Colleges Are Failing Their Biggest Group of Students

In 2012, I graduated from college seven years late. At times, it was painful to watch my peers move away and on to jobs that were unavailable...

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...

Why It’s Never Too Late To Choose To Be Great

At times I tend to think I'm older than I actually am, allowing myself to drown in the woes of past mistakes and watching all my counterparts...

12 Reasons Why Black Businesses Fail Within The First 12 Months

The rate of African American businesses failing today is at an all time high. We all know that 80% of businesses crash and burn within the...

Abandoning the Art of Reading : Articulate Moment by April Thornton

Why does some African American college students abandon the art of reading?

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...

HBCUs Must Inspire The Next Generation Of Bloggers

The growth of blogging has transformed beyond the basics of text, there is now video blogging, micro blogging, podcasting and a host of other platforms and tools...

Important Factors Students Must Keep in Mind While Selecting Cell phone Plans

Considering how much they talk between themselves and with their parents, cheap cell phone plans are extremely important for all college-going students. Cell phones don’t come cheap;...

Morehouse Man Looking To Inspire A Generation

Ivan Gaskin is a 2016 Graduate of Morehouse College graduating with a degree in Computer Science. During his time at Morehouse, Ivan was active on campus as...

Why AKAs and Deltas Are Upset With Tiny

"It started way back in 1913..." Well, you know how the Greek chant performed by members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. goes. The story goes, back in...

Tasha Smith Addresses Leadership At The 20th NASAP Anniversary

“I now live in the house that was on my vision board 10 years ago,” testified actress and comedian Tasha Smith on June 3 at the National...

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...

Why Black College Students Should Boycott Sallie Mae

Where is the lie? Because this is a serious matter. Why should all black college students and in particular HBCU students join together to boycott Sallie Mae, a...

“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...

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...

What Rich People Do That Poor People Don’t

One of the things that I am all too familiar with since attending a historically black college or university (HBCU) is what you do today matters! From...

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