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Howard Alum Michael Arceneaux Basically Wants To Know Who Keeps Asking Bow Wow Questions

“During the 2004 presidential campaign, Diddy launched the Vote or Die initiative,” writes Michael Arceneaux, a Howard-educated writer, in a recent piece at The...

3 HBCU Alums Named To ‘The Black And Lit’ List By BET

One North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University alum, one Morehouse College alum and one Delaware State University alum has been named to "The Black and...

Morehouse Professor Marc Lamont Hill On Being Homeless, His Love For Trap Music And...

Morehouse Professor Marc Lamont Hill recently spoke with Global Grind on all the things he manages to do in a single day—he is basically...

Lincoln University Faculty And Staff Publish Music, Books

Lincoln University, Pa. — Three Lincoln University faculty and staff have recently had their work published: Charles Pettaway released a new piano music CD, “Charles...

HBCU Love: Wale & Chloe Are Now Parents — We’re Here For This!

There is nothing quite like HBCU love. According to The Shade Room, Wale and his longtime girlfriend, Chloe Alexis, are the proud parents of their...

11 HBCU Artists You Should Listen To

With so much talent in the world of music, we often forget that many successful artists come straight outta campuses at HBCUs. You, the readers...

Grambling State University Alum Erykah Badu Is Donating Concert Funds To Clear Detroit Rape-Kit...

This is incredible. Erykah Badu is lending her name, talent and time supporting the African-American 490 Challenge, which is “raising money to fund the scientific...

HBCU Records Debuts At Bethune-Cookman University

While historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are renowned for their music programs, they are also becoming more notorious for producing quality musical artists. One...

Historically Black Paul Quinn Gives College Admission Letter To Keke Palmer

Last week, Paul Quinn College and President Michael Sorrell surprised Keke Palmer with an acceptance letter to the school during her talk with Paul...

Top HBCUs for Careers in Entertainment

Considering a career in entertainment, but still want that “A Different World” experience that your friends and family will probably never stop bragging about? ...

Artists to Watch: Ghee and Liek$tar of Delaware State University

Students come from all different walks of life just to walk amongst one another on the same campus. Besides having the common goal of...

This HBCU Grad Just Earned Her Third No.1 On Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums

Last week, Billboard announced that singer, songwriter, and television personality, and also a FAMU graduate, K. Michelle earned Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums for a third...
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5 College Survival Tips Using J Cole Songs #HBCUFreshmanBible

Going to college is like getting lost and finding something new. It's a new environment, new people and new challenges. My first year of...

PVAMU Alum Kirko Bangz Returns With ‘Playa Made’ EP

After staying under the radar for quite some time, Prairie View A&M University alumni Kirko Bangz is back with an extended play release called...

Howard University Alumnae Taraji P Henson to Host BET’s Celebration of Gospel Again

Howard alumnae Taraji P. Henson will be hosting BET’s Celebration of Gospel airing tomorrow on the network at 8 p.m. and “features spirited performances...

Watch North Carolina A&T State University Alum Terrence J in ‘The Perfect Match’ Movie...

North Carolina A&T alum Terrence J. (Think Like a Man) stars alongside Cassie Ventura (Step Up 2: The Streets) in the romantic comedy The...

Wale Makes History With the State of the Union Performance

Yesterday, Wale made history by becoming the first rapper to open the State of the Union preshow. We’re not sure what’s more cool, the fact that...

Sean “Diddy” Combs’ REVOLT TV Added to DirecTV

On Christmas Eve, REVOLT, Diddy’s multi-genre, multi-platform network that focuses on artists and the music industry, announced a deal with DirecTV that will provide...

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When a hobby became a passion, Cerese was soon traveling to gem shows and taking jewelry-making classes. Two years later, Cerese and her mom,...

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