Retool Your School began with the simple mission: give back to HBCUs by facilitating updates to campuses. Now celebrating its 10th year, the projects funded by the program’s grants instill pride among current students, faculty, alumni, community supp ...
Posted Monday, March 4th 2019 at 12:07PM
What does it mean to be 10 years strong? Since 2009, The Home Depot’s Retool Your School Campus Improvement Grant Program has invested more than $2 million dollars to update, upgrade, and uplift HBCU campuses. Ten years later, the Program is deepenin ...
Posted Monday, March 4th 2019 at 11:54AM
As Spring Break approaches, the planning process is a constant for places to go, things to do,
and memories to be made!
We are inspired by The Fresh Prince - Will Smith and his partner for life, Jada Pinkett-Smith!
Seeing the adventures they are ...
Posted Friday, March 1st 2019 at 1:21PM
When you were young, did you know how to study for a test or make plans for college? Do you remember wanting your first car or looking for a part-time job?
Simple things that may seem easy or straightforward to you now may be a complete mystery to ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 9:16PM
By John X. Miller
February 28, 2019
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) men’s and women’s basketball tournaments are nearing the end of their 13-year run in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The tournaments will be h ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 9:01PM
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Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 6:46PM
The excellency our Honorable Morehouse Alum, Spike Lee shares
through art is impressionable and admired by us all.
His taste displayed in the messages he tells through cinema is
classic and timeless.
When we see him on the big screen he plays his character so
naturally. The casts he and hi ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 5:55PM
Martin Luther King Jr.
William Howard Taft
Barack H. Obama
George H.W. Bush
Samuel Chapman Armstrong
William R. Harvey
Eleven exquisitely sculpted figures of m ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 4:44PM
Do you know when and where the first HBCU was established? Black colleges have played an important role in the education, empowerment, and success of African-American students, from the missionaries that taught runaway slaves to the trade schools that were founded in the early 20th century. Some HBC ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 3:59PM
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., (AKA) in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation, has pledged an endowment in the amount of $100,000 to SC State University as a part of the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund initiative.
On Feb. 28, SC State ...
Posted Wednesday, February 27th 2019 at 9:34AM
The 91st Annual Academy Awards, hosted on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, was full of applause-worthy moments.
It was a big night for Black Panther, earning Marvel Studios its first recognition by the Academy.
Even more significant, the night commem ...
Posted Monday, February 25th 2019 at 6:16PM
Photo: Spike Lee accepts the Adapted Screenplay award for ‘BlacKkKlansman’ onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Spike Lee is one of the m ...
Posted Monday, February 25th 2019 at 5:58PM
BRONNER BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY SHOW
The Nation's Largest & Best Multi-Cultural Beauty Show
NEW ORLEANS | MARCH 30TH - APRIL 1ST, 2019
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70130
Posted Monday, February 25th 2019 at 3:48PM
For the past several years, the NHL has made an effort to attract a new, diverse fan base with one lofty promise: Hockey is for everyone.
The slogan started as a unity building initiative each February but is now supposed to be a year-round guiding principle for the league. But too often it’s bee ...
Posted Thursday, February 21st 2019 at 11:38AM
Legendary music entertainment cruise, sailing April 7-14, 2019 on Carnival Magic supports students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Janet Jackson, Maxwell, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, KEM, and more will headline 2019 performances, which also include artists from R&B, Soul, In ...
Posted Wednesday, February 20th 2019 at 6:53PM