5 Things You Should Accomplish This Spring

By Itopia Mills, HBCU Buzz Staff Writer 2015 is here! and there are so many great things to look forward to with this upcoming spring semester at our...

5 Reasons You Should Attend An HBCU

Choosing a college can be a tough decision. It’s hard to consider all the pros and cons when picking your school of choice. If HBCUs are on...

Morehouse Student Creates Video on Resume Writing Tips Using Beyoncé Lyrics

A Morehouse student has provided us the best resume building tips, but in an interesting way. Chris Sumlin, a student at Morehouse College in Atlanta, uploaded a resume...

9 Pictures That Only HBCU Students Would Understand

There isn't a joke the band doesn't know... The next time you visit financial aid agents... But, before you get there, you have to prepare for war. Because the college...

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...

28 Black Stereotypes

We all eat fried chicken and watermelon and drink kool-aid. It is widely believed that all African Americans eat these three foods—so much so that they are considered...

HBCU Freshmen Bible: 5 Truths About Fraternity Parties

“Party, Party, Party, Let’s All Get Wasted!” I’m sure you’ve heard these lyrics from the newly-released Gucci Mane. Even more, I’m sure as a HBCU freshmen you...

HBCU Freshman Bible: 10 Do’s and Don’ts When Trying To Impress The Ladies

Orientation season is winding down, and incoming freshmen are starting to feel the butterflies of venturing off into this new chapter full of possibilities, opportunities, a new...

9 New Year’s Resolutions for Graduating Seniors

By: Jillian Rinehimer (USA TODAY) Unless you plan on attending grad school, this is the last time you can make a New Year’s resolution as a student....

2017 Top 10 Best HBCUs In The U.S.

Have you ever wondered how college rankings are compiled? Each rank is based on a methodology and for the Historically black Schools rankings for U.S. News & World...

The Thirst is Real: Describing the Desperation in Detail

“Can I offer you a drink?” A co-worker asked this question and I laughed during another experience of what is adequately described as  "the thirst." "Thirsty" or "thirst"...

4 Reasons Why HBCU Alumni Don’t Give Back, and 4 Ways to Fix It

Numbers Matter HBCUs generally have a lower number of graduates due to the lower student population, when compared to larger schools. The belief that less students equals less graduates, less graduates...

2014 TOP FIVE HBCU DJS

DJ Bruce Bruce - Univ Arkansas at Pine Bluff  Bruce Jones, also known as DJ Bruce Bruce, is a native of Pine Bluff, AR. He has always had...

3 Ways Black Greek Fraternities Prepare You For Employment

For some students, joining a Black Greek Lettered Organization is at the top of the list of things to do while attending a historically black college or...

4 Reasons Why Common is The Best Rapper Alive

When people name the best rappers alive today they typically name the Jay-Zs, the Kanyes, the Waynes, or the Nases, however, bear with me for a few...

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...

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,...

10 Cases of: ‘This Wouldn’t Happen At My HBCU’

We have seen a great deal of bigotry and racism on Public White Institution (PWI) campuses. For those that argue we live in a post racial society,...

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