The National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education is the not-for-profit umbrella organization of the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs).

HBCU-MSI 2016 Coalition Letter on Title III FY16 Appropriations


NewsOne Now

Roland Martin and a panel of guests discuss President Obama’s remarks about HBCUs. Lezli Baskerville, CEO of NAFEO, says President Obama’s statements about HBCU graduation rates are unfounded.

Looking Back

From the NAFEO 40th Conference, this historical short produced by American Technologies shares the history of NAFEO and the important role that HBCUs play in America’s success.

In The News

President Baskerville and Dr. William Spriggs, one of America’s foremost economists, talk with Mr. Roland Martin, journalist, author, media maven, and host of the syndicated television talk show, “Washington Watch,” about NAFEO’s Advocacy Initiative, “Emancipation Education.”

NAFEO Nation Salutes the 73 HBCU Students From 63 Colleges & Universities
Designated 2016 White House Initiative on HBCUs Campus All Stars


  • Birmingham – JerAnthony Colvin, Talladega College, Talladega, Ala.
  • Catherine – Shannon Baldwin, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical College, Huntsville, Ala.
  • Tuscaloosa – Jasmine Lavendar, Stillman College, Tuscaloosa, Ala.


  • Opelousas – Russell Williams, Philander Smith College, Little Rock, Ark.


  • Los Angeles – Paris Adkins-Jackson, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Md.
  • Riverside – Breanna Lumpkin, Lane College, Jackson, Tenn.


  • Norwalk – Andre Earls, Wiley College, Marshall, Texas


  • Brittney Young – Howard University, District of Columbia


  • Fort Lauderdale – Kennedy James, Virginia State University, Petersburg, Va.
  • Miami Gardens – Dominique Nicholson , Florida Memorial University, Miami Gardens, Fla.
  • Miami – Kiara Johnson, Houston-Tillotson University, Austin, Texas
  • Tampa – Victoria Harrison, Bethune Cookman University, Daytona Beach, Fla.


  • Albany – Angelica Howard, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Albany – Chelsea Basley, Albany State University, Albany, Ga.
  • Atlanta – Jarell Jordan, Morehouse College, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Atlanta – Gabriel Carter, Oakwood University, Huntsville, Ala.
  • Atlanta – Alicia Montgomery, Savannah State University, Savannah, Ga.
  • Dehli – Vishal Singh, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Ga.


  • Abednego Commey, Tougaloo College, Tougalo, Miss.


  • Chicago – Ashley Reid, Spelman College, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Chicago – Christopher Simpson, Edward Waters College, Jacksonville, Fla.


  • Baton Rouge – Kalaia Tripeaux, Southern University Agricultural and Mechanical College, Baton Rouge, La.
  • Mount Hernon – Karla Martin, Xavier University, New Orleans, La.
  • Rustonm – Endiah Green, Grambling State University, Grambling, La.


  • Baltimore – Wanda Parks, Coppin State University, Baltimore, Md.
  • Beltsville – Benjamin Webster, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, Md.
  • Fort Washington – Ashleigh Williams, Hampton University, Hampton, Va.
  • Lanham – Donovan Blake, Bowie State University, Bowie, Md.
  • Silver Spring – Rachel Kenlaw, Howard University, Washington, D.C.


  • Detroit – Michael McGee, Hampton University, Hampton, Va.
  • Detroit – Tiffany Brockington, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
  • Detroit – Vester Waters, Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, Miss.
  • Oakland Charter Township – JaMon Patterson, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Madison – James Griffin, Jackson State University, Jackson, Miss.
  • Lamar – Savahn Jordan, Rust College, Holly Springs, Miss.


  • Raymond – Sabrevian Davis, Hinds Community College, Raymond, Miss.


  • Blue Springs – Alexis Pulliam, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Ala.
  • Kansas City – Jeanna Johnson, Dillard University, New Orleans, La.
  • St. Louis – Jabreia Taylor, Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Ky.


  • Las Vegas – Joselyn Miller, Alabama State University, Montgomery, Ala.


  • Freehold – Edgar Ortiz, Delaware State University, Dover, Del.
  • Turnersville – Pearis Bellamy, Hampton University, Hampton, Va.


  • Brooklyn – Destiny Modeste, Paul Quinn College, Dallas, Texas
  • Staten Island – Brianna Fugate, Spelman College, Atlanta, Ga.


  • Temilade Aladeniyi – North Carolina Central University, Durham, N.C.


  • Concord – Paul McGee, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Durham – Tremell Parker, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, N.C.
  • Durham – Asheley Taylor, Bennett College, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Fayetteville – Kenya Glover, Livingstone College, Salisbury, N.C.
  • Fayetteville – Terrance McNeil, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • Henderson – Niya Brooks, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, N.C.
  • Lexington – Deja Young, North Carolina Central University, Durham, N.C.


  • Akron – Britney Gibbs, Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio


  • Muskogee – Nicholas Simon, Langston University, Langston, Okla.


  • Boothwyn – Anitra Jackson, Cheney University of Pennsylvania, Cheney, Pa.


  • Aynor – Malcom Shealer, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Orangeburg – Kingsley Uche, Claffin University, Orangeburg, S.C.
  • Orangeburg – Quinn Smith, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, S.C.


  • Memphis – Janeisha Harris, Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tenn.
  • Memphis – Jasmine Dean, Rust College, Holly Springs, Miss.


  • DeSoto – Wendon Blair, Jarvis Christian College, Hawkins, Texas
  • Houston – Kaleb Taylor, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas
  • Houston – Sekia Wyatt, Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas
  • Manville – Elijah Sharpe, Lincoln University of Missouri, Jefferson City, Mo.
  • San Antonio – Damon Lake, St. Phillips College, San Antonio, Texas
  • Texarkana – Stacy Roberson, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga.


  • Bristow – Chayse Lavallais, Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical University, Prairie View, Texas
  • Newport News – Ravin Vick, Norfolk State College, Norfolk, Va.
  • Norfolk – Na’eem Wilkins, Shaw University, Raleigh, N.C.
  • Richmond – Danielle Ebelle, Virginia Union University, Richmond, Va.


  • Bluefield – Michael Bennett, Bluefield State University, Bluefield, W.Va.


  • St. Kitts – Joash Liburd, University of the Virgin Islands, St. Kitts, UVI