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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.

57-Year-Old Grandmother Earns Bachelor’s Degree From An HBCU

A 57-year-old grandmother of 12 who admitted that college "was a rough four years" will graduate from a historically black college or university alongside...

Morehouse College’s Student Newspaper, The Maroon Tiger, Presents Blk Boys

It's not every college newspaper staff hopes to create a project on the 21st-century black man. But Morehouse College's student newspaper, The Maroon Tiger, and...

HBCU Grad: Trump Deserves To Be Among These Past Men Named Time’s Person Of...

Whether you love him for his entrepreneur spirit, frankness, and ad libs, or hate him for his political hardheadedness, narcissistic ego, and big personality, you...

Ready, Set, Vote: EBONY’s HBCU Campus Queens Contest Returns

Are you ready to vote? PVAMU! Please vote me into the TOP 10 for Ebony Magazine's HBCU Campus Queens Edition! Check out my youtube video!...

UNCF Just Launched $35M Initiative To Improve Job Outcomes For HBCU Grads

A degree is no guarantee of success in the job market, in particular for black college grads. Many recent black college grads are underemployed...

DSU Student Mia Jones Crowned Miss Delaware USA 2017

A junior at historically black Delaware State University in Dover, Mia E. Jones, daughter of  Erik and Nneka Jones — both DSU alumni from the...

An Inside Look At Why Enrollment At HBCUs Across The Country Is On The...

I went to college in Ohio and spent the best four plus years of my life at historically black Central State University in Wilberforce. CSU...

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About HBCUs

Many think that historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) promote racism or believe that these institutions aren't diverse — both are entirely false and...

55-Year-Old S.C. State Student Gets His Dreams Fulfilled Of Playing College Football

According to ESPN, 55-year-old Joe Thomas Sr. is studying engineering at historically black South Carolina State University — and revived his athletic career. He also...

Mourning The Death Of Dr. Debra Saunders-White

On Saturday, the leader of historically black North Carolina Central University Debra Saunders-White died at the age of 59. Becoming the 11th chancellor of...

Howard Tops Wall Street Journal’s Ranking Of Best Historically Black Colleges And Universities

In case you were worried that Howard was losing its edge, this news will let you rest easy. Howard has been ranked as the best...

HBCU, PWI Presidents Write Open Letter To Trump Urging Him To Condemn Hate Crimes

109 university and college presidents, including seven black university and college presidents, have penned an open letter to President-elect Donald Trump urging him to...

#MenOfXavier Movement Trends On Twitter

The men of Xavier University of Louisiana (fondly known as XULA) has decided to take to social media and expressed their love for XULA. Shortly...

A Portion Of The Proceeds Of ASU Alum 2 Chainz’s Clothing Line Will Be...

It seems 2 Chainz is getting into the spirit of giving. The HBCU alum is donating part of his clothing line's (CEO Millionaires) proceeds to homeless...

5 Reasons Why You Should Get In On Supporting HBCUs And Excellence

According to the website allstatequotesforeducation.com, for each insurance quote, Allstate will donate $10 to the Tom Joyner Foundation in support of HBCU students, up to $250,000. The...

Could A Central State University Alum Be Headed To Trump’s White House?

Despite being mocked in the Central State University community for being a Trump supporter, Omarosa Manigault still could be headed to the White House. The...

Colin Kaepernick Was Just Blasted By This HBCU Grad For Not Voting

“As far as I’m concerned, Colin Kaepernick is absolutely irrelevant," said an ESPN personality. It was a public criticism from Stephen A. Smith, a Winston-Salem...

HBCU Grad Cornell William Brooks Discusses Civil Rights In Trump’s America

Cornell William Brooks, the president of the NAACP, spoke to Ozy about exactly what happens to Civil Rights in Trump's America, how he sees...
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