Business Plan Do’s And Don’ts

Your business plan is the step between pitching to and pinning down investors. Entire TV shows have been dedicated to the art of the pitch, but...

5 reasons to be an Iota

The original title of this article was "5 Reasons to Go Greek," but it did not make the cut. Here's 5 Reasons to be an Iota: 1. Peter Parker...

Articulate Moment of the Week by Maurice Robinson

“Change in our Black Community" Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream indeed. A dream that encompassed the Supreme Court Decision in 1954 which overturned the Plessy vs. Ferguson decision that stated “separate but equal.

Mom’s House or Flophouse? Where to Live After College

The Root The thing I, as a shorty, looked forward to the most about transitioning from jailbait-hood to manhood was the right to move out of my parents’...

Florida Woman Jailed for Firing ‘Warning Shot’ Released From Prison

On Tuesday Marissa Alexander, a Florida woman and mother who fired warning shots at her abusive husband to stop his coming attack, recently was released from a Jacksonville, Florida prison...

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...

The Plight of the Black Male

Although as many people of color are able to realize, it is not always as evident the struggles that separate genders face. Many times women expect to...

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...

Honda Campus All Star Challenge: The Pinnacle of HBCU Quiz Bowls

Avery University versus Hillman College in the All Star Challenge Tournament, remember that episode of ‘A Different World?’ Dwayne Wayne and Whitley may have lost the quiz...
The Black Greeks

How to Show Interest in a Greek Organization

It’s that time of year again; you can feel it in the air. Guys are dusting off their line jackets, girlfriends are ordering paddles from Unique Impressions-...

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,...

Clark Atlanta Grad Erica Barrett Shares Her Recipe For Success With You

You’ve probably scrolled past editorial stylized dishes on your favorite food blog or on social media. But it’s not every...

Racist Tweets To Obamas Land Puerto Rican Official in Hot Water

Seemingly racist tweets by an employee of the Puerto-Rican government have stirred controversy across the nation. According to the Associated Press, Heidi Wys sent tweets to President...

The HBCU Experience #inmyOwnWords by Dominique McDonald Howard University

Initially, we sough to pen an article on why Howard University student (at the time this article was written) Dominique McDonald chose her major in Public Relations,...

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....

What Role Will You Play? Wilberforce University Call-To-Action

The Renaissance of Racism America’s First Private Historically Black College & University - Wilberforce University Call-To-Action & Reflection on the President's Open Letter to the HBCU Community

2014 Top 10 HBCU Accomplishments by Huffingtonpost’s Marybeth

(Huffintonpost.com) Marybeth Gasman - This post is co-authored by Nelson Bowman III, Executive Director at Prairie View A&M University. It's that time of year again - time to look back...

The Gloucester Institute: HBCUs Leading the Way

HBCU’s Lead Too!             Students from several HBCUs received the chance of a lifetime this past weekend in Gloucester County, Virginia. I am blessed to be a part...

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