Five Issues Divine Nine Fraternities Must Address in 2015

There was quite some discussion in 2014 about the five issues I felt Divine Nine fraternities should address. As 2015 has rolled in, I realize that one...

HBCU Grads Outperform Black Graduates of Predominately White Institutions

African-Americans who graduate from a historically Black college or university do better financially than Blacks who graduate from traditionally white colleges and universities, according to a new study by economists at Morehouse College and Howard University.

Taraji P. Henson Tells Uptown Why She’s Sending Her Son to an HBCU

“This is the happiest I’ve ever been in my career,” Taraji P. Henson is Uptowns Magazines new cover girl. In the interview following her Fox Network’s new record-breaking series, Empire she...
The Black Greeks

How to Show Interest in a Greek Organization

It’s that time of year again; you can feel it in the air. Guys are dusting off their line jackets, girlfriends are ordering paddles from Unique Impressions-...

12 Reasons Why Black Businesses Fail Within The First 12 Months

The rate of African American businesses failing today is at an all time high. We all know that 80% of businesses crash and burn within the...

Why Gay Black Greek Members Should Speak Up for LGBTQ Community

“Why does it seem like you all discriminate against gay people,” one student blurted out yesterday evening in the Q&A segment of the on campus event entitled...

9 Things to Know Before Dating at an HBCU

If dating were a movie, it would be like the film Inception, or Prestige, or Trance or Double Jeopardy or some other really big film that has...

HBCU Freshman Bible: 5 Books You Need To Read To Learn About Black Fraternities...

One of the first things incoming students see when arriving on campus at an historically black college or university, or HBCU, is trees and benches painted with...

HBCU vs PWI – Did You Make the Right Choice?

We have spent years on the HBCU vs PWI debate, going head to head via social media about which road to graduation African American students should take....

How the HBCU Experience Prepared Me for Ivy League School, Life

When I graduated from Dillard University on May 10, 2014, I was the first person in my family, like many others that day, to graduate from college....

When Terrorism Strikes, Black Lives Don’t Seem to Matter as Much

Of terrorism’s many destructive traits, none is more horrifying than its ability to unexpectedly snatch our normalcy from us. Recent attacks in Paris force us into somber,...

8 Things HBCU Graduates Should Do Before Attending Their First Homecoming as Alumni

Contributing Author: Taylor Bembery  Twitter: @taylorbembery You’ve made it across the stage at commencement and now you have the bragging rights of being an alumnus of your perspective...

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Top 22 HBCU Stories of 2014

Charles Dickens writes in his novel A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age...

Top High School Senior in the Country Will Pursue Degree at FAMU

FAMU Newsroom TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On June 29, National Achievement Award Finalist, Bryan Anderson, will begin the pursuit of a degree in computer engineering at Florida Agricultural and...

The 10 HBCUs With The Best Retention Rates

Deciding whether to go to college can be difficult, stressing, and sometimes can be put on the back burner to find a peace of mind. Maybe taking a year...

5 Things You Should Accomplish This Spring

By Itopia Mills, HBCU Buzz Staff Writer 2015 is here! and there are so many great things to look forward to with this upcoming spring semester at our...

5 Reasons You Should Attend An HBCU

Choosing a college can be a tough decision. It’s hard to consider all the pros and cons when picking your school of choice. If HBCUs are on...

Morehouse Student Creates Video on Resume Writing Tips Using Beyoncé Lyrics

A Morehouse student has provided us the best resume building tips, but in an interesting way. Chris Sumlin, a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, uploaded a resume...

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