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...

Alpha Phi Alpha General President Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr. visits Virginia Union University

       Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr., the 33rd General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. came to visit the ‘hollow grounds and dear old walls’ of Virginia...

The Importance of a Woman’s Hair by Aria Newton

As an African American woman in the black community one must understand how important the upkeep of our hair is.

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,...

5 Tips to Tame Your Temper at Financial Aid Offices #HBCUFreshmanBible

One, two, three, four, five, six people… I’m counting six people currently ahead of me in line for financial aid questions, concerns and issues that needs to...

3 Must Pack Items for Spring Break 2016

The Buzz recently posted an article describing 10 different ways you can spend your spring break. Among the suggestions were some of the classics, such as taking a road...

What’s Up With Bowie State’s Radio Station?

The biggest names in the country have graced the campus of historically black Bowie State University including, President Barak Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Minister Louis...

“Instagram Fame -Us by Diamond L. Mitchell

Follow me on Instagram.. You hear that phrase a lot. Normally, it is followed by phrases like, "Speaking of Instagram, Why did such and such like my picture?"...

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...

Student Government Association: Three Reasons to Join

By HBCU Lifestyle, The student body is involved in almost every event in the school, especially activities that require student participation like sports meets, rallies, student conventions, freshman...

John Silvanus Wilson: ‘Obama is Not an Enemy of HBCUs’

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...

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...

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...

7 Reasons Malia Obama Should Consider an HBCU

The fall can be a stress­ful time for high school seni­ors, even for Pres­id­ent Obama’s eld­est daugh­ter, Malia. Aside from who she chooses for the Sid­well Friends...

Why music video shot at Howard depicting interracial love doesn’t make me cringe

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBTJ4aF1qhI?feature=player_embedded] "The aspirations and assumptions of one generation are often realized, debunked, and adjusted by the next." -- Garlin Gilchrist II, The SuperSpade Okay, I lied. The music video depicting...

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"...

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’s Strive Towards President Obama’s Collegiate Challenge by Ayvaunn Penn

The HBCUs are taking immediate steps making plans to rise to President Obama’s challenge: for the United States to have the highest percentage of college graduates by...

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