Black History

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 […]

Black History

"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 […]

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(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 […]

  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 Strahan was a basketball coach. […]

  Keke Palmer took the time during Black History Month to give viewers of her show ABC show, Strahan, Sarah & Keke, a lesson on the history of black hair! Get Breaking News & Exclusive Contest in Your Inbox:   Palmer took us back to our roots to 3500 B.C. starting with braids all the way […]

Clark Atlanta University Clark Atlanta University was established in 1988 through the consolidation of its two parent institutions, Atlanta University (1865), the nation’s first institution to award graduate degrees to African Americans, and Clark College (1869) the nation’s first four-year liberal arts college to serve a primarily African-American student population. Atlanta University, founded in 1865 […]

  For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a player from Mississippi considered to be one of the greatest football players of all time. Jerry Rice‘s football career started his sophomore year when he was caught ditching class. A school […]