Midterm Madness!

Midterms: EVERY college student’s worst nightmare. Things seem to be going along smoothly and then –BAM! This time of the semester is dreaded almost as much as...

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...

NYPD’s “Blue Code of Silence” Screams Injustice & Prejudice

Earlier this month, a New York Police Department narcotics officer (often shortened to narc), blew a troublesome police scandal wide-open when he testified against corruption inside the...

The Fight for the American Dream

American citizens have been protesters for change for decades. From the rallies against the inclusion of Americans in the Vietnam War to the marches throughout Georgia and...

The Gloucester Institute: HBCUs Leading the Way

HBCU’s Lead Too!             Students from several HBCUs received the chance of a lifetime this past weekend in Gloucester County, Virginia. I am blessed to be a part...

What to do about Amber Cole

Earlier this week, a 14-year-old African-American girl by the name of Amber Cole was recorded performing oral sex for her boyfriend outside of their school grounds. Amber...

My Final Homecoming as an Undergraduate Student

Homecoming is a grand celebration at universities across the nation. The name alone gives everyone a rush as they return to their roots to show their love...

The Plight of the Black QB

Many would have you believe that the hurdles and obstacles that black athletes have had to overcome ended with the integration in baseball with Jackie Robinson. At...

Alpha Phi Alpha General President Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr. visits Virginia Union University

       Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr., the 33rd General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. came to visit the ‘hollow grounds and dear old walls’ of Virginia...

The New American Society : Breaking the Chain

By Dior Ginyard The Troy Davis story has taken over the social media platforms and news air waves over the past couple of days. Everyone, from college students...

Troy Davis’ legacy lives on after executuon

Troy Davis was to be executed tonight at 7 P.M. in a Georgia prison after being accused of killing Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail in August 1989....

Two HBCU Students Killed in the Past Two Weeks, When Will the Madness End?

Bowie State University was in the midst of celebrating its Homecoming on Thursday, September 15, when the student body received horrible news. Dominique T. Frazier was stabbed...

U.S Officials Confirm “Credible But Unconfirmed” Threat on 9/11 Anniversary

Washington, D.C.—United States officials have indicated a “specific, credible but unconfirmed” threat against the United States on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. The Department...

Can President Obama Deliver for Us?

(July 22, 2011 - Photo by Pool/Getty Images North America) The political buzz on HBCU campuses around the country has been what to make of President Obama’s efforts...

Long Live the King – Memorial Day – Washington DC

What a day to be in D.C. The enormous crowd, the warm sunny day, the energy—everything was perfect when I visited the MLK Memorial on Tuesday and indeed...

Long Live the King Part III—The Promised Land

In the past two weeks, I have been writing about the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. in anticipation of the unveiling of the MLK monument on...

Morehouse Is First Stop on Table of Brotherhood Project Discussion of King

The Rev. Otis Moss Jr. ’56 took the Table of Brotherhood Project audience on a quick oral tour of the Auburn Avenue that Martin Luther King Jr....

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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