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Tommy G. Meade Jr.

Tommy G. Meade Jr.
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Tommy G. Meade Jr. is the editor-in-chief of HBCU Buzz, the leading source of HBCU news, where he writes on a wide variety of topics, from HBCU culture and entertainment, sports and technology to black college history, Greek life, politics and the African diaspora. Formerly, he was a Staff Writer of HBCU Buzz and a corps member at City Year. His work has appeared in Black Enterprise, and on other leading HBCU outlets. He is an alum of Central State University and is a proud member Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. He lives in Columbus.

Common Says Supporting HBCUs Is The Most Important Thing We Can Do Right Now

Common recently spoke with The Huffington Post about the importance of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Citing his time at FAMU, Common feels like his...

Kaine, In A Speech Friday At FAMU, Links Trump To “Ku Klux Klan Values”

Tim Kaine tied Donald Trump to “Ku Klux Klan values” and “David Duke values” in a speech to a mostly black student audience at...

Why Don’t More Black Greeks On Campus At HBCUs Come Out As Gay?

In early 2015, I wrote about one particular Central State University student who asked the Black Greeks on campus at the school one simple...

Hampton University Brought Them Together. Now, They’re Getting Married.

Chances are you’re not going to find love on campus at your school, but that’s not stopping these two Hampton University grads from tying...

73 HBCU Students Named As White House HBCU All-Stars

The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities announced its third class of HBCU All-Stars on Friday. Seventy-three students at several HBCUs across...

CAU Art Museum Launches ’20/21 Visions’

The Clark Atlanta University Art Museum will launch a new series this fall called “20/21 Visions," the school announced on Thursday. According to a...

Nick Cannon Says He’s A Freshman At Howard University. Here’s What Every Freshman At...

Nick Cannon has enrolled as a freshman at historically black Howard University in the nation’s capital, according to a photo Cannon shared on his...

Longtime Black Press Advocate, HBCU Grad George Curry Dies At Age 69

The Knoxville College family and the HBCU community are deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of George Curry. He was 69. His sister, Christie Love,...

Hampton’s Francena McCorory Wins Second Olympic Gold In Women’s 4×400 Relay

She came, she saw, she conquered. From the beginning, there were probably few questions of whether Hampton’s Francena McCorory and the 2016 Olympic relay...

Halima Leak Francis On Where Black Greeks Fit In The Social Justice Puzzle

Halima Leak Francis, writing at HBCULifestyle.com, highlights three areas where Black Greeks can build on their contribution to social justice. See one of our...

The Hilltop’s Online Website Expected To Be Fully Operational By Fall 2016

The Hilltop‘s online website is expected to be fully operational on Wednesday, and just in time for the new academic year at Howard University...

FAMU Police Report Robbery Near Campus

FAMU police are investigating a robbery that occurred near the intersection of Barbourville Drive and Martin Luther King Boulevard. The FAMU police department told the...

Central State Welcomes Large New Class Of Freshmen

It looks like the Class of 2020 will be deep this year on campus at historically black Central State University, and, not to be...

Hampton Alum Marion Christopher Barry Has Died At The Age Of 36

Marion Christopher Barry, the son of late District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, died on Sunday at the age of 36. The Hampton University alum...

Former Stillman College Star Jeff Henderson Claims Gold Medal At Rio Olympics

How does it feel to win the gold after all the work you had put in? For former Stillman College standout Jeff Henderson, who, in...

Spelman Considers Policy For Transgender Students

Perhaps you heard, and were overjoyed and excited by, the latest news happening at Spelman College, a black women's college that is leading all other...

Bennett College And Its President Agree To Part Ways

Dr. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of historically black Bennett College, is leaving the college to pursue other opportunities. The college’s board of trustees issued a...

Former NCAT Star Tony McRae Signs With Cincinnati Bengals

Former N.C. A&T standout Tony McRae has been picked up by the Cincinnati Bengals. He is expected to get some playing time earlier on...

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