The Queen City HBCU Cookout has returned to Charlotte

Tia Boyd, founder of Queen City HBCU Cookout, turned her love for event planning to an annual HBCU festival.
By Jalon Hill | September 16, 2021

After 16 years in the NBA, JR Smith looks forward to being a student-athlete at NC A&T

The two-time NBA champion will play golf for the Greensboro HBCU while pursuing a degree in liberal studies.
By Jalon Hill | August 24, 2021

NCCU senior Tyler Fisher uses past struggles to inspire current writings

The Charlotte native has self-published three books -- all drawn from his early years growing up in poverty.
By Jalon Hill | August 11, 2021

JCSU student-athlete signs endorsement deal with Bojangles

Ky’Wuan Dukes, a redshirt freshman receiver, became the first athlete from a historically Black school to sign with the Charlotte restaurant chain.
By Jalon Hill | August 4, 2021

North Carolina Central and JCSU join Livingstone College and other HBCUs in canceling student debts.

HBCU leaders say the Covid-19 pandemic and its economic impact have created disproportionate hardships for their students.
By Jalon Hill | July 30, 2021

Duke’s Mayo Classic to feature HBCU matchup in 2022 and 2027

North Carolina A&T and North Carolina Central will play in the Duke's Mayo Classic at Bank of America Stadium in the two-game series.
By Katrina Louis | May 25, 2021

JCSU students must be vaccinated before returning to campus

Johnson C. Smith University joins a growing list of universities requiring students to be vaccinated before returning to campus this […]
By Sarafina Wright | May 18, 2021

Johnson C. Smith University awarded $1 million grant from Wells Fargo

The grant is part of Wells Fargo’s $3.2 million pledge to address economic mobility and racial equity. JCSU is one of nine recipients.
By QCity Metro | May 6, 2021

Duke Endowment will gift West End property to JCSU, a source says

The gift involves a former A&P grocery store site on W. Trade Street, just south of the JCSU campus.
By Sarafina Wright | May 3, 2021

Charlotte deejay launches new line of bottled water

DJ K.i.D., a Charlotte deejay best known for his work with the Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby, will launch K2O Water on the Livingstone College campus.
By Glenn Burkins | April 26, 2021