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We come back with conversation on Tom Joyner's once in a lifetime offer to Rachel Jeantel, conversation on the new culture of protesting among HBCU students, and finish up with the impact of PLUS Loan changes to black colleges... more

We talk with Mississippi Valley State University Advancement Vice President Alderman Faison about HBCU philanthropy, Southern University Athletic Director William Broussard joins us to talk SU's return to prominence as a sports... more

We take your calls and reaction to President Obama's Morehouse College commencement speech, Dr. Dre's $35 million gift to USC, and defining how HBCUs will be positioned culturally and financially.

Tonight we discuss the positive attributes from HBCU culture - from academics, to sports to culture.

We talk with Talladega College President Dr. Billy Hawkins about updates with the Amistad Murals tour and events on campus. We also discuss recent headlines out of Morehouse College and finish up with a discussion about changes to the... more

We discuss the HBCU student influence on social media, why the HBCU alumni network isn't a more powerful advocacy group, and discuss why HBCU interests don't draw more legislative attention.

We catch up with Dillard University President Dr. Walter Kimbrough about the school's outreach efforts through events and programs, as hear his thoughts on America's problem with affording higher eduction. We also talk with Theophilus... more

We talk with Alcorn State University's Dr. Derek Greenfield about the university's upcoming HBCU Diversity and Inclusion Summit. We also discussion fashion and fundraising with Howard University student Blake Van Putten about his clothing... more

A week after the CIAA Tournament, we reflect on its appeal to this year's crowd, staying in Charlotte, and how to make it even more appealing. We also discuss the breaking news about the lawsuit against Howard University and AKA, and... more

We talk with Southern University System President Ron Mason about distance learning, shared governance and the value of the Southern System. We also discuss the Retool Your School program and talk black college philanthropy.