In July 2015, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum (ICRCM) announced plans to launch a “Pride of the HBCU” exhibit in the museum next year, in honor of the significant contributions made by Historically Black Colleges and Universities as part of the civil rights movement. The planned exhibit will feature historical documents, photographs, textbooks, […]
In the past few weeks, this country has endured concurrent blows of injustice. First, there was the announcement from Ferguson, MO that a grand jury chose to not indict Officer Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18 year-old Black man. Then a week later, a grand jury from New York announced […]
North Carolina A&T State University (NCAT) and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) are co-winners of the 2014 “1890 University of the Year” award. The honor is presented by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The Universities accepted their award during APLU’s 2014 annual meeting in Orlando, FL in November. NCAT and […]
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Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumnus and hit movie producer Will Packer appears on the cover of the July issue of ESSENCE Magazine. The issue highlights Packer’s latest film release “Think Like A Man Too” in an eight-page spread titled, “Reunited…and It Feels So Good!” Will Packer is a 1996 graduate and founder of Will Packer […]
The 10th Annual MEAC SWAC Challenge presented by Disney will be played at Bright House Networks Stadium on the campus of the University of Central Florida (UCF). The previously announced Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) football matchup between the North Carolina A&T Aggies of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Alabama A&M Bulldogs […]
Most college campuses boasts statue of and tributes to college founders and important politicians. But there’s something different about North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University: the campus features a striking statue of the Greensboro Four (A&T Four), the four young A&T students who took a historic stand against racism on February 1, 1960 by […]