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...

9 Pictures That Only HBCU Students Would Understand

There isn't a joke the band doesn't know... The next time you visit financial aid agents... But, before you get there, you have to prepare for war. Because the college...

NYPD’s “Blue Code of Silence” Screams Injustice & Prejudice

Earlier this month, a New York Police Department narcotics officer (often shortened to narc), blew a troublesome police scandal wide-open when he testified against corruption inside the...

A Cupcake a Day, Keeps the Doctor Away?

Articulate Moment by April C. Thornton: We are attentive to our hectic school schedule, but we neglect to provide the proper nourishment for our bodies.

The 10 HBCUs With The Best Retention Rates

Deciding whether to go to college can be difficult, stressing, and sometimes can be put on the back burner to find a peace of mind. Maybe taking a year...

Protective Styling For Natural Hair is Big Business

Today, a large portion of everyday women can be seen with protective styles—and for many women it's a way to achieve versatility without damaging their real hair. The...

Working hard, or hardly working? Students vs. HBCU Professors

Late to a previous class, I found myself right on colored folk time arriving to my next ‘get-together’: 2:00 o’clock Geology. Hooray. Our “professor” is short in height,...

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

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 own college experience....

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Top 22 HBCU Stories of 2014

Charles Dickens writes in his novel A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age...

2014 TOP FIVE HBCU DJS

DJ Bruce Bruce - Univ Arkansas at Pine Bluff  Bruce Jones, also known as DJ Bruce Bruce, is a native of Pine Bluff, AR. He has always had...

10 Things an HBCU Student Can Do For Spring Break.

The ways that you spend your time in college will be remembered for the rest of your life. Here are the following ways that you can spend...

The Plight of the Black QB

Many would have you believe that the hurdles and obstacles that black athletes have had to overcome ended with the integration in baseball with Jackie Robinson. At...

Become Familiar……Know Your Roots? by April Thornton

By: April C. Thornton Racial identity has been a manifesting issue on HBCU campuses. The formal term African American is used to classify the race of our people....

Student Loan Debt Greatly Affect Lives of Black Students

According to reports on an analysis done by the Urban Institute, a Washington based organization that studies education, low income families, and health regulations, over 40% of African-American families had...
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What We Can Learn From The Huffington Post Co-Founder’s Big Idea

Ariana Huffington, co-founder of The Huffington Post, has recently went viral and released a new book with her opinions on something so simple. In a world of final...

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...

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