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FAMU Alum Couple Donated $500,000 To Marching  100 For New Uniform

FAMU Alum Couple Donated $500,000 To Marching  100 For New Uniform

Bernard and Shirley Kinsey donated $500,000 to FAMU’s Marching 100 for new uniforms. Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, who graduated from Florida A&M University in 1966, have long been generous to their alma mater. On last Saturday, the university’s Marching 100 showed off the fruits of the couple’s $500,000 donation when it debuted new uniforms at…

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Hampton Is Joining Big South Conference

Hampton Is Joining Big South Conference

  In a move that could cause a cultural shift and change the balance of power in HBCU athletics, Hampton University announced that it is leaving the MEAC to join the Big South Conference. According to a statement released by Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey, Hampton sought a more proximity-friendly conference. “Our student-athletes…

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Tuskegee University Is The SIAC Champions

Tuskegee University Is The SIAC Champions

  Tuskegee tailback Hoderick Lowe and head coach Willie Slater accept the SIAC trophy. Meanwhile, Lowe’s teammates celebrate. Tuskegee tailback, Hoderick Lowe rushed for 144 yards and two touchdowns, earning most valuable player honors, in Tuskegee’s 13-6 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) championship win over Fort Valley State. The Golden Tigers claimed its 31st Conference…

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Virginia State Is The CIAA Champions; Named To Play In NCAA Div.  II Game

Virginia State Is The CIAA Champions; Named To Play In NCAA Div.  II Game

  The high powered 10-0 team was led by RB Trenton Cannon and QB Cordelral Cook. He’s no secret, but Virginia State’s Trent Cannon sure is a weapon. The VSU running back scored three touchdowns, including two back-breaking runs in the second half, to help lead his team to a 42-19 win over Fayetteville State…

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Bennett College Names Residence Hall After Former President Johnnetta Cole

Bennett College Names Residence Hall After Former President Johnnetta Cole

  Bennett College’s present president, Phyllis Worthy Dawkins with former president Johnnetta Cole. In her five years at Bennett College, Johnnetta Cole balanced the budget, raised millions of dollars and brought new life to a struggling institution. A decade after Cole’s departure, the college decided on a way to honor its 14th president. During its…

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Website Lists Most Affordable Public HBCUs

Website Lists Most Affordable Public HBCUs

  Southern University In Louisiana is among the most affordable. A Black college database, The Hundred-Seven has published a list of public Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that are recognized for their affordability. The 16 colleges have been identified because of their lower overall costs (before and after financial aid packages) compared to other…

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MEAC Championship At Stake Saturday Between North Carolina A&T And Howard

MEAC Championship At Stake Saturday Between North Carolina A&T And Howard

  North Carolina A&T is undefeated and Howard has 1 loss. However they could share the MEAC conference championship title. A&T is led by QB Lamar Raynard and Howard is led by Cam Newton’s baby brother, Caylin Newton. NORFOLK, Va.—North Carolina A&T State’s win over Savannah State on Saturday clinched at least a share of…

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FAMU Trustee Board Closer To Naming Larry Robinson President Of The University

FAMU Trustee Board Closer To Naming Larry Robinson President Of The University

Larry Robinson has been the interim president since last September. FAMU’s Board of Trustees passed a critical hurdle in naming Larry Robinson president last Thursday when the Board of Governors approved its request to bypass conducting a national search. The Board took the vote after about five minutes of discussion. Trustees are in the process…

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Spelman, Morehouse Hunger Strike Ends With Success; 14,000 Meals A Year Will Be Provided

Spelman, Morehouse Hunger Strike Ends With Success; 14,000 Meals A Year Will Be Provided

Spelman College juniors Lillian Thomas (left) and Mary-Pat Hector initiated the hunger strike that brought attention to students on campus who could not afford food. A student-led hunger strike designed to draw attention to a lack of food access has ended with new accommodations being made by two of the nation’s leading historically black colleges….

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