‘Queen Like Me’ Author Dr. Kimberly Brown on Why History is the Best Teacher

  You write that Queen Like Me explores the lives of Queen Nefertiti, Coretta Scott King, First Lady Michelle Obama, and other women leaders of the past and...

Hampton Professor and Colleagues Chronicle Earth’s Cooling Efforts in The Face of Global Warming

You and I have options for keeping cool on a hot summer day. For instance, we can find a spot in the shade, take a dip in a pool, or perhaps...

Ebony’s Editor-In-Chief Position Stays In The HBCU Family

It's all in the family as Ebony's Johnson Publishing named Kierna Mayo, a graduate of historically black Hampton University with a BA in Mass Media Arts, as Editor-in-Chief at Ebony. “Get...

Morehouse Man Mikael Moore is Now Janelle Monae’s Manager

Mikael Moore, who once had worked on "The Hill" in the nation's capital, says he has known one of music's biggest stars, Janelle Monae, for some 10 years...

This Is Why We “Step”

Greetings to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Greetings to the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated. Greetings to the ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority,...

FAMU Grad Student Named Outstanding Gubernatorial Leadership Fellow

FAMU Newsroom TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) student Nemmi Cole knows the value of persistence and hard work. Currently a doctoral student at the FAMU-FSU College...

New Trail Blazed for the LGBTQ Community at Spelman

Inside Spelman Lexus Phillips, C’2017, considers herself a “tiny” titan. At 5 feet tall, what Phillips lacks in height she makes up for with her personality and compassion...

Full-ride, Jackson State-bound Senior Refuses to Attend Prom

KLFY 10 News A tug-of-war is underway at a Louisiana high school because the principal refuses to let a gay student dress in a tuxedo for her prom. On...

Congrats to Texas Southern Grad and His Groom

NY Times  When he was younger, the Rev. Melvin Poindexter Miller had been torn between pursuing a career in dance or the ministry. After he was accepted into...

Times Six: Affirming a Pluralistic Vision of Blackness

Herald Recorder I read Akiba Solomon for the first time in the early 2000s when she was a senior editor at The Source magazine. Although Akiba's penchant for...

Why Must I Defend My HBCU Education to Black People Who Went Elsewhere?

Gawker: Julian Kimble I was destined to attend a historically black college or university (HBCU) once my parents met at Delaware State decades ago. Fate resulted in a...

Michelle Obama Sends a Message to Her Younger Self

Black Enterprise As part of her #DearMe campaign, First Lady Michelle Obama delivered a video message to herself with the mission to inspire and empower young people. “Dear Michelle,...

Huston-Tillotson Professor Spends a Year Living in Dumpster

The New Zealand Herald Jeff Wilson's life had all the trappings of a conventional adult existence. For starters, he was living in a comfortable, 280sqm Texas, home with a...

Barber-Scotia Alum Recalls Selma 50 Years Ago

Cherokee Tribune When Pat Tanner marched along the highway from Selma to Montgomery in 1965, she had no idea the Alabama march led by Dr. Martin Luther King...

9 Things to Know Before Dating at an HBCU

If dating were a movie, it would be like the film Inception, or Prestige, or Trance or Double Jeopardy or some other really big film that has...

Trains, Airplanes and Hyperloops, Oh My: The Future of Travel

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uegOUmgKB4E?feature=player_embedded] Cheaper and faster than air travel, immune to weather and simply a "really fun ride," can you picture yourself going from downtown LA to downtown San...

Graduation Rates Increase at HBCUs

The nation’s historically Black colleges have shown some of the greatest gains in the graduation rates of African-American students, according to a report compiled by the Journal...

Jumpstart! J-FAD Program at Howard University

Jumpstart DC – Howard University is hosting JFAD, a one-day educational program promoting language, literacy, and social skills among Head Start and Pre-K children on April 12...
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