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Keshia Knight Pulliam, Terrence Jenkins Team Up To Empower HBCU Students

NewsOne Featured Video HBCU alums Keshia Knight Pulliam and Terrence Jenkins have spearheaded efforts centered on educating and empowering students at historically Black colleges and universities. The actress and media maven are teaming up for the creation of a new program designed to encourage HBCU students to use entrepreneurship and leadership as avenues for change. […]

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All College Scams Are Not Created Equal

When people say “college is a scam,” rarely is it meant to describe actual fraud. Instead, the phrase is used to question the value of higher education: Is the price tag to attend a four-year university (and the debt that comes with it) worth your salary? The average sticker price for a public or private […]

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Howard University Hit by a Ransomware Attack

Howard University, one of the country’s leading historically Black colleges and universities, canceled some classes for a second day after it was hit with a ransomware attack. All online and hybrid undergraduate classes are suspended for Wednesday, according to a statement by the university. All in-person classes in Washington will resume as scheduled. The university […]

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Shaquille Brewster, Newscaster Attacked By Angry White Man, Was Star Journalist At Howard University

NewsOne Featured Video Source: NBC News / NBC Chicago native Shaquille Brewster had no idea when he was covering the aftermath of Hurricane Ida that he would end up on every social media site as a trending topic this week. By now, many of us have seen what happened to Brewster. While reporting on live […]

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Howard University Unveils Student Debt Cancellation Initiative

NewsOne Featured Video The debt free movement at historically Black colleges and universities throughout the country is pushing forward. Howard University is one of the latest institutions to clear debt for some of its students. The Washington, D.C.-based school recently announced it would eliminate outstanding balances for juniors and seniors who have been significantly impacted […]

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Declining UNC’s Tenure Offer Is a Win for HBCUs

Nikole Hannah-Jones has been called the “Beyoncé of journalism.” If her poignant and personal work as an education reporter is comparable to Beyoncé’s self-titled album, then The 1619 Project, a comprehensive series she created about what the history books omitted about slavery, is her Lemonade. And like Beyoncé, Nikole Hannah-Jones has turned a public snub […]

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I’m Happy That Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates Are Going to Howard. Now, Howard Folks Get to Be More Insufferable. Yay

Photo: Mike Coppola/Zach Gibson (Getty Images) Yesterday, Academic African America was abuzz with the exciting news that Nikole Hannah-Jones had not only rebuffed the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s last-ditch attempt to save face by granting her tenure, but was taking (or bringing, depending on where you are located) her talents to Howard University in […]

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Rejects UNC-Chapel Hill Position for Job at Howard U Along With Ta-Nehisi Coates

Photo: Monica Schipper (Getty Images) Nikole Hannah-Jones will not be joining the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—despite the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist finally being granted tenure at the school following a long, white tears–infused drama that should never have been entertained by the school’s board of trustees. Instead, Hannah-Jones and famed […]

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Nikole Hannah-Jones And Ta-Nehisi Coates Join Howard University’s Journalism School As Professors

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Jeff Greenberg / Getty Howard University just added two more notches to its HBCU championship belt when it caught everyone off-guard Tuesday morning with its latest high-profile hires. Nikole Hannah-Jones, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose public dispute over tenure at the University of North Carolina may have prompted Howard to make […]

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Bill Cosby Accuses Howard University Of Censuring Phylicia Rashad’s ‘Freedom Of Speech’

NewsOne Featured Video Source: The Washington Post / Getty Over the holiday Bill Cosby released an incoherent message regarding the backlash against Phylicia Rashad, his former TV wife, received after she voiced her support once the court vacated Cosby’s sexual assault charge last week. “FINALLY!!!! A terrible wrong is being righted- a miscarriage of justice […]

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Phylicia Rashad Pens Apology Letter To Howard University Community Over Cosby Tweet

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Dia Dipasupil / Getty Actress Phylicia Rashad issued a second apology Friday, this time directing her statement to Howard University students, parents and alumni after tweeting an eye-brow-raising response to Bill Cosby‘s overturned conviction. “This week, I tweeted a statement that caused so much hurt in so many people – both […]

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Bye, Phylicia: Social Media Reacts to Phylicia Rashad’s Message of Support for Bill Cosby’s Overturned Sexual Assault Conviction

Phylicia Rashad attends the premiere of Tyler Perry’s “A Fall From Grace” at Metrograph on January 13, 2020 in New York City.Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) Bill Cosby is a free man. As previously reported by The Root, the once-loved comedian was released from prison on Wednesday after the high court of Pennsylvania saw fit […]

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Howard University To Rename Its College Of Fine Arts After Visionary Chadwick Boseman

NewsOne Featured Video From the campus of Howard University to the silver screen, late actor Chadwick Boseman left a lasting impact on every space that he entered, and his alma mater will honor his legacy in a special way. Howard announced its re-established College of Fine Arts will be named after the visionary. Boseman graduated […]

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Howard University Renames College of Fine Arts After Chadwick Boseman

Howard University will name its newly re-established College of Fine Arts in honor of the actor and alumnus Chadwick Boseman, university officials said on Wednesday. Before his death last year, Mr. Boseman had expressed his support for re-establishing the College of Fine Arts, Wayne A.I. Frederick, the president of Howard University, said in a news […]

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Howard University’s College of Fine Arts Is Now Named After Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman attends Netflix world premiere of “THE BLACK GODFATHER on June 03, 2019.Photo: Charley Gallay (Getty Images) Howard University has announced an amazing tribute to one of its most notable alumni—the late beloved actor Chadwick Boseman. Advertisement According to the Washington Post, Howard University announced on Wednesday that it will be naming its newly […]

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