Many in a generation that grew up with a Black president and Black Lives Matter are embracing Black colleges and universities.
America’s network of Black colleges were founded to provide essential opportunity. For many, they’ve come to offer something else: a link to a treasured legacy.
In a new collaboration with Morehouse and Spelman colleges, Ralph Lauren honors the style legacy of Black students.
The first Black student to receive a doctorate from the University of Georgia, she devoted her life to advocating for diversity in science and math education.
The initiative, which will benefit Johns Hopkins and six other institutions, will be named in honor of Vivien Thomas, best known for his work treating “blue baby syndrome.”
The holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S. has become a focus of corporate responses to the reckoning on racial discrimination.
The Silicon Valley executive said he hoped his contribution would lead other wealthy individuals to give. “Generally, white capital flows to predominantly white institutions,” he said.