Why This Senior Chose Social Work Major

“In high school, you’re not really focused on what’s coming up next," said Jackson State student Gwendolyn, a senior social work major. "As I got older, I got...

Florida Memorial University Trustees Announce New Leadership

Acting President Appointed (Black PR Wire) Miami - The Board of Trustees of Florida Memorial University (FMU) has announced that a new leadership role will be created. Dr....

3 Ways Black College Students Can Save Money In College

Saving money while attending an HBCU, or any college can be difficult to keep up with, especially when you want the best college experience your campus can...

Charleston and the Role of the Black Church

Patheos.com *Note: This post is a response to a friend’s sincere question about how she needs to address her community in regards to the events in Charleston. She...

How Morgan State Failed a Gay Student

If you followed the events leading up to the suspension of the Kappa Alpha Psi chapter at Morgan State University you might remember Brian Stewart. The suspension...

The HBCU Experience by Dior Ginyard

HBCU’s are known throughout America for developing gifted African American men and women that are ready to take on challenges and obstacles that life has in store...

29 Powerful Women in the White House Share Their Secrets of Success

Levo It looks like Beyoncé was absolutely right! “Who runs the world? Girls!” To be more accurate, successful, savvy, and stay-on-it-til-it’s-done women. In the new issue of Essence Magazine,...

29 Things To Do Before Your High School Graduation – How Many Have You...

These suggestions are to help as graduation gets closer. Graduation, an end to an educational journey from Day Care to High School. Before this occasion parents need...

What Obama’s speech on Trayvon Martin and race in America means

On July 19, 2013, President Obama held an 18 minute press briefing where he discussed the George Zimmerman verdict, race relations in America, and what we can...

Building African Bloggers And Innovators In 2017

“What should we be doing going forward?” Africans can save Africa: Arnold Ekpe at TEDxEuston There are millions of potential brother and sister bloggers in Africa, diverse people...

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...

PBS’s Independent Lens Documentary: Soul Food Junkies

Looking for something off the mainstream tv path? Take a look at this filmmaker's journey into the Souls of black folks with Soul food. Check it out here: http://video.pbs.org/video/2305721338/ About Film: Filmmaker...

Celebrity Choreographer Dave Scott Talks his Journey, Greek Step Culture, Debbie Allen and More

By Taylor Bembery     Twitter: @taylorbembery Celebrity choreographer, Dave Scott, danced his way from the streets of Compton to the big and small screen. Scott who taught...

Stop Questioning HBCU Relevancy and Learn from Our Success

Systemic and systematic inequity within our nation’s education system necessitated the creation of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). An HBCU is defined under the 1965 Higher...

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