Overcoming Depression — How To Beat Depression During College At An HBCU

During my five years at HBCU Central State University in Wilberforce, I had a hard time dealing with depression. According to the Oxford dictionary, depression is feelings...

5 Ways to Survive at an HBCU

College can be pretty hard to adjust to, especially for freshmen and sophomores. Senior year you should already know the ends and outs and what to expect...

HBCUs Must Inspire The Next Generation Of Bloggers

The growth of blogging has transformed beyond the basics of text, there is now video blogging, micro blogging, podcasting and a host of other platforms and tools...

HBCU Swag Your Marketing And Branding

Students attending HBCUs should be engaged in educational and leadership building opportunities. Students; freshmen to seniors marketing themselves and having a strong personal brand helps to set...

5 Things You Need to Know Wednesday in the HBCU Community

1. Top HBCU Homecomings announced It is that time of the year again. The Buzz is asking students, faculty, alumni and supporters to vote your choice HBCU as...

HBCU Graduates Coming Face-to-face with the Job Market

We all know how much society stresses the importance of higher education.

Should HBCUs get rid of open admissions?

Many students at HBCUs are first generation college students who have the opportunity to test their ideas and future objectives after school through direct experience. During my freshman...

Open Letter: Shaken by Black Teen Gunned Down by Police

I am taken aback. The death of Michael Brown, a 17-year-old African-American male said to be heading to college on Monday, indubitably brings a certain sense of...

Gregory S. Parks: Gay Men in Black Fraternities

On Sept. 8, 2012, Nathanael Gay married Robert Brown in Lexington, Ky. About a month later, on Oct. 4, 2012, Brown uploaded a video of the wedding...

Walter Kimbrough Remembers College Prez Dream and Says ‘Do What You Love’

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...

Entertainment Manager Yandy Smith Talks Value of Black College Experience

The summer break is in full swing for many of you college students. And although I’m sure you’ve already applied and been accepted to your chosen college...

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....

HBCU Student, Lanique Williams Talks about Going the Extra Mile

Going the Extra Mile Lanique Williams Lanique.williams12@gmail.com FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Determined to go to New Zealand for an internship to study psychology Deshon Floyd started out by calling different people...

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

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

Do Black Students Learn Better from Black Teachers?

As HBCU students, alumni, supporters and enthusiasts, most are obviously aware that the majority of the campuses are predominately African-American. There is diversity typically within the institution’s faculty...

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...

Tennessee State University Students Go Homeless For A Day

Six students from Tennessee State University decided to put their selves in the footsteps of a homeless person by going homeless for a day. They joined me within...

Ronald Mason Jr. Tells Us to Commit to Making Progress Everyday

This story is a part of the series "President's Corner" about the unique experiences, vision and leadership styles of each president at our nation's 107 historically black...

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