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

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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...

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

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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

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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...

Legacy

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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...

HBCU Trivia

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Let's see how much you really know about the history of HBCUs.

28 Black Inventions Used Today

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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...

HBCU History Is Black History

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ByErnie Suggs - The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionForget the football duels between North Carolina Central and North Carolina A&T. It doesn’t matter if Howard or Hampton is the real...

Case involving UMES, other HBCU’s closes

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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...

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

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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...

Everything You Need to Know Before Grand Opening Of the National Museum of African...

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The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture will hold its grand opening Saturday2016, September 24, 2016 and its set to air live on C-Span...

Obama Calls on ‘We the People’ at Inauguration

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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...

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

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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...

18 Famous Historically Black College and University Alumni

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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...

Emmett Till Civil Rights Heroes – Moment in History

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"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...

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

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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

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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

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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...

The Hilltop, Howard University’s Campus Newspaper, Archive

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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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