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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.

What Does The Future Hold For HBCUs?

The Grio | Craig Melvin | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

MSNBC’s Craig Melvin explores the legacy of HBCUs, the challenges they face and what the future holds. This weeklong series looks at the roots of...

Diverse Conversations: Top 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities of 2012-13

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 06.15.2013 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

I believe these schools need to place increased emphasis on inclusion of all students, regardless of race, in order to stay relevant in the increasingly broad educational spectrum.

Is This The Most Powerful Woman In College Sports?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest Two months from now, when March Madness envelops America’s sports conscience with buzzer-beaters, Cinderella st...

Broken Legacy: Why Some Black College Alumnae Are Opting Not To Send Their Own Kids To HBCUs

Posted 02.01.2013 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest The mid-1990s ushered in a cultural renaissance for historically black colleges and universities. “A Different ...

7 Young HBCU Alumni To Watch In 2013

Posted 11.29.2012 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest Think HBCU alumni, and a familiar refrain of names usually comes to mind -- Morehouse’s Spike Lee, Howard’s D...

15 Famous Historically Black College and University Alumni (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 01.03.2013 | Black Voices

Many of pop culture's biggest names have their own remarkable origin story. A lucky break, a serendipitous career move, or the life experience and kno...