Contributor Felecia Commodore recently got a chance to see the Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures” and came away with a key takeaway on sisterhood.
Reasons Why Voting is Critical to the Life of Public HBCUs
Don’t sleep on local and state elections. If you care about Historically Black Colleges, especially public HBCUs, you need to vote—for everything.
Figuring Out the Future of FAMU: Lessons Learned
Lessons of leadership, organizational culture, and shared governance that we can all learn from the President Mangum era of FAMU.
Joining a Black Sorority: 5 Things to Consider Before Pursing Membership
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 […]
Growing Pains, Institutional Change, and Leadership at FAMU
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 […]
Why the World Needs More Black Girl Magic
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 […]
Living the Legacy: Congrats to all Graduating Black Greek Sorors
Felecia Commodore takes the time to celebrate the legacy & scholarly accomplishments of Black sorority members graduating from college all over the country.
Top 5 Black Sorority Issues for 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 […]