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Tom Joyner offered star witness Rachel Jeantel a full ride to any HBCU of her choice and she has publicly excepted the offer. We want to know which College or University you think she should attend. Take our poll below and represent your school then explain your choice by leaving us a comment! To see the full interview with […]

Shout out to my school Wilberforce University c/o 2006!  there are always signs that you went to college but you KNOW you went to a Black College based off these signs and more! 1. When you got to your school, you were a little worried that it was going to be like School Daze… But ended up […]

Black sorority, Delta Sigma Theta celebrates its 99th Founder’s Day. Delta today Sigma Theta was founded in 1913 at Howard University by 22 female students. Delta Sigma Theta has a history of political activism dating since the women’s suffrage movement when they marched in the 1918 Women Suffrage March in Washington D.C. The sorority has […]


Graduate school at a predominantly white institution was a complete culture shock after four years of attending a historically black college and university. Since the age of 10 I knew I would attend and graduate from an HBCU. Both my mother and my aunt were products of HBCUs, and I understood early in adolescence what […]

HBCU alum and former BET executive Curtis Symonds will meet with the CBC later this month to propose his plans of creating the first television network dedicated solely to Historically Black Colleges and Universities. A soft-launch of the network and a grassroots HBCU promotion tour are planned for the fall, BET.com reports: Although his vision […]


By Walter Kimbrough For years, I made plans the last Saturday of February to spend as much time on the couch in front of the TV watching Tavis Smiley’s State of the Black Union. It was a day of great conversation, and I always had lots to think about during and after those conversations. The […]


VIBE is doing way more than ruffling feathers and spilling the tea these days as a newly released article highlighting a different kind of culture for it’s African American readers. Famed writer Aliya S. King journeyed to Atlanta’s esteemed Morehouse College to profile members of a sub-culture found within the institution’s often highly publicized and […]

Do you remember what it felt like the day you received your high school diploma or even the day you walked across the stage at your college’s commencement ceremony? What was that moment like for you? One of music and entertainment’s brightest stars has just experienced that same feeling, too, and it’s finally none other […]