Posts Tagged: HBCU

Toni Braxton’s Son Headed To Howard

Don’t look now, but Toni Braxton has a son that’s headed to college.  Yeah, Toni’s son Diezel, who was diagnosed with autism, is headed to Howard University.  Toni shared a post of Diezel graduating on social media and announced his next chapter in education.  Diezel’s accomplishment is really huge and heartwarming. Back in 2011, Toni… Read more »

Howard University Receives $1 Million For Women’s Center

Howard University will receive $1 million to open a women’s center. The center will be devoted to producing gender-based research and promoting Black female leaders. The Center for Women, Gender and Global Leadership will be one of a handful of academic centers nationwide. The gift is from a Howard University trustee. Howard University is the… Read more »

5-Star Basketball Prospect Chooses HBCU

Five star college basketball prospect Makur Maker has decided to take his talents to Howard University. Maker is the highest-ranking prospect in years to commit to a historically Black college or university. Maker picked Howard over UCLA. Kentucky and Memphis were also on his list.  In a tweet, Maker said, “I was the 1st to… Read more »

Mass Shooting Strikes Bayou Classic Weekend in New Orleans; 11 Wounded

Eleven people were wounded — 2 critically — in an overnight mass shooting on Canal Street in New Orleans’ famed French Quarter. So far no arrests have been made according to New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson. Ferguson told reporters that police patrols were already on heightened alert for this weekend’s Bayou Classic, the annual… Read more »

Texas Billionaire Pays Student Loans of Morehouse Class of 2019

It was a SURPRISE OF A LIFETIME for nearly 400 graduating seniors at Morehouse College this morning (Sunday 5/19/19)!   Austin, Texas based billionaire Robert F. Smith, who was the commencement speaker announced that he would be paying off all of their student loans!! Smith, who made his fortune as a technology investor had already announced… Read more »

Morehouse Professor Holds Student’s Baby So He Can Take Notes

A Morehouse College student couldn’t find a babysitter so he took the baby to class. The story doesn’t stop there. I give the dad extra credit for not missing class, but the Professor gets an A plus for the day! With midterms right around the corner Morehouse student Wayne Hayer didn’t want to miss his… Read more »