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Why #saveourHBCU's Won't Actually Save Our HBCU's

07.14.2014
Note: The following guest blog was written by George M. Johnson, an advocate for change in Higher Education in the African American Community....
What Does The Future Hold For HBCUs?

What Does The Future Hold For HBCUs?

Craig Melvin  06. 5.2014
MSNBC’s Craig Melvin explores the legacy of HBCUs, the challenges they face and what the future holds. This weeklong series looks at...
She's Baaaaack!

She's Baaaaack!

Julee Wilson  06. 1.2014
She's back! Tyra Banks is hitting the small screen again with a new daytime talk show. The supermodel announced the news on Instagram......
The Case for Underrepresented Students at Predominately White Institutions

The Case for Underrepresented Students at Predominately White Institutions

05.27.2014
I wanted to continue the legacy of brave students of color who proved that we are just as smart and deserving, if not more, than those...
From Morehouse to Berkeley and Back: Difficult Decisions for Black Students

From Morehouse to Berkeley and Back: Difficult Decisions for Black Students

05.21.2014
If we assume our own inherent potential and value as students and remain critical, we can begin to see the challenges that seek to obstruct...

HBCU Fashion Students Finally Recognized

05.20.2014
Many HBCUs have great fashion departments and robust programs that people aren't aware of. Though I did not attend an HBCU, as a former...
What Diddy Delivered To Howard Grads

What Diddy Delivered To Howard Grads

05.12.2014
Yes, he did briefly attend Howard, studying for a business degree, but left after only two years to pursue his music dreams. Would his...
EPA Chief Asks African-Americans To Become 'Climate Justice Advocates'

EPA Chief Asks African-Americans To Become 'Climate Justice Advocates'

Kate Sheppard  04.25.2014
ATLANTA -– Environmental Protection Agency leaders have something to tell African-American communities about the agency's work on climate...

Thinking Beyond the Box

04.22.2014
Those of us who are staunch advocates of HBCUs must not allow our support to impede a critical, yet objective analysis of what these institutions...

HBCUs: Over-Governed and Under-Led

04.16.2014
The question is not who is in charge. Rather, it is how well is the university doing in fulfilling its mission.
Iman Reminds Us What A Fashion Icon Looks Like

Iman Reminds Us What A Fashion Icon Looks Like

Julee Wilson  03.28.2014
We don't ever need an excuse to swoon over images of Iman. The fashion icon is considered one of the most beautiful and revered models...

Race and Sex at HBCUs

03.27.2014
These questions -- and many more -- complicate simplistic narratives of sexuality and help to debunk the idea that one can quantify LGBT...

The Art of Budget Cutting

03.14.2014
No matter how many times my colleagues and I had to grapple with cutting the budget, it was never a process with which I ever became completely...

Faith, Race and Leadership: Conversations With Morehouse College's 11th President

03.12.2014
The recent inauguration of Morehouse College's 11th president is a major milestone not only for HBCUs (Historic Black Colleges and Universities)...