Black History Month started in 1926 as Negro History Week, established by a historian named Carter G. Woodson.

Advocacy is the back bone of criminal justice reform and corporate America is backing the charge. 

(edit) Edward Waters College Edward Waters College (EWC) is Florida’s oldest independent institution of higher learning as well as the state’s first institution established for the education of African Americans. Founded by Reverend Charles H. Pearce, a presiding elder of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church in 1865.  was sent to Florida to start an […]

  For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a player who flew under the radar but eventually became “The Hawk.” Andre Dawson was born in Miami, Florida where he played high school Baseball and Football. A knee injury during his […]

Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! It’s important to give back to our HBCUs as we […]

  For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a player who went from a Super Bowl Champion to Good Morning America. Sports was in Houston, Texas-born Michael Strahan before he was born. His mother, Louise Strahan was a basketball coach. […]

Clark Atlanta University Clark Atlanta University was established in 1988 through the consolidation of its two parent institutions, Atlanta University (1865), the nation’s first institution to award graduate degrees to African Americans, and Clark College (1869) the nation’s first four-year liberal arts college to serve a primarily African-American student population. Atlanta University, founded in 1865 […]

  For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we spotlight a player from Mississippi considered to be one of the greatest football players of all time. Jerry Rice‘s football career started his sophomore year when he was caught ditching class. A school […]

Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! It’s important to give back to our HBCUs as we […]

Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! It’s important to give back to our HBCUs as we […]

University of the Virgin Islands   Mission Statement: The University of the Virgin Islands’ mission is to educate and empower the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Caribbean and the world through an environment that promotes creativity, innovation and excellence in teaching, student learning, research, and community engagement. Notable Alumni: Among the many accomplished former UVI students […]

In honor of Black History Month, find out who made our list of 20 HBCU graduates who are changing the world.