On Saturday, Parkwood Entertainment announced that Beyoncé and Jay-Z will be awarding $100,000 each to 11 high school students for the 2018-2019 school year. The students will be awarded based on academic merit and financial need and selected by Boys and Girls Club of America branches in 11 “On the Run II” markets—Atlanta, Orlando, Miami, Arlington, New […]
Benedict College has named its first woman president in the historically black college’s 147-year existence. Roslyn Clark Artis becomes Benedict’s 14th president as of Sept. 1, the college in downtown Columbia has announced. She succeeds David H. Swinton, who was president for 23 years. She has a doctoral degree in higher education leadership and policy […]
Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Yara, who […]
Under this new universal public college tuition plan, students will have waived tuition if their families earn less than $120,000 a year.
Plus, University of Texas-San Antonio offering academic course on Beyoncé's "Lemonade" and Trayvon Martin's parents will release new memoir about their son's death in Jan. 2017.
Nick Cannon has played a student on screen, but this time around, it’s the real thing. The turban rocking-host announced via social media over the weekend that he’ began his matriculation at prestigious Howard University in Washington, D.C. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJV-IL7jfjt/ Nick will join the likes of Toni Morrison, Thurgood Marshall, Stokely Carmichael and more as honorable Howard […]