On Tuesday, when President Donald Trump signed the Presidential Executive Order on the White House Initiative to Promote Excellence and Innovation at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, black college leaders and advocates were hoping for two things: more funding for HBCUs and a higher profile for the…
I’m pretty sure if you look up “adding insult to injury” you’d find the qualifier “forcing Flint, Mich. residents to pay full price for water that they cannot safely drink without a filter.”
Bad gal RiRi was on hand at Harvard University on Tuesday night to accept her award for Humanitarian of the Year.
2017 is a strange time for America’s HBCUs. In the rearview mirror is President Barack Obama, whom African-American college students loved and voted for in historic numbers. At the same time, Obama was tone-deaf to the concerns of many HBCUs, and his policies gutted schools across the nation.
If you ever wondered what black America sees in their mind’s eye when they imagine a Trump supporter;
I haven’t done a full count of how many times President Ass Face has said former President Barack Obama’s name, but at this point I’m expecting him to follow Obama out of a club in Los Angeles and force his way into Obama’s SUV.
On Monday the man we elected (and by “we,” you know who I mean) to solve America’s problems and make the country great again emerged from a meeting with the nation’s governors glassy-eyed, as if he had just been told he was going to have to take an IQ test or get hooked up to a lie detector.
“At last,” Derrick Clifton wrote Monday for NBCBLK.
A North Carolina school board has decided to continue ignoring pleas from a local NAACP, calling for the board to ban Confederate flags from all school properties.
It seems as though Oprah Winfrey may be having second thoughts about whether or not she could really become president. Well, you know, since you don’t need political experience any more.
Van Jones will always be welcomed at the cookout, but he might not always be entitled to a big red Solo cup of adult beverages if he keeps talking like this.
New phone, who dis? Do we even recognize who this Justin is? Or can we even trust that the man who has so coolly thrown Mary Jane under the bus at every opportunity is now supporting and backing her against Ronda and their boss Garrett? It’s almost unbelievable to think that this might be a moment of integrity and not…
A photo showing White House adviser Kellyanne Conway with her damn feet up on the couch in the Oval Office during a meeting Donald Trump had with HBCU leaders went viral Monday, and now Conway is offering an apology to those she may have offended.
The FBI will be investigating the triple shooting at a Kansas bar that left one Indian national dead as a hate crime, the bureau announced Tuesday, although it declined to provide further information, citing the ongoing investigation.
Leslie Jones is the latest target in the new epidemic of wypipo pearl-clutching and getting outraged at comedians for telling jokes. During her latest stand-up performance at Carolines on Broadway, Jones, the New York Times reports, told the story of when online troll and pedophile advocate Milo Yiannopoulos attacked…
In 1992, four girls from Atlanta signed to Jermaine Dupri’s So So Def imprint. Tamika and LaTocha Scott, Kandi Burruss and Tameka “Tiny” Harris went on to become the recording group Xscape, and their debut album, Hummin’ Comin at Cha, which had hit singles such as “Just Kickin’ It” and “Understanding,” became their…
A Georgia community is left mourning for two families after a teenager was shot dead in Columbia County in an apparent misunderstanding.
If there was ever anyone deserving of an Oscar acceptance speech do-over, that would be Moonlight director Barry Jenkins. As we all probably know, La La Land was announced as the Best Picture winner at the Oscars by accident, and Jenkins, in the rush of the moment, wasn’t granted the time to give an acceptance speech.…
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