Interview: Omelika Kuumba Spelman College’s Drum Major From Harlem To Harare

By Robert Walker

Omelika Kuumba is Spelman College’s Instructor of African Dance Forms in the Department of Dance Performance & Choreography that has been a figurative “Drum Major” for the many students who are touched by her grace, focus and ability to unlock that God-given talent inside each one to achieve a quality of life beyond dance. Continue Reading →

Opportunities For $1 Million Worth of Scholarships – Register Now

President Barack Obama signs an executive order for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the East Room of the White House,, Feb. 26, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

On Saturday, November 12, 2016 The New York Urban League’s 30th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Fair, in partnership with the New York Urban League Young Professionals (NYULYP) is expected to attract over 3,000 New York City high school students, out-of-state high school students, their families and volunteers. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole Talks To Stanley Nelson

Johnnetta-Betsch-Cole-SeriesIn a timely discussion, Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole speaks with Stanley Nelson, director and producer of the acclaimed documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution.

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HW Pick: Where Everybody Looks Like Me By Ron Stodghill

A richly reported account of the forces threatening America's historic black colleges and universitiA richly reported account of the forces threatening America’s historic black colleges and universities—and how diverse leaders nationwide are struggling to keep these institutions and black culture alive for future generations. Continue Reading →