28 Black Inventions Used Today

In honor of Black History Month, we find it necessary to pay homage to those in Black history who have paved the way for all of us...

Happy Founders’ Day, Iota Phi Theta

On this day, 49 years ago, twelve men bonded together on the footsteps of Hurt Gymnasium on the campus of Morgan State College (now known as Morgan...

Spelman College Hosts ‘When Sorrows Come: A Symposium on Death and Dying in African-American...

ATLANTA (Feb. 17, 2015) -- Exactly 50 years since the assassination of Malcolm X, Spelman College will host "When Sorrows Come: A Symposium on Death and Dying...

Emmett Till Civil Rights Heroes – Moment in History

"Have you ever sent a loved son on vacation and had him returned to you in a pine box, so horribly battered and water-logged that someone needs...

U.S. Postal Service to Honor Robert Taylor With Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will release its latest stamp in the Black Heritage Series on Feb. 12, paying tribute to Robert Robinson Taylor. From The Journal of Blacks...

The History of UMES

PRINCESS ANNE, MARYLAND — University of Maryland Eastern Shore The University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers an impressive array of accredited academic programs blending a time-honored curriculum with...

You Know MLK Jr., But Do You Know Izola Ware Curry?

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is regarded as one of the most prominent faces of the Civil Rights Movement, hailed for his triumphs and sacrifices throughout the 1950s. And while his...

18 Famous Historically Black College and University Alumni

Many of pop culture's biggest names have their own remarkable origin story. A lucky break, a serendipitous career move, or the life experience and knowledge gained at...

Amelia Boynton Robinson, Survivor Of ‘Bloody Sunday,’ Dies At 104

NPR Amelia Boynton Robinson, who went from being beaten on a bridge in Selma, Ala., in 1965 to being pushed across the bridge in a wheelchair alongside the...

Faculty Members, Admin Staff Looks Back At The 1969 Wilberforce University Fire

In the late 1960s, black students on college campuses around the country were at the vanguard of protest to bring about change in the world around them....

The Bayou Classic: Fun, Football and Festivities

Normally after Thanksgiving people feast on left over turkey, greens and macaroni and cheese, or maybe some honey smoked ham with a side of your mother’s famous...

Historical Landmark: The CN&I Power Plant on the Campus of Central State University

HBCUBuzz visits Wilberforce, Ohio to unearth the history surrounding the CN&I Power Plant at Central State University.   In the world of black history, one element that is prominently...

Al Sharpton Pushes to Help TSU Program Inducted Into the Basketball Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service) - The Reverend Al Sharpton is widely known for taking up the fight on behalf of the underdog in his pursuit of...

PBS Documentary ‘The Central Park Five’ tackles issues of race and blame

Need something to watch with a little substance? Check out The Central Park Five documentary and let us know what you think. About The Central Park Five: A new film...

Dream Defenders occupy Florida state capitol to repeal ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws

After the George Zimmerman verdict student activists known as the Dream Defenders rushed to the state of Florida to strategize and plan how they would bring about justice to...

Students Rally for More Funding of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Students held a rally at Maryland’s State House Monday hoping to get more funding for the state’s four historically black colleges and universities. Sequoya Patterson went from Connecticut...

Dr. Blevins reflects on 41 years at BSC

When the Bluefield State College Presidential Selection Committee announced the selection of Dr. Marsha Krotseng to serve as BSC president,  slipped off the local radar screen for...

Rap Game. Black/African Americans: This is Not Who You Are!

Rappers Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Kanye West, “P” Diddy, 50 Cent, and hip-hop businessmen Russell Simmons, and Robert Johnson, just to name a few, are members of the...

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