Giving a candid and deeply personal commencement speech at Tuskegee University on Saturday, the First Lady of the United States reflected on the emotional toll of being the country’s first black first lady. As reported by The Hill, First Lady Michelle Obama spoke to the students at the Historically Black Alabama college for about a […]

Since 1940, the United States Postal Service has paid homage to the countless achievements made by African-American men and women through stamps that immortalize those individuals who had an impact on this country’s history. Now Robert Robinson Taylor (pictured), the first academically trained black architect in the U.S. and, coincidentally, the great-grandfather of Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama, will be […]


School Name: Tuskegee University Location: Tuskegee, Alabama Year Founded: 1881 Number of Students: 3,156 undergraduate/graduate students Specialty Programs: Forest Management 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 Inc., Phi Beta Sigma […]