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Tommy G. Meade Jr.

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Tommy G. Meade Jr. is the Editor-in-Chief of HBCU Buzz. He is a Central State University alum and is a proud member of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Meade formerly was a Staff Writer for HBCU Buzz. In 2012, he was selected by Luke Lawal Jr. to lead HBCU Buzz.

From Inmate To Inspiration: A Short Q&A With FAMU Grad Dontae Thompson

Dontae Thompson is living proof that there are, indeed, second chances and he's helping youth turn their lives around. In a post on Instagram, Thompson wrote...

Bethune-Cookman University Prez On Betsy DeVos As Speaker: ‘Mary McLeod Bethune Would Approve’

Dr. Edison O. Jackson — who has invited Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to speak at Bethune-Cookman University’s spring commencement — has responded to the criticism issued by B-CU...

Beyoncé Offering Scholarships To Two Female Students At HBCUs

Beyoncé has announced the funding of her new college scholarship for young women, Formation Scholars program. Beyoncé, who is celebrating the one-year anniversary of Lemonade, is...

B-CU Students Launches Petition To Block Betsy DeVos From Speaking At Their Commencement

Bethune-Cookman University students and alumni launched a petition to rally support for their efforts to block Betsy DeVos from speaking at their commencement. The petition,...

Historically Black Colleges Are Quitting Smoking

Historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, are quitting smoking to prevent "young adults from starting tobacco use." New policies aim to ease health...

HBCU Students Trying To Bring Back Freaknik

The Industry On Blast shared an Instagram post Wednesday that stated Atlanta residents and black college students "are trying to bring back" Freaknik after reports the...

N.C. A&T Students Hold Prayer Vigil For Fellow Student Ryan Godwin After His Grandfather’s...

On Monday, North Carolina A&T students converged on campus at the black university for a prayer of support for fellow student Ryan Godwin, whose...

‘Black-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi Might Be Going To A Historically Black College

It seems that Black-ish star Yara Shahidi's letter of recommendation from former first lady Michelle Obama in addition to her hard work has paid off. Shahidi...

Fraternity Brothers Of Murder Suspect Opens Up: ‘We Are Shocked By The Crime’

The fraternity brothers of Cleveland murder suspect Steve Stephens told FOX 8's Maia Belay Sunday night that they are shocked by the crime. On Sunday,...

Central State University Alum Omarosa Weds

Omarosa Manigault, alumnae of Central State University and a graduate of Howard University, announced Saturday on Twitter she married Florida pastor John Allen Newman. The...

‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson To Deliver HU’s Commencement Speech

Katherine G. Johnson has been selected to deliver the Spring commencement speech at Hampton University, one of the nation's premier historically black colleges. In...

HBCU Alum Pastor Cordell A. Jenkins Arrested For Sex Trafficking Of Children

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested two pastors in Toledo as part of an investigation conducted by the FBI’s Northwest Ohio Violent Crimes...

Student Explains The Meaning Behind ASU Alum 2 Chainz Stage Name

A student writes a letter to the editor about a recent 2 Chainz concert. UNC student David Oakley said that he enjoyed Karyn Hladik-Brown's article about...

NCCU Interim Chancellor Remembers Fallen Eagle Myiah N. Andrews

North Carolina Central University Interim Chancellor Johnson O. Akinleye issued a statement remembering fallen Eagle Myiah N. Andrews today. Andrews, an 18-year-old freshman student at...

Paul Quinn Is First HBCU Work College, Serious About Reducing College Debt

Paul Quinn College has made history by becoming the first historically black college to be named a "work college." Paul Quinn has met the Department...

Student From Chicago School Gets Accepted Into 23 Historically Black Colleges

What a wonderful time to be young, black, and a future college student in America. A student at Chicago's Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High...

Morehouse’s Jabari Jones And Marcus Washington Destroys Sigma Walk To ‘4 Lit’

Words can't describe just how impressive Morehouse man Jabari Jones is whenever he does the Sigma walk. When you check out his Instagram page...

NPHC Releases Statement On Hazing In Response To ‘Burning Sands’ Movie

The National Panhellenic Council (NPHC) Council of Presidents (CoP) released a statement on hazing in response to Netflix's Burning Sands Wednesday, wherein they spoke out against...
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