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...

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...

Tips from a Christian Athlete – Kesi Hess

Kesi Hess is the Vice-President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is involved in My Sister’s Keeper Inc. She also pays On Tennessee State University’s basketball team...

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...

The Miseducation of Hampton University… How the ban on locs and cornrows began

By Lawrence "LAW" Watford It’s funny, I had just submitted my next piece for TM.com; a piece about the dangers of, what I call “hair imprisonment,” the condition...

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...

Hampton’s Cornrows, Dreadlocks Ban Strays Away from its Mission

In this day and age, entrepreneurs flourish by rebelling against traditional values, but a Dean of a renowned university whose roots are deep in Black history seemingly...

Politics with Ariell Tillman

Ariell Tillman is a senior at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee and is from St. Louis, Missouri. She is a member of the TSU Social work...

Welcome Class of 2016: Letter from the Editor

To the Class of 2016, congratulations. You have done it. You have proved many wrong, and you have made your family, friends, and most importantly, yourselves proud....

Racist Tweets To Obamas Land Puerto Rican Official in Hot Water

Seemingly racist tweets by an employee of the Puerto-Rican government have stirred controversy across the nation. According to the Associated Press, Heidi Wys sent tweets to President...

“I’m Just Sayin”…. Reflections From a Hamptonian

by: Tiera C. Harris Hampton University Helped Me. After reading Julian’s article about her displeasure with Howard University, I took some time to reflect on my own college experience....

Educate Yourself: Why Bother Reading a Book?

Why should students bother reading a 300-page book nowadays, especially when they have better things to do—like solving that problematic puzzle of how to get their message...

Why Obama’s push on student loans is critical for black college students

Lisa Haynes, 23, listens as President Barack Obama delivers the Commencement address at Hampton University May 9, 2010, in Hampton, VA. Haynes is graduating with a degree in Accounting....

Why They Are Trying To Defile Trayvon Martin’s Name

“They've killed my son, now they want to kill his reputation.” This was said by Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin yesterday during a press conference in...

Howard University Students Protest Trayvon Martin’s Shooting

The students stood silently on the Howard University quad Thursday night and grasped red bags of Skittles high over their heads in memory of Trayvon Martin. Martin, a...

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