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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Central State to Inaugurate University’s Eighth President, Cynthia Jackson-Hammond

Wilberforce – Central State University prepares to inaugurate President Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, Thursday, March 7, 2013. Jackson-Hammond is the eighth president of the university and the first woman...

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...

Case involving UMES, other HBCU’s closes

Lawyers for the state of Maryland and for a group of students and alumni of Maryland’s four historically black universities sparred Friday over whether the state has...

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...

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...

Black History Month at ‘the real’ HU

Check out some schedule events throughout the month of February for Black History Month at HU (Hampton University). The month’s theme is “R.E.P.:" Remembering the Past, Embracing 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....

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...

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...

Obama Calls on ‘We the People’ at Inauguration

The Root's managing editor, Sheryl Huggins Salomon, takes a look at how far not only we as black people have come, but America entirely, after the Inauguration of Barack...

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...

Howard Alum to Play Jackie Robinson in Upcoming Movie “42”

Congratulations to Chadwick Boseman! Chadwick Boseman, 30, is one of Hollywood’s up-and-coming actors. The South Carolina native is best known for his roles on the TV series Lincoln Heightsand Persons...

UDC to Study Monument Proposal for African-American Military Hero

The University of the District of Columbia moved Tuesday to study the cost of erecting a monument to honor Col. Charles Young — a pioneering Black military...

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