Chadwick Boseman delivered a powerful commencement speech at Howard University on Saturday. Boseman praised student protesters in his speech, who spent nine days occupying the Howard administration building, and described his early struggles as a black actor. After accepting an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters, Boseman did the “Wakanda Forever” salute to the cheers of […]
Concerned Howard University Administrators, Faculty and Staff join students of Howard University in calling for the removal of embattled President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, who hosted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in mid-February.
Howard University President Wayne Frederick welcomed U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos with open arms. Only time will tell if Frederick made a wise decision. DeVos, the polarizing Education Secretary, got her first photo-op at a historically Black college since her razor-thin confirmation thanks to Frederick’s high-profile meeting. A billionaire who is facing mounting […]
According to reports, not one Washington, D.C., band has applied to be a part of Donald Trump's inaugural parade.
New national Black poll quantifies the political pulse of the African-American electorate ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
An esteemed African-American chemist dies in a home fire. George Nauflett is credited with earning at least 26 patents.
Howard University on Sunday honored Cathy Hughes, Founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc., the largest Black-owned multi-media company in the country, at the unveiling of the Cathy Hughes School of Communications.
On Sunday, October 23rd, at 12 Noon EDST, Howard University will host an official ceremony to rename it’s School of Communications for Cathy Hughes, the Founder and Chairperson of Radio One, Inc. You can watch the live stream of the official unveiling ceremony from this page. The renaming follows a multi-million dollar gift to the […]
Team Trump wants to hold an event on the campus of Howard University, but the university has not invited the presidential candidate.
Rickey Smiley got the opportunity to chat with Cathy Hughes, the founder of Radio One and the boss of literally everyone on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show. She celebrates ten years of the morning show and discusses why she loves Dish Nation and Rickey Smiley For Real. She also talks about being back on the […]
The Tony Awards set the bar for diversity on Sunday evening as several actors and actresses of color were recognized for their work; a major difference from the #OscarsSoWhite controversy that ensued earlier this year. For the first time in the ceremony’s history, four musical acting awards were nabbed by Black actors. Broadway hit show […]
Watch Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel discuss Pres. Obama's commencement speech at Howard University in the video clip above.