The recent bomb threat against thirteen HBCUs is the third such threat since January 4th.  The notices have disrupted classes and caused widespread fear and anger as Black History Month, a time of reflection and celebration at these historically black institutions begins.

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HBCU’s Face Bomb Threats On First Day Of Black History Month

According to CNN, the list of schools that received bomb threats includes Copping State University, Mississippi Valley State University, Tougaloo University, Morgan State University, Alcorn State University, Fort Valley State University, Jackson State University, University of the District Of Columbia, Spelman College and Edward Waters University. 

There has been no word of suspects yet. Several schools took to social media to shut down campuses for the day and advised that they would hold remote classes as emergency personnel investigated the situation. 

President Biden’s press secretary, Jen Psaki, said that the President has been briefed on the matter and that the threats were “disturbing.”

The Attack On HBCU’s

We also reported on a cyberattack on Howard University’s campus that postponed classes.

Howard University students are nearly fully back to their school grind just days after classes were canceled over a ransomware attack. In-person classes have received the green light to return but online courses will remain remote

Gucci Protests WIth Howard Students

We recently reported on Gucci Mane and Howard University students protesting the living conditions of their university and asked the administration to do more.

Students at Howard University would be celebrating their homecoming last weekend but they were too busy protesting for better housing conditions. Amid the current controversy, artists from Gucci Mane’s 1017 label decided to stand with protesting students.