Historically Black University

A Missouri-based HBCU has received a $2.9 million grant to bridge the digital divide.

Newark native Hassan Abdus-Sabur cultivated the HBCU Scholarship Bike Ride and HBCU Textbook Fund to financially support students at historically Black colleges and universities.

A statue of trailblazing activist and playwright Lorraine Hansberry has risen in Washington, D.C.

Actor Joseph C. Phillips has joined the faculty at Clark Atlanta University.

Former Mayor of Atlanta Andrew Young has launched a scholarship fund for HBCU students.

The National Park Service has awarded $9.7 million in grants to conserve historic structures at HBCUs.

Businessman and philanthropist Robert F. Smith donated $15 million to his alma mater Cornell University to create pathways in STEM for underserved and underrepresented students.

Fayetteville State University was awarded a $2.3 million grant to advance its STEM education initiatives.

Former NBA player J.R. Smith was named North Carolina A&T State University’s Academic Athlete of the Year.

Jackson State University grad Ameshya Williams-Holliday made history as the first WNBA draft pick from an HBCU in 20 years.

Getty Images has awarded four HBCUs with $500,000 to preserve their historic photos.

Philander Smith College is one of the latest HBCUs to receive a historic donation.