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HBCU Top 30 Under 30 2016

Since their inception in the early 1800s, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have produced some of the finest and most celebrated African-American men and women across the country in every human endeavor. HBCUs are breeding grounds...

Top 5 HBCU DJs 2016

1909, then sixteen-years-old Ray Newby used a small spark transmitter to play records. Newby was a California resident and college student who shared news and information and played records. So t makes perfect sense a college student is regarded as...

Top 5 HBCU Dance Lines 2016

It is common knowledge that sporting events at historically black colleges and universities are not popular for sports, alone. Yes, the athletes do draw large crowds, but they do not do it alone! There are tons of elements to enjoy from the fun and...

Top 5 HBCU Bands 2016

Have you ever watched a movie that didn’t have a soundtrack? That is what an HBCU sporting event without a marching band compares to. Very dry. Marching bands are essential to the historically black college and university experience and 9 times out...

Top 5 HBCU Campus Newspapers 2016

The HBCU Buzz team allowed the black college community to choose the HBCU Buzz Top 5 Campus Newspapers—our annual list that highlights student newspapers at black colleges and the student journalists who reports and writes for them. We wanted...

Top 30 HBCU’s by Enrollment

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are currently facing a plethora of challenges, such as financial difficulties, poor leadership, declining enrollment numbers and graduation and retention rates. Even amid such challenges, a new study...

Top 5 HBCU Homecomings 2015

Homecoming at a historically black college or university (HBCU) is the time of the year when thousands of Black people unite back to what some call a “home away from home,” where students, alumni, family and friends join together in fellowship and...

2015 HBCU Top 30 Under 30

Cabral Clements – Morehouse College Class of 2016 | Media Major/ Sports – Journalism Minor Clements is a senior at Morehouse College and upon graduation (2016) will be a third generation Morehouse Man. Clements’ tenure at the college has...

Top 5 HBCU Djs 2015

DJ Loosekid – Florida A&M University Dj Loose Kid “Loose Kid”, winner of the 2015 TOP 5 HBCU Djs in the nation is at the forefront of the dynamic entertainment scene of HBCU Djs. Born Rasheed Okuboyejo, to Nigerian parents in Miami...

Top 5 HBCU Dance Lines 2015

Glance at a football game held at a historically black college or university (HBCU) and you will have a tough time just focusing on the football players. The rhythm and excitement of the HBCU football game experience is found in the stands with the...

Top 5 HBCU Bands 2015

For years, attending sporting events has been a tradition in the historically black college and university community.  These events mark new milestones for collegiate students and are reunions for proud alum. It is our belief that if you ask any...

Top 5 HBCU Homecomings 2014

Homecoming at a historically black college or university (HBCU) is the time of the year when thousands of Black people unite back to what some call a “home away from home,” where students, alumni, family and friends join together in fellowship and...

2014 TOP FIVE HBCU DJS

DJ Bruce Bruce – Univ Arkansas at Pine Bluff  Bruce Jones, also known as DJ Bruce Bruce, is a native of Pine Bluff, AR. He has always had a drive & passion for music. At a young age, he knew that he wanted to do music but in his own way...

2014 HBCU TOP 30 UNDER 30

30 – Jesse Sneed – Prairie View A&M University Maya Angelou Public Charter School is an Alternative High School in Washington, DC where at-risk students and students who have suffered from traumatic events attend. Jesse currently...

2014 HBCU TOP 30 UNDER 30

10 – George A. Olokun | Florida A&M University Mr – Opportunity national and international travels have allowed him to speak for thousands. Since his college days, he has been utilizing his oratorical gift to transform the lives of...

2014 HBCU TOP 30 UNDER 30

20 – Rachel S. Jackson | Clark Atlanta University A hometown hero, Rachel S. Jackson is an alumna of Clark Atlanta University, class of 2013. Graduating with a degree in marketing, “Rachie” as she is affectionately known has shown...

Top Five HBCU Dj’s 2012

DJ Chubb E. Swagg (Howard University) A native of Los Angeles, California , Dj Chubb E. Swagg, born Terrell Williams is a battle/club/mixtape disc jockey currently attending Howard University. Formerly a concert pianist over the past 13 years...