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The Race To The First Billion Dollar HBCU Endowment: Can Anyone Catch Howard?

By William A. Foster, IV Whenever I may be tempted to slack up and let the business run for awhile on its own impetus, I picture my competitor sitting at a desk in his opposition house, thinking and thinking with … Continue reading

The Double-Edged Sword Of White Philanthropy Into HBCUs

“When the white man came, we had the land and they had the Bibles. Now they have the land and we have the Bibles.” – Chief Dan George Let us be clear, we need the money. Over 95 percent of … Continue reading

Howard v. Harvard: Financial Takeaways From The HBCU-Ivy League Game Of The Century (Or So We Hoped)

This game was building in hype from the moment it was announced. The premier academic higher education institutions that represented the best of European American and the best of African America. Schools known best for their academics who also happen … Continue reading

Will Morehouse’s 2019 Class Be The Greatest Donors In HBCU History? After Robert F. Smith’s Donation, They Better Be

“The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.” – Mary R. Beard By now we have all heard the breaking news, on May 19th in the year of our lord 2019, Robert F. Smith, an angel of God descended upon … Continue reading

Brother To Brother: Sorry Jarrett, Athletics Can Not Save Us, But Research & Entrepreneurship Can

“And this is going to piss Will off when I say this, but go get a football coach.” – Jarrett Carter I open this “letter” to my dear brother saying that we have known each other for many years and … Continue reading