Why Obama’s push on student loans is critical for black college students

Lisa Haynes, 23, listens as President Barack Obama delivers the Commencement address at Hampton University May 9, 2010, in Hampton, VA. Haynes is graduating with a degree in Accounting....

Why They Are Trying To Defile Trayvon Martin’s Name

“They've killed my son, now they want to kill his reputation.” This was said by Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin yesterday during a press conference in...

Howard University Students Protest Trayvon Martin’s Shooting

The students stood silently on the Howard University quad Thursday night and grasped red bags of Skittles high over their heads in memory of Trayvon Martin. Martin, a...

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...

LEADERS>>>Followers AT HBCUs

"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." — Jack Welch Do you have a...

Kony2012: The Infamous Warlord Exposed

The most infamous viral video in history, “Kony2012” has caused a major stir. With more than 100 million views in six days, the 30-minute movie about Ugandan rebel...

Former Tuskegee Airman Talks “Red Tails” Inspiration

Social prejudice and individual determination were the focus of conversation for Col. Herbert Carter, an original member of the 99th Squadron and the Tuskegee Airmen, on Wednesday...

Only You Can Stop You: Overcoming Your Fears

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that...

What You Need to Know About Joseph Kony

When used properly, Twitter can be a great vehicle for social and political movements. Usually it is full of Biebers and relationship talk, but this morning there...

Merging Southern University & University of New Orleans Unnecessary, Immoral

The enemy never rests. In 2012's infancy, we have seen two different situations where HBCUs have come under attack. First, the HBCU 'Equality' lawsuit where the four Maryland...

The Thirst is Real: Describing the Desperation in Detail

“Can I offer you a drink?” A co-worker asked this question and I laughed during another experience of what is adequately described as  "the thirst." "Thirsty" or "thirst"...

Before You Become Greek, Ask Yourself: Who Am I?

Quality begins on the inside... and then works its way out.  ~Bob Moawad Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs) were created for a purpose. The push behind why anything...

Occupying Federal Grounds: Advocating Change in Charlotte

He wakes up, lines up his watches, cleans his toothbrush, restocks his shaving cream, and polishes his shoes. Then as he proceeds to lock up his tent, he takes...

Ambitious Girl: Is There Now a Positive Movement in Hip Hop?

"Go girl, go girl, go girl! Ambition!" This eight letter word has been transformed over the past year by Maybach Music Group artist Wale. The DC native...

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...

President Obama Fights for Education, Job Creation in State of the Union Address

"I'm a Democrat but I believe in what Republican Abraham Lincoln believed...a government should do for people only what they cannot do better by themselves and more."-President...

A Message to the 2012 Graduating Seniors

Believe with all of your heart that you will do what you were made to do.- Orison Swett Marden To the class of 2012, your time to walk across the...

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...

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