Morgan State University

Activist and athlete Colin Kaepernick was awarded an honorary degree from Morgan State University.

The Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners has invested $5 million in HBCUs to increase representation in the engineering industry.

Morgan State University received a $2.7 million endowment to revive its wrestling program.

The National Trust donated $650,000 to HBCUs to preserve historic buildings on their campuses.

Morgan State University in Maryland and Prairie View A&M in Texas, were just two of several HBCUs scheduled to receive monies allocated to student access, research and strategic initiatives.

The National Park Service will award $7.7 million in grants to HBCU preservation projects.

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Morgan State's Magnificent Marching Machine to perform at Macy's 93rd annual Thanksgiving Day Parade.

He passed away at 68 years old on Oct. 17.

Morgan State University received a $499,999 grant from the National Science Foundation to expand its STEM programs.

The Ida B. Wells Society is combating the lack of diversity in newsrooms by hosting workshops for Black investigative journalists.

The program Preservation in Practice was created as an avenue to empower students at historically Black colleges and universities to pursue careers in historic preservation.