Posts tagged "HBCU"

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FUTW: How One NBA Prospect Could Change College Basketball

Last night I had a dream centered around what will soon be reality. Well, somewhat. It’s June and I’m sitting in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center among…

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VIBE At 20: Aliya S. King Talks Writing ‘Mean Girls Of Morehouse’ Exposé

VIBE's "Mean Girls Of Morehouse" exposé is not only the most controversial story of Aliya S. King's storied career, but also one of the…

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to Open School in Haiti

Most sororities commit to community service, but it's great to see that declaration put into action. Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will open an elementary…

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Howard University: ‘Hip-Hop’s Favorite University’ Keeps The People Talking

Howard University must have fine print that comes along with the acceptance letter: “When you go to a school so elite, haters — those who…

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Watch: Barack Obama Inspires Morehouse Grads With Commencement Speech (Video)

Although the conditions were less than ideal, President Barack Obama assured the 129th graduating class of Morehouse college that they had a bright future ahead.

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The Ten Best HBCUs in the Nation

Spelman College Founded in 1881, Spelman is a Liberal Arts women’s college in Atlanta, Georgia. Receiving it’s charter in 1924, Spelman holds the distinctio…

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Their Dominance Started at HBCU’s

Leslie Frazier – Alcorn State The current head coach of the Minnesota Vikings played for the Chicago Bears from 1981– 1985, and was part of…

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The Best Looking HBCU’s

We all want to go to beautiful looking schools, right? It’s just one more point of pride to say that you go to an extraordinary…

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Toyota Green Initiative Presents: Back On Campus

The Toyota Green Initiative is an environmental stewardship platform designed to empower people to adopt a sustainable lifestyle. The environment is the most valuable legacy…

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Ten Interesting Facts About HBCU’s

Lincoln University has two alumni who have been honored with commemorative first-class U.S. stamps: former Chief Justice, Thurgood Marshall and poet Langston Hughes.

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Powerhouse HBCU Teams

Grambling State University – 14 National Football Championships, 4 NFL players in the Hall of Fame, 11 in the MLB Hall of Fame, 4-time bowling…

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Politicking Around Campus

Barbara Jordan - After graduating from Texas Southern University and helping in the struggle for civil rights, Jordan went on to become the first Africa…

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Famous HBCU Alumni

Alex Haley (Alcorn State University) – Author of "Roots: The Saga of an American Family."…

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Howard, the Black Harvard

Despite its nickname, Howard University has been open to all men and women from any race and creed since the school’s inception in 1867. According…

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The Top 10 HBCU Bands

To anyone who has been to a big college, you are all too aware of how important “the big game” is. It is what many…

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Cheyney, the First HBCU

Even before slavery was abolished, a movement began in America to properly educate the black population of the country. The first of these institutions wa…

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V Exclusive! Drake Wants to Attend Howard University [VIDEO]

On Friday (Oct. 19) at Howard University’s Yardfest, Young Money superstar Drake stunned the audience when he was brought out by 2 Chainz for a…

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Peep This: Battle of the Bands at Bayou Classic

Gambling and Southern squared off once again on the football field for the annual Bayou Classic. But as usual, the real show came between the…