Megan Thee Stallion Teams Up With Flamin’ Hot to Raise Money for HBCUs

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion has teamed up with Frito-Lay’s Flamin’ Hot brand to raise money for her alma mater, Texas Southern University, reports Ad Age. In a new ad campaign, Megan plays a dean at Flamin’ Hot University, also known as “FU.” And the fictitious university hopes to bring in real dollars to launch a […]

HBCU Transformation Project Receives $124M to Support Enrollment, Graduation, and Employment

A coalition of several historically Black colleges and universities is getting some major financial support. The HBCU Transformation Project, a coalition of 40 historically Black colleges and universities, recently announced a $124 million gift from philanthropic funders Blue Meridian Partners. According to its website, Blue Meridian Partners is a “pioneering philanthropic model for finding and […]

Marla Frederick Named First Woman Dean at Harvard Divinity School

Marla Frederick, a cultural anthropologist specializing in the Black religious experience, has been appointed as the new dean of Harvard Divinity School. Her role will commence on January 1, reports The Washington Post. When she assumes her role, Frederick will become the first woman and the first Black woman to lead the school in its […]

Baltimore Triplets Begin Freshman Year at Spelman and Morehouse Colleges

A set of triplets from Baltimore, Maryland, are preparing to take on their first year of college in Atlanta, Georgia. Morgan Hicks, Sanai Hicks, and Tony Hicks Jr., will all be attending historically Black colleges in Atlanta. Morgan and Sanai will be freshmen at Spelman College and Tony Jr. will be starting his freshman year […]

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