While promoting his Amazon Prime film Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse in late April, Michael B. Jordan put a Kryptonite pin in any rumors that he might suit up as Warner Bros.’ next Superman. Continue reading Behind Warner Bros.’ Search for a Black Superman
By Apple Newsroom
For more than 100 years, teaching has run through Hillary-Rhys Richard’s family.
Growing up in Katy, Texas, Rhys, as he’s known to his friends, listened to his mother, Astrya Richard, tell stories of her ancestors — four generations of educators who saw teaching as a calling, and learning as a tool for change. Continue reading A new generation of Black male teachers starts its journey in partnership with Apple
Atlanta business and civic leader Milton H. Jones, Jr. has been elected Chair of the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Board of Directors, becoming the first African American to hold that position.
Continue reading Milton Jones of Peachtree Providence Partners Named Chair of UNCF Board
By Will Moss, HBCU Connect
The recent highlighting of Historically Black Colleges and Universities has led many to learn that most of these schools were founded on land grants provided by the government during the Reconstruction Era. Realizing this has motivated Master P to take matters into his own hands to change the future. Continue reading Master P Changes Focus from Owning NBA Team to Owning an HBCU
Michelle Obama returns to Netflix this month. The former first lady will appear in a children’s series called “Waffles + Mochi,” which is part of a multi-year producing deal that she and her husband, Barack Obama, have with the streaming service.
By Tamar Lapin
Originally posted on the New York Post.
Amanda Gorman, a 22-year-old Harvard graduate from California, made US history on Wednesday as the youngest person ever chosen to write a poem for a presidential inauguration.
The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (aka HERC Jobs) has just published its fourth free ebook, Having Our Say: Black Voices on Working in Higher Education!
By Casey Welch
Over the past year, colleges have struggled to adapt to the challenges presented by COVID-19, between the pressure to move entire degree programs online and the question of how best to connect with potential students in the absence of traditional events like college fairs and campus tours.
The same month Mississippi voters overwhelmingly opted for a new state flag without a Confederate emblem, Noah Harris was elected student body president at Harvard University.
Continue reading Noah Harris Makes History Becoming First Black Student Body President at Harvard
School of Rock owners around the world are making an impact in their communities through the power of music education. And you can too.
Continue reading School of Rock owners around the world are making an impact in their communities
Before Kamala Harris and Stacey Abrams broke barriers in the country’s political landscape, they thrived at historically Black colleges and universities.
Continue reading An HBCU grad galvanized voters in Georgia and another one is making history as vice president-elect