McDaniel, the first Black person to win an Academy Award, donated her Oscar to Howard University before her death. But the plaque mysteriously went missing, likely sometime around the 1960s or 1970s.
The leaders of four historically Black medical schools are telling U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders that the federal government needs to bolster their funding. They spoke at a Friday hearing at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta.
Speaking at the historically Black university, President Biden delivered a familiar pitch to a demographic that helped him secure his 2020 victory in the Democratic primary: He's not Trump.
Thursday on Political Rewind: Bill White, the leader of the "Buckhead City" movement, announced he's headed for the North Georgia hills after blaming Gov. Brian Kemp for killing the effort. Meanwhile, Stacey Abrams accepted a chair position at Howard University, but she'll remain a resident of Georgia.
In her new role, Abrams will lead research across the university on political issues impacting Black Americans. She begins her multi-year appointment at the University starting this September.
Historically black colleges and universities are developing new pathways for formerly incarcerated people to earn a degree and transition
Black abortion rights leaders say reproductive justice and racial justice are inextricably connected.
The labor union argues that nurses and other licensed healthcare professionals working at the hospital have been understaffed throughout the pandemic.
The planned three-day strike was called off early Wednesday after the faculty union and the Washington, D.C., university's administration reached a tentative agreement.
Currently, there are 150 non-tenure-track, full-time teaching faculty and over 200 adjunct professors on Howard's campus.
Students at the prominent historically Black university in Washington, D.C., had been protesting poor housing conditions since Oct. 12. The details of the agreement were not immediately available.
Students began protesting outside the university center nearly two weeks ago, citing moldy dorm rooms and other problems. They say they won't leave until their demands are met.
The news is a blow to UNC, which had its reputation damaged by its trustees' initial reluctance to grant tenure to Hannah-Jones. Howard also announced writer Ta-Nehisi Coates will join its faculty.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Voting rights experts are continuing to assess the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an Arizona voting case. Many believe their decision will further weaken federal laws designed to protect the rights of minority voters. What might that mean for the many challenges to Georgia’s new election law?
The comedian defended Rashad's freedom of speech after the actress came under criticism for defending Cosby after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.