On Tuesday, March 15, Ralph Lauren announced an upcoming capsule collection titled A Portrait of the American Dream, that blends the brand’s classic Americana stylings with the sartorial heritage of Atlanta-based HBCUs Morehouse College and Spelman College.

Ms. Taniyah Pilgrim and Mr. Messiah Young were heading home from a protest event on Sunday when cops approached them.

A shooting late Tuesday night (August 20) near Clark Atlanta University has left two students of the school and two others from Spelman College injured. The four victims, aged 17 to 19, were all listed in stable condition and footage of the shooting has been captured.

Signs accusing male students of rape have been popping up across the campuses of Spelman College & Morehouse College in recent days.

One of the most elite institutions for Black women in the country is receiving a huge grant from ExxonMobil, $1 million to put towards scholarships for women interested in pursuing technology related degrees. The historically Black college made the announcement Friday saying that six women will be eligible for the scholarships which will cover their […]

On Saturday, Devonni Maunel “Devo” Benton was sentenced to life plus 25 years for the murder of Spelman College sophomore Jasmine Lynn. Benton was found guilty of murder and two counts of aggravated assault for the shooting that took place in September of 2009. The additional 25 years given to Benton, 21, are credited to […]

The trial for the Spelman college student killed on the campus of Clark Atlanta University has begun. As previously reported 20-year-old Jasmine Lynn was killed September 3 walking on the University’s campus. According to police two men were fighting when shots rang out leaving Lynn struck fatally in the chest. Devonni Manuel Benton was arrested […]

President Obama’s administration has agreed to increase funding to the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities. In the President’s 2011 fiscal year budget he calls for an increase of $98 million for HBCUs nationwide. The administration is also said to be looking to increase Pell Grants and double Perkins loans and tuition tax credits. The […]

Spelman student Jasmine Lynn was hit in the chest by a stray bullet while walking with friends to the neighboring campus of Clark Atlanta University. The 19-year-old student was struck around 12:30 a.m. when shots were fired on the Clark Atlanta campus, according to Fox news. Keith Meadows of the Atlanta Police Department said Lynn’s […]

On Monday, the Atlanta City Council voted to buy and complete a collection of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s papers by using city bonds. Pulling funds from a $40 million tax allocation bond directed to the Center for Civil and Human Rights (CCHR), it will pay off the remaining $11.5 million that is owed […]