College

Johnson C Smith University joins many other universities in requiring students to get the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to campus. In a press release from May 12, the University announced as they prepare to welcome students back to the campus fall semester, students are required to return fully vaccinated. Under the policy, students must complete […]

Yara Shahidi has got her pick of schools to attend this fall! As college acceptance season begins to wind down, many high school seniors are still waiting to find out which school they got into. The Black-ish star, however, doesn’t have to wonder because she got into all the schools she applied for. Yara, who […]

Marvel Comics character Riri Williams, an African-American woman superhero, was featured in MIT’s admissions video.

They say the best revenge is success and 18-year old Allie Dowdle just got her first big retribution.

Dee-1’s Knowledge For College Tour with Sallie Mae will travel from college to college, teaching students the importance of borrowing responsibly.

Nate Parker discussed the research he had to do in order to write “The Birth Of A Nation,” with the detail and historical accuracy necessary to make the world believable. He explains how he captured the personality of Nat Turner using slave narratives, and talks about why he thought it was important to put an […]

Nate Parker opened up about handling the backlash he has experienced in the midst of press for his historic film, “The Birth Of A Nation,” as the resurfacing of a rape charge from college (of which he was acquitted) ushered in the heavy critical eye of the public. He explains why he kept pushing through, […]

Everything that P. Diddy does, he does big. While performing in Washington, DC on Thursday, the Bad Boy founder announced a pledge of $1 million to Howard University, the prestigious HBCU that he attended. The money is for the Sean Combs Scholarship Fund, which was designed to help to shape a new generation of HU students.  During the concert, […]

Nick Cannon has played a student on screen, but this time around, it’s the real thing. The turban rocking-host announced via social media over the weekend that he’ began his matriculation at prestigious Howard University in Washington, D.C. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJV-IL7jfjt/ Nick will join the likes of Toni Morrison, Thurgood Marshall, Stokely Carmichael and more as honorable Howard […]

Since 2010, every single Urban Prep graduate has been accepted to a four-year college or university.