Leverage these black history books to learn the truth about African history from master teachers who have dedicated their lives to black consciousness.
Hyp Kreationz apparel founder and Bethune-Cookman University alumna Krystal Winston is using her experiences to bring cultural awareness to HBCU students.
Grounded in the proud past, HBCU history is great. During the black history month, we bring to you a list of 10 black college legends that you should know.
Throughout our history, people of color have had to endure many toils, trials, and tribulations in America. This long running play about Black humanity is collectively called Black History. Embracing our history should be vital to people of color. It helps us obtain a clear and sound understanding of the past, the problems we face […]
Shaw University, the first HBCU of higher education in the southern United States has a rich history steeped in tradition, service, leadership, and activism. Founded in 1865 by Dr. Henry Martin Tupper, the university celebrated its Sesquicentennial Anniversary in 2015. The mission of Shaw University is to advance knowledge, facilitate student learning and achievement, to […]
February 20th of 2014 marked a milestone in the history of science, African Americans, education and the United States – the 150th birthday of George Washington Carver. In honor of this great man and his incredible accomplishments, Tuskegee University is hosting a year-long celebration filled with history, events and reflections. The Man: George Washington Carver […]
In 1926, Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History declared that the second week of February would be Negro History Week. Woodson chose this week, in particular, because it contained the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. In 1976, the U.S. Government officially recognized ‘Negro History Week’ […]
During this month of February, the nation once again celebrates Black History Month and remembers the achievements of black men and women who made their marks in history. Let us take a look at five famous black poets who are HBCU alumni, and contributed to the awareness of Black culture in America through their poems. […]