Gregory S. Parks: Gay Men in Black Fraternities

On Sept. 8, 2012, Nathanael Gay married Robert Brown in Lexington, Ky. About a month later, on Oct. 4, 2012, Brown uploaded a video of the wedding...

Tuskegee University Named Least Awesome College Town

The fellas over at The Princeton Review recently named Tuskegee University as the 'least awesome college town' in the nation. Hmm...I wonder why? Blacks represent 95 percent of...

My President is Black

Barack Obama, the first black U.S. president, won re-election rather convincingly November 6, 2012. Obama easily captured 323 of electoral votes Tuesday (only 270 are needed to...

Does America care about Poverty anymore?

It's evident that poverty is an issue that plagues our society, however, why does poverty seldom arise in public forums, like Presidential debates or national conferences? The...

Vote!

By: Anayka Pomare, HBCU Buzz staff writer What if the cure for cancer is trapped inside the mind of someone who can’t afford an education? Is it me or...

Slaves to the Partisan Political Rhythm

By Kameko Thomas, HBCU Buzz Staff Writer During the 2011 political season, in the contest for Louisiana’s House District 3, African American voters were able to see firsthand...

‘You Gon Learn Today’: Black History, sealed and well conserved

Waking up at 7:00 a.m. this morning (earlier than most students I know), I prepared myself for yet another busy week ahead of me. That’s pretty much...

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...

Obama vs. Romney: A Quick Interpretation of the Presidential Debate

Last night, every American had the opportunity to witness both Presidential candidates’ debate on how to solve the country’s biggest issues. The much anticipated debate showcased the...

U.S. & China: Official Relations Hot and Cold, but Warmer Person-to-Person

Average Chinese and American citizens seem much friendlier toward each other than do government and political leaders of both nations. That’s the news coming from a survey...

Analyzing Political Ideologies: Why Black students vote Mitt Romney

With the pervasive, wandering, omnipotent minds of today’s young adult populace, it is imperative not to assume anyone’s political party. Without surprise, not everyone in the black...

I Ain’t One of the Cosby’s, I Ain’t go to Hillman… But I did...

Lincoln University Alumni Janelle Harris (Clutch Magazine) speaks on how A Different World was her insight into attending an HBCU. Twenty-five years—that’s how long it’s been since the...

Entertainment Manager Yandy Smith Talks Value of Black College Experience

The summer break is in full swing for many of you college students. And although I’m sure you’ve already applied and been accepted to your chosen college...

Study Dispels Myth That HBCUs Hinder Success

HBCU graduates have higher earning potential and self-image, according to a new study.  The study, authored by researchers from Morehouse College and Howard University, dispels the idea that...

U.S. Republicans Today: A Collection of 21st Century Liars and Hypocrites

Imagine if today’s Republicans were not so deceptive, conniving, and dishonest—President Barack Obama would have successfully completed a lot more work during his first term. Coming into...

More Hispanics than Blacks in College?

College enrollment has soared for Hispanic young adults in the last few years, by some measures reaching levels similar to those among young blacks, according to a...

For-Profit Colleges: Good for Black Students?

While black students are between 10 and 13 percent of the students at two- and four-year public colleges, they're 22 percent of for-profit colleges. What's going on? Here's...

Black Women Leaders Face ‘Double Jeopardy,’ Harsher Criticism Than Others: Study

In the corporate world, it looks like women are making significant strides. This year's Fortune 500 list boasted 18 female CEOs, more women to make the list...

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