The Culture Examined: The Air Jordan Phenomenon

Every year, different groups of people make a special journey to a hollowed ground or location to pay homage to or worship. Muslims are required by the...

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...

Are HBCUs Boosting Minority Representation in the Sciences?

(The Atlantic Education) --- Caleph Wilson, an immunologist at the University of Pennsylvania medical school, always loved science, but even as a teenager he didn’t have his heart...

Why Sorority Sisters Makes You Want to Quit Life

VH1 has fans and sponsors talking about its new reality television show, and it’s not in a good way. Known for its 3 different installments of Love &...

Why Must I Defend My HBCU Education to Black People Who Went Elsewhere?

Gawker: Julian Kimble I was destined to attend a historically black college or university (HBCU) once my parents met at Delaware State decades ago. Fate resulted in a...

Iota Founder John D. Slade On The Wonderful Life of Founder Albert “Bus” Hicks

I have long considered the fact that quite a few of the Iota founders are still living among us today to be one of our greatest treasures...

Rand Paul Has My Support in 2016. He Should Have Yours, Too

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Top 7 Reasons why People attend HBCUs by HBCUinterview

Top 7 Reasons why People attend HBCUs by HBCUinterview Take a break from life and find out 7 powerful reasons why the youth choose HBCUs as their institution...

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,...

Why Don’t More Black Greeks On Campus At HBCUs Come Out As Gay?

In early 2015, I wrote about one particular Central State University student who asked the Black Greeks on campus at the school one simple but complicated question:...

28 Black History Landmarks

Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. helped to organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Greyhound Bus Station, Montgomery, Alabama The Freedom Riders were attacked...

How the Obama Administration Failed to Support HBCUs

The Obama Administration and his Department of Education just appropriated more than $171 million in federal funding to increase S.T.E.M. professional development at colleges and universities nationwide...

6 Reasons Selma is a Must See for HBCU Students

Director Ava DuVernay impressively depicts Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s time and energy spent on Voting Inequalities in her film "Selma." It specifically pinpoints the work King...

The Importance of Political Awareness

For decades our ancestors bled, fought and died in order to ensure our rights as equal citizens. The Ku Klux Klan, than a legal militant terrorist organization, developed...

5 Things Black Women Can Learn From – ‘Being Mary Jane’

Mara Brock Akil’s “Being Mary Jane" is currently in its second season on BET and is striking chords with women all over. News anchor Mary Jane Paul...

24 Black Businesses To Support This Black Friday

The black dollar makes up a large portion of today's economy, and yet and still it isn't as well respected as we'd like it to be. Supporting...

LISTEN – Amid Racial Tensions on US Campuses, Parents Make the Case for Black...

On college campuses across the county, racial tensions have been boiling over. From coast to coast, demonstrations are taking place at Ivy League schools like Yale and Columbia,...

Passing the Torch: 2019 HBCU Grads Offer Advice to Class of 2023

New city, new school, new friends, new life, new start.  Crossing the social, emotional and academic bridge from high school to college...

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