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HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) presents a traditional gift to the Miss UAPB organization during homecoming

HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) President and Founder Demetrius Johnson Jr., attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s homecoming last week to present a traditional gift to the Miss University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff organization. This year’s crowned queen is Ashleigh Tate, a Pine Bluff, Arkansas native senior at the university majoring in Education… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) presents a traditional gift to the Miss UAPB organization during homecoming

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Chicago State University to open doors to Chicago Public High School Students during teachers strike

CHICAGO, IL – Chicago State University, a predominately black institution located on 9501 S. King Drive on Chicago’s South Side has announced that the institution will open its doors to more than 300 Chicago Public  high school students in response to the impending CPS Teachers Strike which is schedule to take place on October 11.… Continue reading Chicago State University to open doors to Chicago Public High School Students during teachers strike

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HBCU Campaign Fund Announces its 2nd Annual Hottest HBCU DJ Competition

Who is the HOTTEST DJ on the “Yard” within the campuses of the 107 historically black college and university? HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization announces its second year of its “Hottest HBCU DJ” competition, which will begin voting on October 12th and run until the 31st. Last year competition winner was Chris Marshall, who goes… Continue reading HBCU Campaign Fund Announces its 2nd Annual Hottest HBCU DJ Competition

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Remembering former Benedict College and Tuskegee University President Dr. Benjamin Payton

After serving the mission of Tuskegee University for almost 30 years as president, Dr. Benjamin Payton passed away on the morning of Wednesday, September 28, 2016. Dr. Payton was one of nine children born to Reverend Leroy R. and Sarah Payton in Orangeburg, South Carolina. His father was a rural Baptist minister as well as… Continue reading Remembering former Benedict College and Tuskegee University President Dr. Benjamin Payton

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Writer, HBCU alum, Civil Rights and Prominent Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King to speak at Philander Smith College

LITTLE ROCK, AR – Writer, HBCU alum, Civil Rights and prominent Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King will serve as the keynote speaker at a community event entitled “#BlackLivesMatter in the Media.” This free and open to the public event will take place on Friday, September 30, 2016 at 5:30 pm in the M.L. Harris… Continue reading Writer, HBCU alum, Civil Rights and Prominent Black Lives Matter activist Shaun King to speak at Philander Smith College

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Author, hip-hop scholar and political activist Kevin Powell to speak at KSU

FRANKFORT, KY – Acclaimed author, hip-hop scholar and political activist Kevin Powell will speak to students on Wednesday, September 7 and Thursday, September 8 at Kentucky State University, located in Frankfort, Kentucky. On Wednesday, September 7, Powell will hold “Conversations with Kevin: Ladies Only” at 7pm in the Student Center Ballroom. The hip-hop scholar will than… Continue reading Author, hip-hop scholar and political activist Kevin Powell to speak at KSU

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HCF celebrates the 53rd Anniversary mark of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund organization celebrates today which marks the 53rd anniversary of one of the largest political rallies for human rights demanding civil and economic rights for African-Americans in the United States, the March on Washington which took placed on August 28, 1963. The march was organized by A. Phillip Randolph… Continue reading HCF celebrates the 53rd Anniversary mark of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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NCAT Alum Terrence J to give keynote address during Welcome Week Convocation on August 16

  GREENBORO, NC – North Carolina A&T State University, an HBCU located in Greensboro, North Carolina, is prepared to welcome students into its largest freshman class in school history this week. To jump start the new academic year, the university is hosting a week-long series of events and activities which began August 13 and will… Continue reading NCAT Alum Terrence J to give keynote address during Welcome Week Convocation on August 16

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HCF announces its Student Assembly Board of Directors program and open application process

CHICAGO, IL – HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF), a non-profit organization based in Chicago with the mission to supporting the significance and campaigning to raising funds for students scholarships and services at HBCU’s, has announced its Student Assembly Board of Directors program. The Student Assembly Board of Directors (SABoD) is a component comprised of HBCU students… Continue reading HCF announces its Student Assembly Board of Directors program and open application process

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ECSU Chancellor Conway gives State of the University Address to Faculty and Staff

ELIZABETH CITY, NC.- Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Thomas E.H. Conway Jr., stood before an auditorium full of faculty members and educators delivering a State of University speech that at its core extolled the virtues of excellence. The speech was delivered on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, during the Faculty Institute on the ECSU campus. Conway… Continue reading ECSU Chancellor Conway gives State of the University Address to Faculty and Staff