Excerpt: I am a reflection of Justice Thurgood Marshall because... I am the 1st African American female engineer in my family as well as the 1st African American female engineer throughout my surrounding communities. Just as Justice Marshall forged forward and was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court, I too, before my legacy has concluded, will forge forward breaking barriers for African American women in STEM careers.
If it wasn't for TMCF... I would not have graduated from Norfolk State University with a 3.49 grade point average majoring in Optical Engineering with Read More >
Primary Headline: Jeffrey Holmes
Secondary Headline: Morgan State University
Sub Headline: Payne Global Initiative Participant
Excerpt: If it weren’t for TMCF, I would not have known a world existed outside of the greater Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan area. TMCF gave me the opportunity to study abroad in China, which allowed me to immerse myself in a culture very different from my own.
Primary Headline: TMCF CONGRATULATES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE ON HBCUs, JOHNATHAN M. HOLIFIELD
Secondary Headline: Press Release
Sub Headline: September 18, 2017
Excerpt: Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds President Trump’s decision to name a new executive director for the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Johnathan M. Holifield has more than 20 years of multidisciplinary business and government experience, which will help lead the critical work of developing a robust policy and budgetary agenda to positively impact HBCUs, including our 47 publicly-supported member-schools.
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) applauds President Trump’s decision to name a new executive director for the White House Initiative on Histori Read More >
Primary Headline: The White House Should Postpone Its HBCU Conference
Secondary Headline: Op-Ed
Sub Headline: September 14, 2017
Excerpt: Our students and our leaders deserve more than to be a catalyst for liberal or conservative groups to use the conference as an agenda amplifier; especially when HBCUs have hard work ahead in securing partnerships to promote and to bolster institutional strengths in STEM, national defense, public health, secondary education, entrepreneurship and business management.