HBCU Review: Morehouse Welcomes First Openly Gay Minister to MLK Board of Preachers

Plus, Norfolk State increases tuition.

Morehouse to Induct Openly Gay Minister to MLK Board of Preachers - Jackson State University seeks legal action against Grambling State, Alabama A&M students launch vegan caf? kickstarter, plus more. ? Dominique Zonye? (@DominiqueZonyee)Bishop Oliver C. Allen will be inducted on April 3 into the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College as the first openly gay minister who is married to a man. Bishop Allen, who studied at Morehouse, has drawn national attention in the past; he and his husband Rashad Burgess and their daughter made Ebony Magazine?s list of America?s coolest families.(Photo: Courtesy of Morehouse College)

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Morehouse to Induct Openly Gay Minister to MLK Board of Preachers - Jackson State University seeks legal action against Grambling State, Alabama A&M students launch vegan café kickstarter, plus more. — Dominique Zonyeé (@DominiqueZonyee)Bishop Oliver C. Allen will be inducted on April 3 into the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Board of Preachers at Morehouse College as the first openly gay minister who is married to a man. Bishop Allen, who studied at Morehouse, has drawn national attention in the past; he and his husband Rashad Burgess and their daughter made Ebony Magazine’s list of America’s coolest families.(Photo: Courtesy of Morehouse College)

JSU Seeks Legal Action Against Grambling State for Homecoming Brawl - It looks like Jackson State University isn?t over Grambling State University?s no-show stunt for their homecoming game in October. JSU says it lost around $600,000, including $475,000 in ticket costs, and the university has been pushing the Mississippi attorney general?s office to prosecute Grambling since November.  (Photos from left: Jackson State University, Grambling University)

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JSU Seeks Legal Action Against Grambling State for Homecoming Brawl - It looks like Jackson State University isn’t over Grambling State University’s no-show stunt for their homecoming game in October. JSU says it lost around $600,000, including $475,000 in ticket costs, and the university has been pushing the Mississippi attorney general’s office to prosecute Grambling since November.  (Photos from left: Jackson State University, Grambling University)

Texas Southern Earns $150,000 Grant for Climate Education - Texas Southern University has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The endowment will go toward the planning of a Climate Education Community University Partnership (CECUP), HBCU Connect reported. (Photo: WikiCommons)

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Texas Southern Hosts a Hearing on Human Trafficking - Texas Southern University hosted the federal House Congressional Homeland Security committee’s “Combating Human Trafficking in Our Major Cities” on March 20. Lawmakers raised issues regarding ways to thwart human trafficking and also gave suggestions on how victims should be supported.(Photo: WikiCommons)

Alabama A&M Alum Launches Kickstarter for Vegan Caf? - Eating healthy is important ? even for busy college students. Alabama A&M University graduate Joshua Udeh and a current A&M student launched a kickstarter to fund Aya Caf?, a new vegan eatery and social enterprise in the A&M community. Udeh is asking for $10,000 to help get his project of the ground.(Photo: AyaCafe via YouTube)

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Alabama A&M Alum Launches Kickstarter for Vegan Café - Eating healthy is important — even for busy college students. Alabama A&M University graduate Joshua Udeh and a current A&M student launched a kickstarter to fund Aya Café, a new vegan eatery and social enterprise in the A&M community. Udeh is asking for $10,000 to help get his project of the ground.(Photo: AyaCafe via YouTube)

Norfolk State Increases Tuition - If you want to attend Norfolk State University, it?s going to cost ya? a little more. The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted last week to increase tuition rates. In-state undergraduates will pay $7,552 for tuition, up $326. Room and board was also raised for all students by $250.(Photo: Norfolk State University)

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Norfolk State Increases Tuition - If you want to attend Norfolk State University, it’s going to cost ya’ a little more. The Norfolk State University Board of Visitors voted last week to increase tuition rates. In-state undergraduates will pay $7,552 for tuition, up $326. Room and board was also raised for all students by $250.(Photo: Norfolk State University)

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Delaware State Students Arrested After Casino Brawl - Delaware State University is currently investigating a 200-person March 20 fight, which resulted in the arrest of three DSU students from New York, according to DSU spokesman Carlos Holmes. The brawl went down at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino parking lot. Disciplinary actions have not been taken against the three students who were all arrested for disorderly conduct.(Photo: Jay Premack/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

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Delaware State Students Arrested After Casino Brawl - Delaware State University is currently investigating a 200-person March 20 fight, which resulted in the arrest of three DSU students from New York, according to DSU spokesman Carlos Holmes. The brawl went down at the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino parking lot. Disciplinary actions have not been taken against the three students who were all arrested for disorderly conduct.(Photo: Jay Premack/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Jackson State to Build Multi-Million Dollar Dorm Complex - Jackson State University is moving forward with its plan to build a new 628-bed housing complex, a 650-seat dining hall and a conference center. The university intends to hire Hollis+Miller Architects of Overland Park, Kansas, to design the $47.3 million complex, which is slated to be finished by January 2016.(Photo: Jackson State University)

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Jackson State to Build Multi-Million Dollar Dorm Complex - Jackson State University is moving forward with its plan to build a new 628-bed housing complex, a 650-seat dining hall and a conference center. The university intends to hire Hollis+Miller Architects of Overland Park, Kansas, to design the $47.3 million complex, which is slated to be finished by January 2016.(Photo: Jackson State University)