What change will 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington bring?

History always repeats itself because of past lessons unlearned. We just keep doing that 'dance' until we get it right. – The Crisis Magazine Time magazine recently called...

“Fighting for those who need advocates”: Why you should consider being a HBCU president

As I approach my senior year at American Baptist College, I have been pondering about what vocation desires I want to pursue. As a student who graduated...

Has hazing become custom on black colleges?

When asked whether or not hazing has become custom on black colleges and if it's necessary, author of "The Divine Nine: The History of African American Fraternities and...

Why music video shot at Howard depicting interracial love doesn’t make me cringe

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBTJ4aF1qhI?feature=player_embedded] "The aspirations and assumptions of one generation are often realized, debunked, and adjusted by the next." -- Garlin Gilchrist II, The SuperSpade Okay, I lied. The music video depicting...

5 reasons to be an Iota

The original title of this article was "5 Reasons to Go Greek," but it did not make the cut. Here's 5 Reasons to be an Iota: 1. Peter Parker...

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...

HBCU graduates take celebration to Twitter

You can connect with students from Howard University's Department of Theatre Arts to students from Tuskegee University's Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences--all within the click of a button. The 'follow' button on social...

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...

Should HBCUs get rid of open admissions?

Many students at HBCUs are first generation college students who have the opportunity to test their ideas and future objectives after school through direct experience. During my freshman...

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...

FAMU Professor Selected As President of Southern Conference of African American Studies, Inc.

Dr. David H. Jackson Jr., chair of Florida A&M University’s Department of History, Political Science, Public Administration, Geography and African American Studies has been named President of...

Central State Iotas wins ‘Chapter of the Year’ award

Who said Black Greek Lettered Organizations do not promote brotherhood/sisterhood, leadership and scholarship to students on the yard? Members of Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Mu Chapter...

“The Eulogy” by Malik Perkins

Tragic events, an unhappy ending and the downfall of the main character is what Central State University student Malik Perkins depicts of the black man and woman today....

Gun Violence is a national issue for the black community

"Violence brings only temporary victories; violence, by creating many more social problems than it solves, never brings permanent peace. We talk passionately about peace, and at the...

Super Bowl — Beyoncé Runs Twitterverse

When Beyoncé recorded ‘Run the World (Girls),’ she almost certainly spoke for herself.   Grammy Award winner Beyoncé Knowles electrified fans the world over during her performance at...

PBS’s Independent Lens Documentary: Soul Food Junkies

Looking for something off the mainstream tv path? Take a look at this filmmaker's journey into the Souls of black folks with Soul food. Check it out here: http://video.pbs.org/video/2305721338/ About Film: Filmmaker...

Central State University Bans Smoking on Campus

After Vice President, Joe Biden, rebutted Congressman Paul Ryan’s point of view on Libya as, “a bunch of malarkey,” I try to be that one cool guy...

Why continued sacrifices should be made toward HBCUs

On Monday, January 7th, Tennessee State University President Dr. Glenda Glover presented a check for $50,000 to establish a scholarship endowment in her name as her “first...

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