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Howard vs. Hampton: The battle for the real HU rages on

It’s one of the most popular rivalries among all historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs): Howard University vs. Hampton University. The Mecca vs. The Home by the Sea. The Bison vs. the Pirates. HU vs. HU. In football, the rivalry between Howard and Hampton dates to their first matchup in...
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Harris makes surprise visit at Howard University football game

Vice President Kamala Harris on Saturday made a surprise visit to Audi Field, where she led the coin toss between Howard University and Hampton University for the inaugural ‘Truth and Service Classic’ football game. The big picture: Harris is the first graduate of a historically Black college or university (HBCU)...

The Best HBCU Apparel For Homecoming and Back To School 2021: FAMU, Morehouse, Howard and More

If you attended an HBCU, visited one, or have ever been to a Black college homecoming, you know it’s an experience that simply cannot be put into words. And with homecoming season right around the corner, we figured that there’s no better time to stock up on the best HBCU apparel to show support and pride for some of the greatest academic institutions in the country. When you set foot on an HBCU campus, the air of pride, love, community and happiness can immediately be felt through and through. From the roaring step shows to hanging on “the yard” and swag...

Julia Holt to pitch for Howard University

Canyon del Oro senior pitcher Julia Holt announced her commitment to play for Howard University on Sunday. Howard is located in Washington, D.C. and the Bison compete in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC). “I’m very excited to announce that I have committed to play D1 softball and further my academic...

Week 2 Sunday Night Freestyle: Quoth the Ravens, 'game'

Apple Podcasts • Spotify • Stitcher • Google Podcasts. Faced with a 4th and one near midfield with a one-point lead, Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens had two choices: punt the ball and give Patrick Mahomes about a minute to win the game, or go for it and ice the Kansas City Chiefs. Coach John Harbaugh left the choice up to Jackson and the rest was history.

‘Has Reached a Boiling Point’

Rep. August Pfluger (R-Texas) is sounding alarm after after spending a day in the border town of Del Rio, Texas, where the illegal immigrants crisis, he said, “has reached a boiling point.”. Pfluger posted on Twitter new photos showing the makeshift campsite full of individuals who illegally entered the United...

Maryland native, DC high school coach works to improve Black health

Getting the right health information to African American males, who are more likely to die prematurely, can be challenging in the age of disinformation. Forty-two-year-old Milton Yates is the current coordinator at the National African American Male Wellness Agency and founder and CEO of My Fit Fam DC. His mission is to help Black men lead a healthier lifestyle by giving them the right information.

Selma courthouse annex named for Alabama civil rights pioneers

The courthouse annex in Alabama’s Dallas County now bears the name of two prominent African-American attorneys and civil rights figures from the community — J.L. Chestnut and Bruce Boynton. News outlets report that a dedication ceremony was held Tuesday for the renamed Dallas Courthouse Annex. Chestnut was a prominent civil...