Joining a Black Greek Graduate Chapter

Members of Alpha Phi Alpha's South Dallas graduate chapter.

So, it looks like you may not join the fraternity or sorority of your choice in college. Whether the reason is something beyond your control or you choose to hold off until you graduate, you are in the same boat with a lot of college students who are interested in Black Greek life. There is […]

Driven To Give Program: BGLOs and Lincoln Motors Team Up

A Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity member poses with a Lincoln Motors vehicle at the 2014 Divine Nine Driven To Give Program event in Detroit, MI on Aug. 16th.

Lincoln Motor Company’s Divine Nine Driven To Give Program 2014 is a charitable endeavor with a difference. Running in association with the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), a group of nine Black Greek-letter Organizations (BGLOs), this program is based on fun and adventure. Divine Nine is an extension of Lincoln’s current Driven To Give venture, which supports charitable organizations […]

Black Greek Perceptions: 5 Ways to Boost PR for BGLOs

Black Greeks: Zeta Phi Beta's United Arab Emirates chapter

The furor caused by a CNN iReport social media post assuming that the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Capt. Ron Johnson, a member of Kappa Alpha Psi, is a gang member is beyond understandable. At the same time, it shows that we Black Greeks must never assume that our story is understood. I am not saying that […]

College Colors Day 2014: Show Your HBCU Spirit on Aug 29th

College Colors Day: Howard University fans show their school colors while cheering on the Bison football team form the stands at the AT&T Nation's Football Classic.

The countdown has begun! On Friday, August 29th, college football fans across the nation will be celebrating College Colors Day 2014. Each year this day is celebrated to mark the beginning of the athletic and academic year, wherein alumni, students, and supporters are encouraged to wear their college colors throughout the day. All HBCU fans […]

5 Reasons Why We Still Need Black Sororities Today

The black sorority members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council: Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta, and Sigma Gamma Rho.

Earlier this year there was an article regarding “5 Challenges Black Sororities Must Address in 2014”. The author brought up great points for us to consider and ponder. There was much debate and conversation around this piece, some persons even going to the extent of questioning the current relevancy of Black Sororities in our society. […]

For Us By Us: Creative HBCU T-Shirts Designed by Alumni

HBCU T-shirts: FLYY Apparel's founder Leslie Robinson rocks her Howard Made Woman Design.

The love and pride of wearing authentic HBCU gear that is made “For Us, By Us” is always cherished. There’s something about wearing HBCU apparel that can give you confidence and the feeling of being one with the HBCU family. In today’s everyday HBCU bookstores you can find the usual gear. Instead, we wanted to […]

Top 10 Black Greek Success Stories: 2nd Quarter 2014

Sharifa T. Love-Rutledge poses at the historic civil rights spot of The Stand in the Schoolhouse Door at the Foster Auditorium at the University of Alabama.

To create an awareness of Black Greek-Letter Organizations’ chapters’ and national organizations’ contributions to communities, I created a list of my top 10 news stories from Black Greek chapters from the first quarter of 2014. I am pleased to see that the Black Greek news cycle was very active from April to June. Here are […]

2014 HBCU Classics Football Schedule

HBCU Classics: Alabama State University fans cheer in the stands at the Turkey Day Classic.

We’re excited to announce the 2014 HBCU Classics football schedule for all of the black college football fans and supporters everywhere. This year we have a new football classic to add our list. The first annual Bahamas HBCUX Classic will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014 in Nassau, Bahamas. This event will feature a […]

Side Hustle: Online Gigs to Earn Extra Income in College

African-American HBCU student using a smart phone to manage her side hustle gigs.

Everyone needs a side hustle—you know: the money you earn outside of your primary source of income. If you’re a college student, your primary source of funds may come from your parents, loans, net checks or a part-time job—if you’re fortunate enough to have these. If you’ve been looking for ways to increase your cash […]