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Allen-Jones Scholarship Boosts Support For 1st-Generation Students

“From her earliest years at UAA, I admired how Vara brought diverse perspectives together and created a shared vision for supporting students to achieve...

Autherine Lucy Foster, A Critical Figure in the Civil Rights Movement, Dies at 92

Autherine Foster “was the embodiment of courage,” said Rep. Chris England, D-Tuscaloosa, who chairs the organization. “As the first Black student to attend the...

The Impact of COVID-19 on HBCUs and Black Students

In March 2020, when college campuses across the country closed and sent students home, many HBCUs continued to house hundreds of students who did...

High School Senior Applications for $6 Billion in College Grants Drop 16%

By Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) is encouraging high school students to apply for $6 billion in...

PRESS ROOM: Gravitas Ventures Acquires Documentary, “Twenty Pearls: The Story of Alpha Kappa Alpha...

“The story of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is not a Black story; it is an American story. Through our partnership with Gravitas, our goal...