Even though a pair of former Norfolk State University roommates hadn't seen each other in 21 years, their brotherhood proved to stand the test of time after one provided a part of his liver to the other during a rare transplant surgery.

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Businessman Robert F. Smith’s nonprofit has teamed up with Prudential to create a $1.8M grant program for HBCU students.

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Getty Images has awarded four HBCUs with $500,000 to preserve their historic photos.


There's a lot of confusion about what the Biden Administration has done for HBCUs and just how much funding historically Black colleges and universities were promised and given. Here are the facts.


The attention and spotlight on HBCU sports are at one of their highest points in recent history. A huge reason for that is the influx of former professional athletes taking head coaching jobs at these institutions and providing their guidance and expertise to the next generation.

Sixty-five HBCU presidents and chancellors wrote a joint letter to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell asking for their support in passing the Build Back Better legislation. Citing historic investments in HBCUs and other institutions serving students of color, the group warned of the "unsustainable" trend in increasing financial inequity. 

Proposed HBCU investments have been slashed in a recent House Education Committee proposal. A part of the upcoming budget reconciliation process, the committee shaped a bill that falls short on promises to HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions.  

Building a career after college just got easier thanks to HBCUNet - a new platform powered by Apollo Global Management and CareerBuilder aimed at connecting students and alumni from HBCUs with career opportunities at Apollo and across its private equity funds’ portfolio companies.

To honor the current graduates and give a special shout-out to our HBCU family, check out a handful of famous folk who represent Historically Black Colleges and Universities in everything they do.


During the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism’s Class of 2021 virtual celebration, Gayle King announced that she will help launch the ViacomCBS HBCU Diversity in Journalism Scholarship.