Black Scholars

White House 2022 HBCU Scholar Miykael Stith tells NewsOne about his experience representing Fort Valley State University in the nation's capital.

The beauty brand Dark & Lovely is leading a scholarship initiative for Black women.

#BlackExcellence: 11-year-old academic standout Dionn Megginson has started high school.

Black folks fire back at Cornel West for his criticism of Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book.

The largest number of black students received the prestigious Rhodes scholarships in the class of 2018 announcement.

The Journal of Political Philosophy is facing backlash after featuring an analysis of Black Lives Matter without including insight from Black academics.

A record seven Black students won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. They are among an elite group of 32 American college students chosen for the class of 2017.

I woke up this morning asking God if I could make a trade.  Similar to the NBA, when you have one player on the team who isn’t performing at the level you’d hoped, you try to get someone else who fits the criteria necessary to help the team find victory.  In this case, we are […]

In a recent article in Diverse Issues in Higher Education, Professor Cornel West “went HAM” on Tulane University Professor Melissa Harris-Perry. SEE ALSO: Black Farmer Wrests Billion-Dollar Settlement From U.S. In what might be his strongest public comments yet, West referred to Harris-Perry as a “fake” and a “fraud” for allowing herself to be used […]

Any fan of hip hop knows that prison culture and experience is a fundamental part of rap music.  For good or bad, nearly every “gangsta” rapper in America has either been to prison, has a friend in prison, is on his way to prison or is in prison right now.  Lil Wayne and TI, two […]

I felt that today would be a good day to talk about living life to the fullest.  I’m no expert on this, but I’ve learned a few things over the years that I can share with you.  One thing I can say for sure is that most of us are not reaching our potential, as […]

This week, I got together with a coalition of other concerned citizens and met at the steps of the county courthouse. We then marched around the jail to fight for the rights of two people of color, Chuniece Patterson and Raul Pinet, both of whom recently died while in police custody. The march and the […]