Why ‘so-so’ students should drop college to pick up plumber trade

If you are a underachiever in your studies, maybe you ought to skip college and become a plumber instead. Well at least that is what billionaire and New...

Family Oriented – One reason Hampton Student Malik Jorden attends an HBCU

  “I wanted to attend a HBCU because i felt like it was more of a family environment and they truly did care and want to see its...

Top 7 Reasons why People attend HBCUs by HBCUinterview

Top 7 Reasons why People attend HBCUs by HBCUinterview Take a break from life and find out 7 powerful reasons why the youth choose HBCUs as their institution...

Fear of a Black President – a Must Read

As a candidate, Barack Obama said we needed to reckon with race and with America’s original sin, slavery. But as our first black president, he has avoided mention...

NFL, NBA Lockouts Overshadow U.S. Debt Ceiling Debates

On July 25th 2011, football fans who had been left in limbo since March had begun rejoicing on blogs and in barbershops all across America. It had...

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...

Is Heavy College Debt Burden Still Worth It?

In recent years, college attendance costs have dramatically risen, wages have declined and college graduates have struggled to find jobs. Despite the seemingly bleak outlook, the value of...

Howard University’s Adrienne Lofton – Marketing Genius Behind Under Armour

While Adrienne Lofton has worked as a marketer for global brands like Levi's and Target, it's experience from her college years that gives her an edge. In...

Professor Gets Obamas Attention, Now Asking HBCU Questions

Raider Nation Times To inspire “hot” discussions in class, I often raise questions and let the students debate and use mathematical or statistical data to justify their viewpoints....

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...

Pass Oracle 1Z0-061 Exam And Enjoy The Advantages Of Oracle Databases

Oracle database is widely used for advanced system management to store and retrieve the information. IT professionals need to have the ultimate skills in administering...

“Instagram Fame -Us by Diamond L. Mitchell

Follow me on Instagram.. You hear that phrase a lot. Normally, it is followed by phrases like, "Speaking of Instagram, Why did such and such like my picture?"...

Buzz Spotlight: Entertainment Journalist Kamaron Leach Is Building His Platform

Kamaron Leach consists of Howard University soul, journalistic know how, and a grind geared towards building his own brand. Originally wanting to attend Duke University for mathematics, Leach...

Why It’s Never Too Late To Choose To Be Great

At times I tend to think I'm older than I actually am, allowing myself to drown in the woes of past mistakes and watching all my counterparts...

There’s Still a Need for HBCUs

By Insight News, OK, this time, somebody actually did ask me. I was asked, "What makes you think that your dad's experience nearly a century ago, or yours, nearly...

Juggling Books and Babies by April Thornton

Teen pregnancy among African American women is increasing dramatically across the nation. Statistics that surround teen pregnancy is often associated with a life of failure and hardships.

The Hidden Magic In Children Of Color

How many girls of color are super smart in mathematics, how many want to be engineers, how many girls of color want to be doctors and lawyers,...

Long Live the King Part II- Reaching the Mountaintop

"With this faith, we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope."- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A mountain is...

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