Thursday, January 19, 2017
Editorial

Editorial

There Are More Hidden Figures Around Us

“I’m just amazed at the shoulders that I’m standing on to allow me to work to achieve my dreams.” Taylor Richardson, attending “Hidden Figures”...

21 Essential Blogging Tips For HBCU Students

What does it take to be a blogger and social media influencer? The ability to create content and share on social media is a process...

HBCU True Life: I Don’t Know What I’m Doing After College And That’s Okay

Well, it's that time of the year again. It's the end of another break, and the Spring semester is drawing nigh. Usually, I'm very...

2017 – The Year To Blog And Develop Content

Digital content creation is prevalent on the web, an increase in blogging, microblogging, podcasting and other forms of digital media is expanding across the...

HBCUs Must Inspire The Next Generation Of Bloggers

The growth of blogging has transformed beyond the basics of text, there is now video blogging, micro blogging, podcasting and a host of other...

Africans Are Developing The Art Of Writing And Blogging

As an instructor in the College of Education and Urban Studies at Edward Waters College, the instructional goal is to reach students to make...

Building African Bloggers And Innovators In 2017

“What should we be doing going forward?” Africans can save Africa: Arnold Ekpe at TEDxEuston There are millions of potential brother and sister bloggers in...

What Happens When The Spelman Woman Is A Spel-Man?

Spelman College is a historically black college for women located in Atlanta. At least, that's what the college's website says. But the black college is not...

HBCU 101: Here’s What You Need To Know To Maximize Your Success At College

College is the best four years of your life, they say. But those four years at college can also be rough. With this in mind, Founder...

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...

26 Things I Learned From TEDx That Can Be Applied To HBCUs

Lessons learned from watching and attending a TEDx event need to be applied to HBCUs to provide continued development for HBCU students’. TEDTALKS and...

Recovery Still In Effect For Fathers Of Trayvon Martin And Ron Davis

On October 11 at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts, The Campaign for for Black Male Achievement and the Perception Institute presented its third...

2017 Top 10 Best HBCUs In The U.S.

Have you ever wondered how college rankings are compiled? Each rank is based on a methodology and for the Historically black Schools rankings for U.S....

Overcoming Depression — How To Beat Depression During College At An HBCU

During my five years at HBCU Central State University in Wilberforce, I had a hard time dealing with depression. According to the Oxford dictionary,...

Fisk University Grad Matthew Knowles Shares 4 Secrets To Success

It is tempting to see Mathew Knowles as the creator and manager of Destiny’s Child, father to globally dominant entertainer Beyoncé and younger sister...

Greek Life Scares The Crap Out Of Freshmen And Other Oblivious Students

Though hard to believe some of us really do grow up oblivious, to Greek life that is. Ask me what I knew about Greek...

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...

Summer Is Over, But “Beating The Drum For HBCUs” Isn’t

For close to two years now, I have been “beating the drum for HBCUs,” as former Claflin University Professor Patricia H. Koger calls it. Now, let’s...
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Buzz Spotlight

Morgan State Stylish Buzz Of The Week: Aubrey Johnson

On the campus of Morgan State University walks a stylish young man driven to enhance the world through his passion of architecture. Aubrey Johnson,...