Why Google Thinks HBCUs Are Not Relevant

For every Black student at a predominantly white school who tweets about racial isolation and inequity at their school, seemingly, there are at least 10 Black students at HBCUs tweeting and posting about the food they don’t like, the housing they don’t like, the ratchetness of fellow students, the rules they don’t like, and the communities they don’t like at and surrounding their schools.

WATCH – Calvin Mills Proposes During Southern’s Bayou Classic Halftime Show

Watch Southern University alumnus Calvin Mills propose to his now-fiancee’ at halftime of the Bayou Classic. 

WATCH – Paul Quinn WE over ME Farm Featured on ESPN

Paul Quinn College was recently featured in ESPN the Magazine for its football field-to-farm conversion. 

WATCH – Virginia State Football Continues Road to National Championship

A wrap-up of Virginia State University’s 28-17 win over Long Island University in the opening round of the NCAA Division II football playoffs.

WATCH — Paul Quinn WE over ME Farm Featured on ESPN

Paul Quinn College was recently featured in ESPN the Magazine for its…

HBCU Students Are Upholding Civil Rights Legacy, But Alumni Must Provide More Support

We should not be fooled; politicians, media, corporations and legislative and cultural oppressors know just how effective marching is today; the timing of last night’s non-indictment announcement in Ferguson, Mo. should give us all a sense of just how much Black folks in a crowd matters to the public, even with the imminent threat of violence.

The Historically Black Life of Marion Barry

He gave into himself, and unto others, until he could give no more. And this is the same plight faced by many of our historically Black institutions today. Egos, money, power and influence tint governance of our institutions, but because we are conditioned to do more with less, and because we are capable of and committed to executing a vision of success for Black students, we can generally overcome our own worst failings to make life better for others. 

Criticism of Partnerships Doesn’t Improve HBCU Crisis

Criticizing the few who are working to carry the burden of the people doesn’t lighten the load; it makes some want to remove their hands from the plow and count our freedom as a cause lost to our own miseducation.

On Homosexuality, Today’s Morehouse Unfairly Bears History’s Burden

No matter how charged and public the duel between homosexuality and the…

On Homosexuality, Today’s Morehouse Unfairly Bears History’s Burden

No matter how charged and public the duel between homosexuality and the…