Yale University said it would continue to name a residential college after John C. Calhoun, a 19th century slavery defender. University officials decided, however, to stop addressing residential faculty as masters.

Harvard appoints first African-American faculty dean. This comes on the heels of a medical school student petition calling demanding diversity.

9th Wonder’s documentary film “The Hip-Hop Fellow” will make its world premiere at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival on April 5th. RELATED: Rapsody Flaunts A Billionaire’s Flow On “Dark Knights” [EXCLUSIVE] “The Hip-Hop Fellow” follows Grammy Award winning producer, 9th Wonder’s tenure at Harvard University, as he teaches “The Standards of Hip-Hop” course, conducts research […]

Kanye West may have found his true calling. The Chicago producer/MC gave a brief lecture to some design students at Harvard University before his Yeezus tour stop in Boston. Must Watch: Tatyana Ali Talks About Black Experience At Harvard West was joined by Virgil Abloh, the creative director of his brand DONDA, and gave an impassioned speech […]

Like many great rappers, Nas has wrote a few inspirational songs for young adults throughout his career, however, Nas is one of very few artists to be affiliated with Harvard University. The 39 year old Queensbridge rapper is being rewarded by the Ivy League University with the “Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship” at its W.E.B Du […]

Whoever thought Hip Hop music would make it into the classroom? Sure, pioneering MC KRS-One calls himself “The Teacha”, but no one could foresee a college course being taught on Tupac Shakur, or college professors incorporating rap lyrics into their curriculum. Must Watch: Rapsody Explains How She Got Some “Kind Of Love” From Idris Elba [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] […]

While New York  Knick’s point guard Jeremy Lin is riding high after last night’s defeat of the Lakers, let’s not forget he’s still a brainiac at heart.  The NBA’s first American born Chinese player is an Ivy League graduate, who maintained a 3.1 GPA while attending Harvard University. The talented ball player shows off his […]

[ooyala code=”9leTg0Mzo8jAkMFEVRPgB-rlKCLJTmct”] In our next installment of “Alumni” actress Tatyana Ali gives us some insight into the African-American experience at Harvard University. The Brooklyn-born actress graduated from the Ivy League school in 2002 and says that among her activities on campus was being a stepper! Watch the clip for the scoop. More posts in “Alumni”… […]