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Leaders without a Title: What Can Be Learned From Morris Brown College

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Losing its accreditation and federal funding in 2002 and suffering from mismanagement of the school’s finances, Morris Brown College (Georgia) is at the place...

Tips from a Christian Athlete – Kesi Hess

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Kesi Hess is the Vice-President of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is involved in My Sister’s Keeper Inc. She also pays On Tennessee State...

Does HBCU Talent translate to the NFL level

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Since predominantly White Institutions have grown to accept more and more African-Americans into their sports program one of the downsides has been the talent pool for...

The Miseducation of Hampton University… How the ban on locs and cornrows began

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By Lawrence "LAW" Watford It’s funny, I had just submitted my next piece for TM.com; a piece about the dangers of, what I call “hair...

Fear of a Black President – a Must Read

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As a candidate, Barack Obama said we needed to reckon with race and with America’s original sin, slavery. But as our first black president, he...

Hampton’s Cornrows, Dreadlocks Ban Strays Away from its Mission

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In this day and age, entrepreneurs flourish by rebelling against traditional values, but a Dean of a renowned university whose roots are deep in...

Politics with Ariell Tillman

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Ariell Tillman is a senior at Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tennessee and is from St. Louis, Missouri. She is a member of the...

Welcome Class of 2016: Letter from the Editor

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To the Class of 2016, congratulations. You have done it. You have proved many wrong, and you have made your family, friends, and most...

Racist Tweets To Obamas Land Puerto Rican Official in Hot Water

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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...

“I’m Just Sayin”…. Reflections From a Hamptonian

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by: Tiera C. Harris Hampton University Helped Me. After reading Julian’s article about her displeasure with Howard University, I took some time to reflect on my...

Educate Yourself: Why Bother Reading a Book?

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Why should students bother reading a 300-page book nowadays, especially when they have better things to do—like solving that problematic puzzle of how to...

Why Obama’s push on student loans is critical for black college students

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Lisa Haynes, 23, listens as President Barack Obama delivers the Commencement address at Hampton University May 9, 2010, in Hampton, VA. Haynes is graduating with a...

Why They Are Trying To Defile Trayvon Martin’s Name

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“They've killed my son, now they want to kill his reputation.” This was said by Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin yesterday during a...

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...

Getting The Facts Right About the Trayvon Martin Situation

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If you don't know who Trayvon Martin is by now, then you may be shocked to hear about this tragic story. In a gated...

LEADERS>>>Followers AT HBCUs

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"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." — Jack Welch Do...

Kony2012: The Infamous Warlord Exposed

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The most infamous viral video in history, “Kony2012” has caused a major stir. With more than 100 million views in six days, the 30-minute movie...

Former Tuskegee Airman Talks “Red Tails” Inspiration

Social prejudice and individual determination were the focus of conversation for Col. Herbert Carter, an original member of the 99th Squadron and the Tuskegee...