A Black Columbia University student was assaulted by security officers when he declined to show them his student ID card.

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Oludamilola Oluwadara Adekeye, 17, got accepted into 19 of the top colleges in the world.


Columbia University has pledged to allocate $100 million over the span of five years towards faculty diversity.

The Ivy League institution's new fellowship will make corporate opportunities more accessible to Black students.


Lynneice Washington has made history as the first African-American woman to become a District Attorney in the state of Alabama.


Australian actor Devon Terrell stars in "Barry," the Netflix film about Barack Obama as a 20-year-old undergraduate at Columbia University, grappling with his identity as a mixed-race kid from Honolulu and Indonesia.

The Harlem native overcame a very troubled past. As a teen, he fell into a life of crime, but bounced back to become a graduate of the esteemed New York City college.

Her reasoning for going off the grid? "She just wanted to get away from it all. She didn't want to be in school anymore" says a police source.

The police said missing Columbia University student Nayla Kidd apparently changed her cell phone number and bank account. Kidd's distressed family said it's unlike her to miss final exams and not contact her mother.

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Six Black women have landed the covers of major mainstream publications this month. The saga continues in Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.


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Our upbringings play an integral role in shaping the path that we choose to take in life. That rings true for Brooklyn-bred entrepreneur Donnel Baird. He has utilized his business as an avenue to create more jobs for people living in low-income communities and to spread awareness about environmental sustainability in neighborhoods like Harlem, the Bronx, Queens […]