Legacy

Legacy: By Dennis Richmond, Jr. In 1909 a young black couple got married in New York.  The groom was a handsome young laborer who cleaned chimneys named John...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Women’s History Month: College Aged Men Give Their Definitions Of ‘A Woman’

By 1986, 14 states had already declared March as Women’s History Month. This momentum and state-by-state action was used as the rational to lobby Congress to declare...

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...

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...

Stillman College Designated As Historic District

Tuscaloosa, AL - Stillman College has been designated an Alabama historic district. On June 23, 2016, The Alabama Historical Commission listed Stillman College to the Alabama Register...

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...

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...

The Hilltop, Howard University’s Campus Newspaper, Archive

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The complete '15-'16 The Hilltop publications are located here. Browse back issues of the student voice of Howard University from last...

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