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Dear Matthew Gates: Thanks For Being Revolutionary

Brian Stewart | Posted 09.25.2015 | College
Brian Stewart

Whether you believe it or not, your decision to own and share your truth has already inspired someone else to do the same. Like yourself, I was raised in a black household, in a black neighborhood, and attended a black church. Like yourself, my experience at my HBCU was bittersweet.

15 Reasons Going To An HBCU Is An Experience Like No Other

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

The roads of HBCUs are paved in black magic.  The more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the nation act as a safe sp...

Coach Jokingly Talks To Jesus For Help Against Kentucky

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.18.2015 | Sports

Maybe Hampton will get some divine intervention?

2014 Top 10 Accomplishments on the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Landscape

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

It's that time of year again - time to look back at the accomplishments of HBCUs. We present those that we think will have the most lasting impact on Black colleges, the students that they serve, as well as the surrounding communities.

Why The Hampton Ministers' Conference Still Matters

Suzan Johnson Cook | Posted 08.04.2014 | Religion
Suzan Johnson Cook

It's morning time at Hampton, and I'm so glad I endured the night. I am part of the 8,000 clergy strong FAMILY, and invite you to "come on down."

Fashion by the Sea: Standing Out from the Crowd

CollegeFashionista | Posted 07.13.2014 | Style

Aside from appreciating the traditions of my home by the sea and its standard of excellence, I immediately fell in love with the fashion. Hampton University is known for their fashion forward student body.

The Conversation That Changed My Life Forever

Patience B. Peabody | Posted 05.27.2014 | College
Patience B. Peabody

All it takes is one minute to take the pledge -- one minute to use your virtual voice to declare that all people have the right to an opportunity to achieve more than what they may have been born into.

Jarrett L. Carter

HBCU Presidents Share Insight On Sustainable Leadership | Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Historically black colleges and universities have been at the center of a number of public debates on the changing culture of higher education. But wi...

Jarrett L. Carter

HBCUs Taking The Lead On Important Initiative | Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Weather monitoring satellites, hurricane tracking, atmospheric assessment, climate advocacy. Many Americans would normally associate these terms with ...

10 Facts About HBCUs We Bet You Didn't Know

Posted 12.02.2013 | Black Voices

There are over 100 historically black colleges and universities in the United States. According to the Higher Education Act of 1965, an HBCU is de...

Student Carries Papers To Prove She Can Wear Hijab

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.09.2013 | College

She's not a tourist visiting a foreign country, but Melona Clark carries her papers with her at all times -- to prove she has permission to wear a hij...

Top 10 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Successes of 2012

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 03.01.2013 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

In honor of the New Year, we thought we generated this list of the top 10 HBCU successes of the past year. There have been many successes, but these stand out in terms of innovation, boldness, and impact.

Up Close And Personal With The G.O.A.T., Hampton University President William Harvey

Posted 11.17.2012 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest There are few places in Hampton University President William Harvey’s life where he doesn’t enjoy the best vi...

Taking a Close Look at the U.S. News Historically Black Colleges and University Rankings

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

Rather than comparing HBCUs to majority institutions, the U.S. News and World Report ranks the historic institutions against their peers. This is problematic since these institutions as a group are wonderfully diverse.

Hampton Made Me This Way

Danyelle Gary | Posted 10.03.2011 | College
Danyelle Gary

I made the right decision. Hampton University is exactly where I am meant to be. My education reaches far beyond the focus of academics. My professors genuinely care about my future success and what's going on in my life.

Also A Commencement Speaker!

Daily Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Bill Cosby is the keynote speaker for Hampton University's graduation ceremony this spring, HU announced Monday....

Obama: iPad, Xbox Turn Information Into A 'Distraction'

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HAMPTON, Va. -- President Barack Obama, addressing graduates at historically black Hampton University on Sunday, said that it is the responsibility of...

Obama At Hampton University Graduation To Deliver Commencement Address

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

HAMPTON, Va. — President Barack Obama, addressing graduates at historically black Hampton University on Sunday, said that it is the responsibili...

A Black Agenda for President Obama to Address? Yes!

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

It's perfectly acceptable for groups of Americans to push the government to deal with their causes, so black leaders who want to go easy on this president because he is black are failing their constituents.

Hampton University Shooting: Former Student Shot Two, Turned Gun On Himself

AP | STEVE SZKOTAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HAMPTON, Va. — A former Hampton University student armed with three guns followed a pizza delivery man into the student's former dorm early Sund...