Howard University becomes first HBCU to partner with the Pentagon

(WASHINGTON) -- Howard University has become the first Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to partner with the Pentagon for military technology research featuring a five-year, $90 million contract.The research center is the first Department of Defense university research center sponsored by the Air... Read More.

Vice President Harris boosts HBCU funding following bomb threats

(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President Kamala Harris is set to announce that historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will be eligible for new grant funding following a series of bomb threats made against them.The Project School Emergency Response to Violence (SERV) program under the Department... Read More.

A look inside the 1st HBCU police academy

(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) -- To address the lack of diversity in law enforcement, Lincoln University, in Jefferson City, Missouri, has opened the first police academy at a historically Black college or university (HBCU).Today, 71.5% of U.S. police officers are white and police departments are... Read More.

Deion Sanders shares why he chose to coach at an HBCU

By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders is making a historic move to the sidelines.The two-time Super Bowl winner has been named the head coach of Jackson State University’s football program.