Contributor Felecia Commodore recently got a chance to see the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures” and came away with a key takeaway on sisterhood.
Don’t sleep on local and state elections. If you care about Historically Black Colleges, especially public HBCUs, you need to vote—for everything.
Lessons of leadership, organizational culture, and shared governance that we can all learn from the President Mangum era of FAMU.
The fall semester is well underway on college campuses across the country. By this time students have begun to settle in, started eyeing how they can get involved on campus, and setting goals for this year and their college careers. For young women this may include pursuing membership in a Black sorority. If this pertains […]
Symbols are an important piece of American society. Symbols can inspire and they can also remind of us of a time passed. People take their symbols seriously, sometimes religiously. One only needs to look at the current climate around the removal of the confederate flag from the South Carolina capitol building to understand this to […]
I am so perfect so divine so ethereal so surreal I cannot be comprehended except by my permission ~ “Ego Tripping”, Nikki Giovanni I was tired. I imagine you were tired too. With all of the overt racism, the attacks on Black people’s lives and spaces, the divisiveness across the country, the disrespect for people […]
by Felecia Commodore & Marybeth Gasman A little over a week ago, many of us watched with horror as the story in Charleston, South Carolina at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church unfurled. For some of us, it was a horror we couldn’t fathom happening in 2015. It had to be a bad dream that was […]
Felecia Commodore takes the time to celebrate the legacy & scholarly accomplishments of Black sorority members graduating from college all over the country.