Learn More About Our Black History Month HBCU Athlete Hall of Fame Honorees! Black History Month HBCU Athlete Spotlight: Walter Payton, Jackson State University Black History Month HBCU Athlete Spotlight: Wilma Rudolph, Tennessee State University Black History Month HBCU Athlete Spotlight: Andre Dawson, Florida A&M University Black History Month HBCU Athlete Spotlight: Doug Williams, Grambling […]

For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a woman who became the first Black woman to win a Tennis Grand Slam champion. Althea Gibson started her sports career at the age of 12 in 1939 playing Paddle tennis. Gibson quit […]

For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a woman who overcame childhood struggles to become a three-time gold medalist. Wilma Rudolph overcame a number of struggles as a kid including pneumonia and scarlet fever, and she contracted infantile paralysis at […]

Millennials, the reality is adulting has its challenges! Regardless of our feelings of the ups and downs of adulthood, we still have to make decisions that will affect our future and those behind us. One major key decision that affects our future is voting. Our votes are just as important as our grandparents. With this upcoming […]

"Lifting As We Climb" has long been the mission of African-American women.

Oakwood University A private HBCU, Oakwood University is located in Huntsville Alabama and owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Founded in 1896, Oakwood University’s purpose was to educate the recently freed African-Americans in the South. Its original name was “Oakwood Industrial School” and based on a 380-acre former slave plantation. Its early days […]

Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! It’s important to give back to our HBCUs as we […]

Advocacy is the back bone of criminal justice reform and corporate America is backing the charge. 

(edit) Edward Waters College Edward Waters College (EWC) is Florida’s oldest independent institution of higher learning as well as the state’s first institution established for the education of African Americans. Founded by Reverend Charles H. Pearce, a presiding elder of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in 1865.  was sent to Florida to start an […]

  For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a player who flew under the radar but eventually became “The Hawk.” Andre Dawson was born in Miami, Florida where he played high school Baseball and Football. A knee injury during his […]

Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! It’s important to give back to our HBCUs as we […]

LEARN MORE ABOUT HBCU WEEK   For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a player who went from a Super Bowl Champion to Good Morning America. Sports was in Houston, Texas-born Michael Strahan before he was born. His mother, Louise […]