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Keshia Knight Pulliam made the transition from well-known child actress to college co-ed at Atlanta’s Spelman College, where she would major in Sociology with a concentration in Film. After graduating with honors in 2001, she would portray the wife of Lance Gross on House of Payne. Here, she provides a bit of advice to current […]

Howard University allows students to blossom into the person they’ve always dreamed of becoming, despite stereotypes outside the school’s hallowed walls, one student said. Here, students discuss how the campus environment frees them  to play any role they want, whether it’s Black and smart, Black and cool, or Black and artsy.

Clark Atlanta University alumni reflect on the meaning of attending an HBCU, which to one student represents Black love, education, and culture. Here, students recall their experiences: “I see heroes here. I became a hero here. I see the future. I see the past. I see roots here. I come home here at homecoming,” one […]

Rob Hardy, a 1995 graduate of Florida A&M University, is a powerhouse film and television director, screenwriter and producer. Here, he reveals the wise words that inspired him to believe in his unlimited potential.

Rob Hardy, a 1996 graduate of Florida A&M University, is a powerhouse film and television director, screenwriter and producer. Here, he reveals the wise words that inspired him to believe in his unlimited potential. Apparel Credit: Tradition

Rob Hardy, a 1995 graduate of Florida A&M University, is a powerhouse film and television director, screenwriter and producer. Here, he reveals the wise words that inspired him to believe in his unlimited potential.

Keyah Crystal Keymah gained lifelong friends, and a quality education at Florida A&M University. She majored in theater and became the first Kellogg artist-in-residence at FAMU.

Keshia Knight Pulliam made the transition from well-known child actress to college co-ed at Atlanta’s Spelman College, where she would major in Sociology with a concentration in Film. After graduating with honors in 2001, she would portray the wife of Lance Gross on House of Payne. Here, she provides a bit of advice to current […]

Roxan is a senior at Spelman College, where she is preparing for a career in urban planning with hopes of improving the lives of low-income communities. Here, the Sociology major reveals the one gadget she can’t live (and study) without.  

A sophomore at Morehouse College, Johnny Jones is studying Kinesiology in hopes of becoming an athletic trainer and physical therapist, and also plans to start a non-profit organization in support of those living with Crohn’s Disease.

Entrepreneur Quad Webb Lunceford is a graduate of Tennessee State University where she earned a B.S. in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. Today, she is a talk show host, philanthropist—and passionate about her alma mater. Here, the Big Blue alum explains the benefits of attending an HBCU.

A junior at Morehouse College, Jarrell Jordan was recently selected to serve as a White House Ambassador for HBCUs and Advisor for the White House HBCU Initiative. His dream is to become the first African American Governor of Alabama.