Howard University

Debbie Allen recently discussed how she became a part of the infamous “A Different World.” “My coming into this show was certainly somewhere between my sister [Phylicia Rashad] who was, you know Denise’s [Lisa Bonet] mother and had visited on the campus of Hillman on the show and seeing what was happening behind the scenes,” […]

President Wayne A.I. Frederick talks candidly about recent controversies.

Roland Martin talks to Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, the embattled Howard University President, who recently received a vote of “no confidence” from faculty leaders. Listen to the full interview below. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter

Dallas native Z’Kijah Fleming is the winner of the 2017 Tom Joyner Foundation Full Ride Scholarship. The high school senior who is ranked number one in her class talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about becoming a caretaker at 14, why she chose Howard University and much more. “I kind of don’t have a plan. […]

Google establishes a training space on its Silicon Valley campus for Howard University computer science students.

Concerned Howard University Administrators, Faculty and Staff join students of Howard University in calling for the removal of embattled President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, who hosted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in mid-February.

HBCUs are still relevant in training skilled educators at a time when teacher diversity is needed.

  Howard University President Wayne Frederick welcomed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with open arms. Only time will tell if Frederick made a wise decision. DeVos, the polarizing Education Secretary, got her first photo-op at a historically Black college since her razor-thin confirmation thanks to Frederick’s high-profile meeting. A billionaire who is facing mounting […]

A C-SPAN survey of 91 presidential historians ranked Obama as the 12th best U.S. president ever.

According to reports, not one Washington, D.C., band has applied to be a part of Donald Trump's inaugural parade.

New national Black poll quantifies the political pulse of the African-American electorate ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

An esteemed African-American chemist dies in a home fire. George Nauflett is credited with earning at least 26 patents.