HBCU College Life: Everything You Want To Know about HBCU Campus Living

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Five Issues Divine Nine Fraternities Must Address in 2015

A look at issues Divine Nine fraternities—Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, Omega Psi Phi, Phi Beta Sigma and Iota Phi Theta—must address in 2015.

There was quite some discussion in 2014 about the five issues I felt Divine Nine fraternities should address. As 2015 has rolled in, I realize that one issue seems to never go away while events throughout the course of 2014 gave me perspective on more things to which our fraternities—Alpha Phi Alpha, Kappa Alpha Psi, […]

Black History: Know Yourself, Know Your Worth

George Washington Carver: Because of Him, I Can

Yes! Black History Month is here again. Believe it or not, there was a time when there was only a Black History Week. However, progressive as that may seem, there are budding elements coming largely, but not solely from the African American community that suggest that Black History Month as separate singular concept in lore […]

Black History Month Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

Black history icons Hattie McDaniel (left), Crispus Attucks (top right), and The A&T Four (bottom right).

Throughout our history, people of color have had to endure many toils, trials, and tribulations in America. This long running play about Black humanity is collectively called Black History. Embracing our history should be vital to people of color. It helps us obtain a clear and sound understanding of the past, the problems we face […]

Top 5 Black Sorority Issues for 2015

The top five issues that Black sororities will need to think about and address in 2015

The year of 2014 was one with many eventful moments for Black people. Conversely, it was also an eventful year for Black sororities. Black sororities saw moments of divided views and moments of dynamic unity. The year of 2015 is now upon us, and as we move forward here are my views on what the […]

Top 10 Black Greek Success Stories: 4th Quarter 2014

Highlights from Black Greek success stories in the 4th quarter of 2014.

The news cycle in the last quarter of 2014 was undoubtedly very active with the Black Lives Matter movement. We saw a Black Greek break a major sports record, a chapter’s building win an environmental award, and Black Greeks mentioned as a major teacher recruitment effort. 10. Alpha Phi Alpha chapter at Valdosta State helps […]

MLK Day of Service 2015: 5 Ways to Volunteer in College

An AmeriCorps member prepares items to pack in kits for overseas troops at the DC Armory during 2013 National Day of Service and MLK Day activities.

Each year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) hosts the MLK Day of Service. This event brings together hundreds of thousands of volunteers spend their entire day at parks, homeless shelters, food pantries, hospitals, community gardens and other places serving their communities. Dr. King was so much about giving back to the community, […]

New Semester, New You: 5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself

New Semester, New You: 5 Ways to Reinvent Yourself

The New Year has finally begun and with it comes a new semester. If you are like many students it also means making new resolutions and promises to yourself. After all, the choices you make during the first few days of the semester can have long lasting effects. So where should you focus your efforts? […]

5 Smart Ways to Set Goals for the New Year in College

Hands of a young African American male student writing his New Year goals in a notepad.

Another year has arrived, and it is officially 2015. So perhaps, you have already begun to ask yourself what all you want to achieve this year. Around the beginning of the New Year or semester, many students often set resolutions or goals, but as you would have probably noticed, most of these thoughts never materialize […]

Black Greeks and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

Black Greeks and the #BlackLivesMatter Movement

I am proud of Black Greek-Letter Organization college members across America. Many have responded very well to the #BlackLivesMatter movement through their involvement. BGLO chapters and members have also been leaders. For example, the Truman State University Phi Beta Sigma chapter began a #ChalkedUnarmed social media movement. Later, Brown University’s Alpha Phi Alpha chapter’s held […]