February 28, 2013
Ask Dr. Lomax: It's not just about getting in but about getting that degree. These programs help.
January 16, 2013
Black Leaders on Education: UNCF's chief notes today's freedom struggle, 150 years after slavery.
December 6, 2011
If you care at all about black colleges, here's what you need to do now, says the UNCF's president.
March 5, 2011
Never mind a recent New York Times blog citing research that HBCU graduates make less money than other college graduates. As the UNCF's president and CEO sees it, there's much value to be found at a black college.
August 5, 2010
It's no secret that these days, college costs are over the top. But with a little planning, you'd be surprised at what you can accomplish. UNCF president Michael Lomax points the way.
October 23, 2009
This week on The Confab -- The magic and myths surrounding HBCUs. Do black students really play lacrosse? Should the non-black Miss Hampton be dethroned? And why "you will always be historically black." Join The Root's Associate Editor Natalie Hopkinson as she talks with Copy Editor Erin Evans and The Root interns Eboni Farmer and Jada F. Smith.
* Podcast production by Abdullah Rufus.
* Podcast theme music by Timothy Morrison.
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