In the now classic movie Bring It On (2000) Gabrielle Union and Kirsten Dunst face off as cheerleaders from opposing California high schools. Union’s all-Black squad, The Clovers, finds out that Dunst’s squad, the Toros, from an upscale San Diego high school is copying their cheers. The two squads ultimately face off in a national […]

Byron Jones, the EVP and CFO of University of Phoenix, talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Saving Tomorrow, Today, a partnership with Florida A&M University to offer online courses for minority K12 students and prepare them for higher education while also helping to create a pipeline for future HBCU attendance. Click the link below to […]

BET’s new show scripted show about a fictional Black college, The Quad, has generated some positive reviews. But its storylines that include a shady band director, a strip club-owning alumnus, a college president with secrets and issues of her own have angered others. Hampton University’s president, William R. Harvey had several issues with the show […]

Spelman College, the nation’s top HBCU for women, is considering accepting transgender students. The news was announced by the college’s president late last week. The AJC.com reports: President Mary Schmidt Campbell included the information in a welcome back letter to the campus community on Thursday and posted on the private school’s website. Spelman is the […]

Mere months after President Obama’s historic visit to Cuba, The Tom Joyner Foundation (TJF), the Dallas-based nonprofit that helps support historically black colleges and universities, lead a one-of-a-kind four-day mission to Cuba with numerous HBCU presidents. In a previously released press release, the TJF noted the trip was about discovering possible connections in the country, “We […]

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic presidential frontrunner, has promised to revitalize historically black colleges if she is elected to the White House. “We’re going to work…

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Oakland Raiders player Marquette King holds a unique distinction in the NFL. He is league’s lone Black punter, and just the fifth Black player in…

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Dr. Jalaal Hayes (pictured, right) made history in 2015 after becoming the youngest person to earn a Ph.D from Delaware State University at the age of…

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Bradley Gilbeaux and Damon Willis,  MBA candidates at Clark Atlanta University, are the recipients of the 2015 FORD HBCU Community Challenge for their Telepath Water…

Having a college degree is a blessing wherever you decide to go to school. But there is something about the HBCU experience that can't and won't ever be imitated at predominantly White institutions.

Pamela Alexander is the Director of Community Development for the Ford Motor Company Fund. She talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about Ford’s relationship with…

Allstate’s annual Quotes for Education contest is in full swing! Birmingham agent John Saddler talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the importance of…