Civil Rights & Social Justice

TSU has been subjected to incredible levels of scrutiny–which bore no fruit—and wrongfully labeled as financially reckless. 

School leaders at Tennessee State University are hosting a national press conference to address the defunding of HBCUs.

Jackson State paid $800,000 to settle a lawsuit following a disagreement about the Southern Heritage Classic, an HBCU tradition.


Mia Kanu, a Tennessee State University student, died days after being found on a Michigan street. Video shows she fell or was pushed from a car. Cops are treating the case as a homicide.

Race Matters

The optics are damning from this clip allegedly recorded at Tennessee State University.

Tennessee State University is the latest HBCU fraught with tackling on-campus housing accommodations for students.


The announcement that Tennessee State will face Notre Dame in football spotlights the ongoing conversation about HBCUs playing “payout games” against Power Five teams in exchange for major money, and a lopsided loss.

Good News

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

Good News

Clark Atlanta University has joined Apple and Tennessee State University’s tech education initiative.

Good News

NBA player Robert Covington donated $1 million to his alma mater Tennessee State University.

A man was critically wounded and two others injured early Wednesday during a wild shootout at a house party near TSU in Nashville.


School Name: Tennessee State University Location: Nashville, Tennessee Year Founded: 1912 Number of Students: 8,930 undergraduate students Specialty Programs: Animal Science and Pre-Veterinary Medicine Greek Life: Sororities: Alpha Kappa Alpha Inc., Delta Sigma Theta Inc., Zeta Phi Beta Inc.,  Sigma Gamma Rho Inc. Fraternities: Alpha Phi Alpha Inc., Kappa Alpha Psi Inc., Omega Psi Phi […]