Stop Questioning HBCU Relevancy and Learn from Our Success

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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...

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...

7 Reasons Malia Obama Should Consider an HBCU

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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...

What We Can Learn From The Huffington Post Co-Founder’s Big Idea

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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...

Student Loan Debt Greatly Affect Lives of Black Students

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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...

The HBCU Experience by Dior Ginyard

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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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By: Anayka Pomare, HBCU Buzz staff writer What if the cure for cancer is trapped inside the mind of someone who can’t afford an education? Is it me or...

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...

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...

The 10 HBCUs With The Best Retention Rates

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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

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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...

A Cupcake a Day, Keeps the Doctor Away?

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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.

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,...

2014 TOP FIVE HBCU DJS

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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...

“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 own college experience....

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

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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...

10 Things an HBCU Student Can Do For Spring Break.

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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...

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