greenville attorney with Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C., has been named acting president at S.C. State University, effective immediately, the historically black college announced Monday.
Code will serve while the unive ...
Posted Wednesday, June 30th 2010 at 12:16PM
Signs of the economic downturn are evident many places you turn in higher education these days: in the exploding demand for student financial aid, the imposition of faculty and staff furloughs, and an upturn in the number of nonprofit colleges being ...
Posted Wednesday, June 30th 2010 at 12:12PM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing the availability of funds under its grant program to assist Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in conducting health services research in Fiscal Year 2010. This annou ...
Posted Tuesday, June 29th 2010 at 1:58PM
In the most recent installment of his series of interviews on players who are among the best pros to come out of their particular schools, CHN writer Jon Teitel spent some time with UMES great Talvin Skinner. Skinner was the leader of a UMES squad in ...
Posted Tuesday, June 29th 2010 at 1:49PM
Morehouse College has retained New Jersey-based public relations firm MWW Group to lead marketing and promotional efforts on the college’s collection of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s personal papers. The school seeks to promote more than 10,000 notes, ...
Posted Tuesday, June 29th 2010 at 1:13PM
I recently read that there are changes to the federal financial aid program rolling out soon. Can you tell us what these changes are? - Nicole, Dallas, TX
Nestled within the health care bill signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 25th ...
Posted Tuesday, June 29th 2010 at 1:01PM