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Netflix CEO Pledges $120 Million to HBCUs and United Negro College Fund

Netflix CEO Pledges $120 Million to HBCUs and United Negro College Fund

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin pledged to donate $120 million to Spelman and Morehouse College, and the United Negro College Fund. “There are many good places to donate, but the [historically Black colleges and universities] are 150 years old, incredibly resilient, producing an amazing number of Black graduates,” Hastings said during […]

’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. Advertisement […]

Morehouse College Considering ‘Establishment Of A Transgender Policy’

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Morehouse is an all-male college. But what happens if you are male and while attending Morehouse, having paid thousands of dollars in tuition—you realize that you are transgender? Should the institution be allowed to kick you out? What if you are a transgender man, should you not be allowed to attend Morehouse? Is Morehouse only […]

Google Teams With Beyonce’s #BeyGOOD Initiative and Matches $100,000 HBCU Donation

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After Beyoncé announced that she would be donating $100,000 to four Historically Black Colleges/Universities (HBCU) through her #BeyGOOD initiative, Google.org announced they are stepping up to match Queen Bey’s donation. This newly-added donation will grant four additional HBCU students $25,000 each toward scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic school year, bringing the number of institutions receiving funds […]

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

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There is nothing like an HBCU Homecoming. 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 celebrated 150 years of Black […]

HBCU News: Morehouse College Reveals New President

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As we ready the SpelHouse 2017 homecoming celebration this weekend, Morehouse College has just announced that they have named David A. Thomas as its 12th president. Thomas is currently the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He will assume the role of president of the college on January 1, 2018. […]

Jada Pinkett Smith To Be Honored at HBCU Power Awards in Morehouse College

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The HBCU Power Awards has announced that actress, singer-songwriter, director and philanthropist Jada Pinkett-Smith will receive the Icon Award at this evening of excellence on Friday, October 20, 7PM at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA. Smith began her acting career as the feisty Lena from the 80s sitcom A Different World, a show that brought […]

Fast and Furious Star Pays It Forward

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Words by Alexandra Salandy & NDSmith Miracles can happen! Lorenzo Murphy Jr. (known to his community as Zo The Motivator) is proof of that. A 23-year-old Morehouse College student from Compton, Lorenzo’s wildest dreams became reality shortly after meeting Tyrese Gibson. Advertisement The streets of Compton aren’t known for producing scholars (though folk like director […]

TheSource.com Talks to Bakari Pace about his book “Enough. For All, Forever”

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Bakari Pace is a soon to be published author whose first book “Enough. For All, Forever” attempts to tackle issues of scarcity, hunger, poverty and many other related issues that have plagued civilizations for centuries. Pace uses the attention grabbing title to hook the reader in, as he delves into his theory of why he […]