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A collective of activists erased $1.7 million in student debt for nearly 500 former Bennett College scholars.

Actor Jesse Williams has teamed up with the app Scholly to launch a scholarship fund for students in need.

The Student Freedom Initiative is one of the organizations trying to correct the problem of bad student loan agreements by providing social and economic mobility for STEM-studying juniors and seniors at HBCUs for years to come.

President Biden's extension of a moratorium on federal student loan debt payments falls short of demands to cancel it altogether as the racial wealth gap continues to widen. Studies show that Black students are affected the most by student debt.

Steve and Marjorie Harvey have joined investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith’s initiative designed to economically empower HBCU students.

Entertainment mogul Nick Cannon surprised seven HBCU scholars by eliminating their student debt.

Virginia State University is clearing outstanding balances for students who enrolled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wilberforce University recently announced it would eliminate the student debt for its recent graduates.

Delaware State University announced it will eliminate student loan debt for over 200 recent graduates who were significantly impacted by the pandemic.

Rapstress Megan Thee Stallion helped gift a frontline nurse with $50,000.

Dem lawmakers reintroduced legislation on Thursday urging President President Biden to use his executive power to act.

Lil Nas X has teamed up with the Black-founded scholarship app Scholly to create $30,000 worth of scholarships.