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Grammy Winning Singer and Actor, Tyrese Gibson, to Perform at UNCF Mayor’s Masked Ball

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Atlanta, GA – Multi-talented singer, songwriter, actor, author and television producer Tyrese Gibson will perform at the 34th Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball. UNCF’s signature fundraising gala and premier social event of the holiday season, will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. Rodney Bullard, […]

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

New Financial Center Aims to Close Racial Wealth Gap Starting with HBCUs

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By Hazel Trice Edney (TriceEdneyWire.com) – During the 2008 housing crisis, an estimated 7 million Americans lost their homes due to foreclosure. African-Americans were hit the hardest with a loss of nearly $200 billion, according to the Center for Responsible Lending. As the economy has struggled to recover and the housing market is now at […]

Debt ceiling, what’s that? And why does it need to be raised?

Morehouse President John Wilson Hopes for Productive Relationship With Trump Administration Despite Troubled Start

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This morning I hit twitter and “We Got Played” was trending. Clearly I figured it had something to do with the Black community … or, hip-hop community… or maybe even some Trump supporters admitting they were conned. I never imagined the buzz would be from an article in TheRoot.com about the esteemed leader of one […]

NewsOne Now Host Roland Martin and Guests Discuss President Obama’s Remarks About HBCUs

Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities is the first and only feature documentary and multi-platform project to research, gather, and share a rich mosaic of stories that relay the history of HBCUs. The two-hour film and multi-platform project by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley Nelson, explores the pivotal role […]

Black Colleges Play A Vital Role in President Obama’s Plan

Emmy-Award Winning Director Stanley Nelson Announces New Film on the History of HBCUs with Launch of HBCURising.com

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New York, NY – Emmy-Award winning director Stanley Nelson, today announced his new film Tell Them We Are Rising:The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with the launch of HBCURising.com. This marks the first comprehensive film on the history of HBCUs and the director’s first multimedia, crowdsourced project accompanying the production and release […]

UNCF SP Toyota Green Ambassadors (Video)

Johnny Gill to Perform at UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball December 19

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Atlanta, GA – Corporate Executives Shan Cooper and Jack Sawyer are the honorary co-chairs of the 32nd Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball. The formal affair, UNCF’s signature fundraising gala and premier social event of the holiday season, will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2015, 6:30 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. […]

Black Colleges Play A Vital Role in President Obama’s Plan

International Civil Rights Center & Museum Announces Plans for ‘Pride of HBCU’ Exhibit

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Greensboro, N.C.,- In July 2015, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum (ICRCM) announced plans to launch a “Pride of the HBCU” exhibit in the museum next year, in honor of the significant contributions made by Historically Black Colleges and Universities as part of the civil rights movement. The planned exhibit will feature historical documents, […]

Julianne Malveaux Quits as College President

Black colleges deserve a spot in the green schools rankings

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The Cool Schools of 2014 list in this month’s issue of Sierra magazine ranks the institutions of higher learning with the greenest policies and practices. There are 173 schools on the list. Not one of them is a historically black college or university (HBCU). Princeton does the Sierra Club one better, literally: Of the 332 […]

International Civil Rights Center & Museum Announces Plans for ‘Pride of HBCU’ Exhibit