The Federal Financial Aid program has officially been reinstated to Morris Brown College in Atlanta after nearly 20 years.

As music festivals, concerts and other large gatherings planned for the fall begin to get canceled over concerns of the COVID-19 delta variant spreading, the infamous FreakNik event is still expected to go on as scheduled in Atlanta.

Good News

Morris Brown College—the first educational institution in the state of Georgia to be owned and operated independently by African Americans—is one step closer towards regaining its accreditation.


In a bit of good news in a landscape in which many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are facing tough times, a trustee from Morris Brown College announced on Thursday that the school has “victoriously emerged from bankruptcy.” Morris Brown Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Rev. Dr. Preston W. Williams II released a statement […]

It is with extreme sadness that we share the news that Morris Brown College, a Historically Black College established in 1881 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, is facing foreclosure, according to CBS Atlanta. “This is heartbreaking and not only a sad day in the life of Morris Brown, but in black academia,” said former […]

The Cascade United Metodist Church of Atlanta recently gave struggling Morris Brown College a lifeline, when they donated $22,000 to school. The money, which was raised during a month-long fundraising effort, helped the school eliminate its hefty debt to the U.S. Department of Education. Rev. Dr. Marvin Moss said they couldn’t let a historic part […]

ATLANTA — Morris Brown College is expected to settle nearly $10 million in debt for pennies on the dollar in an agreement pending with the U.S. Education Department, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.