Big Name Schools, Are they worth it? Howard U called out

Vanessa Bertrand always intended to go to a big-name, out-of-state school. She made the decision as a little girl, watching Cliff Huxtable on a rerun of The...

6 Things to Do Before You Have Company

So you've finally gotten the opportunity to spend time with that special person in your life. This could be someone you've had a crush on or a someone you've...

Shocking Facts on Student Loans:where do we go from here?

The Education Department, led by Arne Duncan, was expected to earn $33.5 billion off of student loans made during the 2013 fiscal year, according to budget documents. The...

Why Are Student Loans So High?

One of the biggest problems looming after graduation is paying off loans.  Even President Barack Obama admitted that he, too had student loans and just paid them off a few years before being...

Walter Kimbrough Remembers College Prez Dream and Says ‘Do What You Love’

This story is a part of the series “Presidents Corner” about the unique experiences, vision and leadership styles of each president at our nation’s 107 historically black...

Does HBCU Talent translate to the NFL level

Since predominantly White Institutions have grown to accept more and more African-Americans into their sports program one of the downsides has been the talent pool for the institutions on...

Stomping The Yard: How to be a Good Mentee

By Jet Magazine, I’ve had the great opportunity over the years to work with many college interns, apprentices, and mentees. And, trust me I’ve seen the good, the...

LISTEN – Amid Racial Tensions on US Campuses, Parents Make the Case for Black...

On college campuses across the county, racial tensions have been boiling over. From coast to coast, demonstrations are taking place at Ivy League schools like Yale and Columbia,...

Jay-Z Has ‘Strong’ Views on Hip-Hop and Race Relations

To commemorate civil rights leaders and legends, and recognize the newly released movie "Selma," the OWN network, owned and operated by Tennessee State grad Oprah, is hosting a...

3 reasons to find a great church in college

Finding a good church that relates to you in college is quite the task for anyone. The college years are a time for students to engage in...

2014 Top 10 HBCU Accomplishments by Huffingtonpost’s Marybeth

(Huffintonpost.com) Marybeth Gasman - This post is co-authored by Nelson Bowman III, Executive Director at Prairie View A&M University. It's that time of year again - time to look back...

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...

What Obama’s speech on Trayvon Martin and race in America means

On July 19, 2013, President Obama held an 18 minute press briefing where he discussed the George Zimmerman verdict, race relations in America, and what we can...

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...

Black Workers With Advanced Degrees Pay Is Almost Equal to White Workers With Lower...

Color Lines recently published an article concerning the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ report on income levels based on race in the United States. The findings can be...

Leaders without a Title: What Can Be Learned From Morris Brown College

Losing its accreditation and federal funding in 2002 and suffering from mismanagement of the school’s finances, Morris Brown College (Georgia) is at the place where the road...

Thanks for Nothing: An Open Letter to the Secretary of Education

Dear Mr. Arne Duncan, To my displeasure I was told that my "EFC rate" was too high to receive enough federal funds to pay for college. My financial...

Should Rand Paul receive credit for outreach to black community at Howard?

By Tommy Meade, HBCU Buzz Dear Rand Paul, Please Return to Howard..set the record straight and visit 40 other HBCU's...Note: It will pay off in the long...

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