Articulate Moment of the Week by Maurice Robinson

“Change in our Black Community" Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream indeed. A dream that encompassed the Supreme Court Decision in 1954 which overturned the Plessy vs. Ferguson decision that stated “separate but equal.

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...

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...

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...

3 ways to create inner transformation

While in Washington, D.C. last week for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington with a few American Baptist College classmates--and students from Morehouse, Alabama State and...

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...

“100 Years of Sisterhood, Captured in a Night:” Delta Sigma Theta Celebrates Centennial

The Root's contributing editor, Helena Andrews, wrote a humorous yet touching account of her experience midnight of Jan. 13, 2013: Delta Sigma Theta's celebration of 100 years...

The Significance of HBCU Bands

HBCUs were originally established in the late 1800's to transition African Americans into society towards the end of slavery. Not long after the establishment of these institutions,...

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...

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...

Here’s 10 Ways to Get Ready for Your Freshman Year of College

Use the summer before your freshman year to prepare for college this fall. Here are 10 ways to get ready for campus life. Take Care of Thank You Notes...

Times Six: Affirming a Pluralistic Vision of Blackness

Herald Recorder I read Akiba Solomon for the first time in the early 2000s when she was a senior editor at The Source magazine. Although Akiba's penchant for...

Beyonce Brings HBCU Homecoming to Coachella

The Queen has once again snatched all wigs and turned waves into tide pools! Beyoncé, what did we do to deserve such an amazing performance ? For...

Protest For Progress In Memphis

Greater Imani Church in Memphis, TN reached full capacity on Monday as citizens from all around Shelby County came to meet with city leaders to discuss challenges taking...

How the HBCU Experience Prepared Me for Ivy League School, Life

When I graduated from Dillard University on May 10, 2014, I was the first person in my family, like many others that day, to graduate from college....

5 Things You Need to Know Wednesday in the HBCU Community

1. A “reversal of a generations-long injustice” Central State University, the only public historically black college or university (HBCU) in the state of Ohio, recently achieved land-grant status—allowing...

Tennessee State University Students Go Homeless For A Day

Six students from Tennessee State University decided to put their selves in the footsteps of a homeless person by going homeless for a day. They joined me within...

How To Calculate A College Spending Plan That Won’t Hurt Your Pockets

Like many financial journalists I know, it moves me deeply to see the ways in which America’s more than $1 trillion in student loan debt is impacting...

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