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UMC featured in USA Today’s Black History Month edition

Ads for the Black College Fund and Rethink Church highlight the role the church has played in shaping U.S. history. Read More

Dr. James Sullivan with student volunteers from the Meharry 12 South Community Clinic in Nashville, Tenn. Photo courtesy Meharry.

Student-run free clinic helps serve the underserved

When a patient suffering from asthma couldn’t afford an inhaler, the clinic provided one. ‘He broke down crying.’ Your donations to the Black College Fund make a difference. Read More

Civil Rights Movement ‘a galaxy away’

Freedom Summer did not affect young man as he was growing up in Dallas, but learning about it years later had a profound effect. Read More

Dorothy Smith, dean of the college of general studies at Dillard University in New Orleans.

Freedom School leads to fulfillment of dream

A youthful Freedom School experience introduced a Dillard dean to Black History, a foreign language and photography. Read More

Apportioned Funds

The main way we support the ministries of the church is through our apportioned funds, a method of giving that proportionally allocates the churchwide budget to conferences and local churches. Read More

United Methodist HBCUs recruit minorities in STEM

United Methodist historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), supported by The United Methodist Church's Black College Fund, are working to recruit more women and minorities in the academic areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Read More

Ebony ranks United Methodist colleges among top schools

Six United Methodist-related colleges and universities were among the top ranked historically black colleges and universities included in the September issue of Ebony magazine. Read More

Bishop candidates visit black caucus

For the first time, all U.S. endorsed candidates seeking to become bishops met and were blessed by Black Methodists for Church Renewal. Read More

John Wesley and black colleges

Walter Kimbrough writes that United Methodists can see the social principles in action when they support the Black College Fund. Read More

Meharry tackles health care from all angles

From cancer research to community partnerships to reduce diabetes, historic Meharry keeps an eye on the future. Read More

Doctor buys hospital to aid rural health

Meharry Medical College graduate models dedication to the poor in Mississippi. "We have to stop making excuses and do more." Read More

Meharry looks to close health-care gap

A mix of medical expertise and political advocacy is key to stopping disparities in health care for the poor, says United Methodist medical college. Read More

Dental school cares for entire community

Since oral health is a path to overall health, Meharry School of Dentistry instills in its students a passion for serving the underserved. Read More

Meharry attacks HIV/AIDS in lab, streets

African-American women are 15 times more likely to become infected with HIV. One medical school is trying to find out why. Read More

At Meharry, M.D. means ‘Make a Difference’

United Methodist-related medical college works to change inequity in health care that racial and ethnic minorities often face. Read More

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