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Lil Durk to Help Students From Chicago Attend Howard University with Durk Banks Endowment Fund

Lil Durk to Help Students From Chicago Attend Howard University with Durk Banks Endowment Fund

Lil Durk has announced The Durk Banks Endowment Fund, a brand-new scholarship intended to award Howard University, a prestigious historically black college and university (HBCU), with scholarships to deserving students from his hometown of Chicago. The fund, which was created in collaboration with Neighborhood Heroes, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established by Durk, and Rotation, the […]

Jordan Brand Announces New 20-Year Partnership with Howard University

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Jordan Brand and Howard University have announced a new partnership rooted in Black culture and excellence. Jordan Brand announces the 20-year collaboration that will foster educational and athletic opportunities that elevate the best in the Black Community. Visit for more information The collaboration intends to elevate Howard University’s sports department, open up fresh recruitment […]

Howard University Enters Deal with Jordan Brand

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Jordan Brand will outfit the Bison athletic department’s teams for the upcoming seasons as part of a school-wide deal with Howard University. Visit for more information According to The Boardroom, the new partnership marks the Jumpman’s first major return to the land of HBCUs since signing an HBCU as one of its inaugural three […]

Multiple 1017 Artist Pull Out of Howard Homecoming Performance in Protest with Students

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While students at Howard University should be focusing on celebrating their homecoming weekend, instead students are protesting for betting housing conditions on the campus of popular HBCU, Howard University. Visit for more information According to students, the University has not attended to multiple health violations in the dorms that include rats, mold, and roaches. […]

Netflix Launches $5.4 Million Chadwick Boseman Scholarship at Howard University

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Chadwick Boseman will be honored by a new $5.4 million endowed scholarship created between Howard University and Netflix. Visit for more information According to Deadline, The Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship will provide incoming students in the College of Fine Arts with a four-year scholarship that will cover the full cost of university tuition. […]

Add Howard to the List of HBCU’s Clearing Student Account Balances

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Howard is joining the growing list of HBCUs leading the charge in creating equity for students by alleviating debt. Visit for more information Howard University recently announced it will clear unpaid balances for juniors and seniors under increased financial burden due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, over 20 HBCU’s have or are currently […]

HBCU’s are Experiencing New Record Surges in 2021 Enrollment

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  Historically Black colleges and universities are experiencing a spike in enrollment.  Visit for more information According to reports, NBC Universal, Inc. Prince George’s County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins spoke with leaders from Howard University and Bowie State University about what’s behind the boost in enrollment. Bowie State University President Aminta Breaux said their enrollment […]

Phylicia Rashad Issues Apology To Howard University Students & Parents

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Actress Phylicia Rashad issued an apology to Howard University students and parents following criticism of her Tweet celebrating her long-time friend and former co-star Bill Cosby’s release. Visit for more information “My remarks were in no way directed towards survivors of sexual assault. I vehemently oppose sexual violence, find no excuse for such behavior, […]

Howard University Addresses Phylicia Rashad’s Tweet Supporting Bill Cosby

Howard University Addresses Phylicia Rashad's Tweet Supporting Bill Cosby

Howard University denounced Phylicia Rashad’s tweet supporting Bill Cosby. Visit for more information Rashad is in the hot seat after publicly standing in solidarity with her on-screen husband after his rape conviction was overturned. The actress was recently appointed as the dean of fine arts at the historically Black university, but the institution issued […]

Howard University Names College Of Fine Arts After Late Chadwick Boseman

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The late, great Chadwick Boseman, has been forever immortalized at Howard University, his alma mater.  The prominent HBCU has named their re-established College of Fine Arts to the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts. This comes after news broke that the new college is now helmed by famed actress Phylicia Rashad as Dean. Visit […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Top College Basketball Recruit Makur Maker Commits to Howard over UCLA

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In a positive trend that might catch steam, players of color are deciding to take their talents to HBCU’s over predominantly white institutions (PWI) Division I programs. Visit for more information Five-star senior Makur Maker announced his commitment to Howard on Friday morning. He becomes one of the highest-ranked prospect to commit to a […]

Nick Cannon Graduated From Howard University, Spoke at Virtual Ceremony

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Nick Cannon wears many hats. On top of hosting a radio morning show, The Masked Singer television series, and leading the long-running improv show, Wild ‘n Out, the mogul was taking classes at Howard University and officially graduated this week. Visit for more information “I graduated from Howard University @howarduniversity1867 today! Received a degree […]

Kanye West Holds Surprise “Sunday Service” at Howard University, Says “Do I look Canceled to YOU?”

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Words by Dylan Kemp Visit for more information Its October, and that means its officially homecoming season. Students across the country are patiently waiting to see if their favorite artists will be performing at their homecoming concerts. Over the weekend, Howard University in Washington D.C. held its annual Yardfest, a weekend-long event on Howard’s campus […]

’47 Shows Love to 12 HBCUs With a Limited Edition Capsule Collection

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If there’s one thing we can get behind, getting a college education definitely ranks pretty high on that list. Not only is ’47 promoting just that with its latest apparel offering, but the heritage sportswear imprint is specifically shining the light on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, commonly and respectfully referred to as HBCUs. Visit […]

Nick Cannon Leads Graduation Ceremony in DC Jail

Nick Cannon Leads Graduation Ceremony in DC Jail

There were about 150 people who graduated from the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, which covers the criminal justice system and aims to “facilitate dialogue across difference,” according to the program’s website. Visit for more information Nick Cannon is a certified Inside-Out instructor and served as the master of ceremonies at the celebration. He taught a […]

Chadwick Boseman To Deliver The 2018 Commencement Address At Howard University

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Chadwick Boseman is returning to his alma mater, Howard University, to deliver the commencement speech for the graduating class of 2018. Visit for more information Boseman, star of Marvel Studios ‘Black Panther’, is an alumnus of Howard. Howard University President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick said released a statement about the actor’s upcoming speech, saying, […]

The Source Magazine Presents The Source HBCU [W]RAP UP 2017


There is nothing like an HBCU Homecoming. Visit for more information That could be the entirety of this re-cap but would that really be fair? ABSOLUTELY NOT!  Especially since this year, The Source was front and center of all the hot action during two historic homecomings at Howard University and Morehouse College— as they […]