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How A Startup Group Is Giving A Boost To Black Entrepreneurship Through HBCUs

The HBCU Founders Initiative is helping entrepreneurs at Black Colleges take their first steps into a challenging, but rewarding world.
01/18/2023

HBCU Homecoming Attendance Increased In 2022

Jackson State’s games had some of the highest numbers.
01/05/2023

Why ‘Coming To America’ Has A Different Meaning For International HBCU Students

While a combination of a global pandemic, changes in immigration policy and the end of a scholarship program has slowed the pace a little, Black colleges are still a destination for international students.
12/14/2022

HBCU Students Find Ways To Make Their Side Hustles Ca-Ching

Bucking the stereotype of the “broke college student,” young Black entrepreneurs are finding ways to make their hobbies pad their paychecks.
12/05/2022

Kennedy Orr Wants to Create a Cannabis Industry for the Culture

Forging a space where the Black community can enter the leafy business is a feat, but with an HBCU education, Orr knows anything is possible.
12/01/2022

Winslyn Parrish Is on a Mission to Destigmatize Therapy for Black Women

After losing her mother a year ago, Parrish has doubled down on her commitment to embrace community, prioritize her mental health, and lean into the health justice space—all while maintaining a 4.0. How does she do it? A lot of therapy.
12/01/2022

Mallory Butts Is Putting Black Beauty First

She used to make her own beauty products as a kid. Now the 19-year-old Spelman College chemical engineering student is on her way to making it her job.
12/01/2022

Maisie Brown, 21, Is Becoming the Face and Voice of the Jackson Water Crisis

The Jackson State University sophomore is leading the effort to deliver drinking water to residents who can’t make it to the city’s distribution centers.
12/01/2022

Noella Williams: Activist, Anime Fan, Author

After transferring to Florida’s largest historically Black university, Williams’s world opened up when she realized that there was space for reproductive justice and radical politics at Florida A&M.
12/01/2022

Karyn Onyeneho Is a Maverick for Change in the Field of Human Genetics

Onyeneho, 39, recently earned her PhD from Howard University and is working full-time at the National Institutes of Health to focus on diversity and equity in the public health space.
12/01/2022

Kennedy Whisenant Is Working to Make Inclusive Fashion a Reality

Only the second African American woman to win Miss Collegiate America 2022, the Clark Atlanta student is taking support from her HBCU village and aiming high.
12/01/2022