Racism & Bias — Can We Pause and Be Honest with Ourselves?

By Rev. Al Sharpton, the Huffington Post There was a time when racism in the United States was defined by the shackles of enslavement and captivity. It was...

Bowie State Alum And HBCU Buzz Founder Luke Lawal Gives 14 Things To Learn...

When Luke Lawal attended Bowie State University, his first goal was to make a difference. He said he didn't see any of the major media outlets highlighting...

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By: Anayka Pomare, HBCU Buzz staff writer What if the cure for cancer is trapped inside the mind of someone who can’t afford an education? Is it me or...

The Importance of Political Awareness

For decades our ancestors bled, fought and died in order to ensure our rights as equal citizens. The Ku Klux Klan, than a legal militant terrorist organization, developed...

Study Dispels Myth That HBCUs Hinder Success

HBCU graduates have higher earning potential and self-image, according to a new study.  The study, authored by researchers from Morehouse College and Howard University, dispels the idea that...

Getting The Facts Right About the Trayvon Martin Situation

If you don't know who Trayvon Martin is by now, then you may be shocked to hear about this tragic story. In a gated community by the...

What’s Up With Bowie State’s Radio Station?

The biggest names in the country have graced the campus of historically black Bowie State University including, President Barak Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Minister Louis...

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 but complicated question:...

Why Black College Students Should Boycott Sallie Mae

Where is the lie? Because this is a serious matter. Why should all black college students and in particular HBCU students join together to boycott Sallie Mae, a...

The Budget Baller (How to Dress Cool in College…Efficiently)

There are only three things guaranteed in life: death, taxes, and being broke in college. It’s almost a rite of passage; “How to Survive on Campus with...

NCCU’s Institute for Civic Engagement And Social Change Threatened With Closure

This week a working group of the University of North Carolina System Board of Governors recommended the closing of three research institutes at three separate UNC System...
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5 Reasons Why the HBCU Community Shouldn’t Vote for Hillary

First, let me inform you on what I mean by the Historical Black College and University (HBCU) community. I consider the HBCU community to be: students at...

I Ain’t One of the Cosby’s, I Ain’t go to Hillman… But I did...

Lincoln University Alumni Janelle Harris (Clutch Magazine) speaks on how A Different World was her insight into attending an HBCU. Twenty-five years—that’s how long it’s been since the...

5 Things You Need to Know Wednesday in the HBCU Community

1. Top HBCU Homecomings announced It is that time of the year again. The Buzz is asking students, faculty, alumni and supporters to vote your choice HBCU as...

Spelman College Co-Valedictorian Twins Continue to Aim High After Graduation

(The Root) After making history two years ago as the first twin co-valedictorians at Spelman College, Kirstie and Kristie Bronner continue to break new ground as they build careers as...

The Perils of Social Networks: What Classifies as ‘Too Much Information?’

Ever wondered what exactly is too much? Well, if you ever find yourself on Twitter, then more than likely this question will come up. The cautionary tale...

Important Factors Students Must Keep in Mind While Selecting Cell phone Plans

Considering how much they talk between themselves and with their parents, cheap cell phone plans are extremely important for all college-going students. Cell phones don’t come cheap;...

For-Profit Colleges: Good for Black Students?

While black students are between 10 and 13 percent of the students at two- and four-year public colleges, they're 22 percent of for-profit colleges. What's going on? Here's...

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