If you are a high school senior and a student-athlete with hopes of continuing your athletic career in college…“you must register” to be NCAA eligible. You must register with the governing body of all college athletics. That would be the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The NCAA’s registration process determines whether you are eligible to participate […]
How HBCUs Can Remain Relevant for Generations To Come
HBCUs must find ways of remaining relevant through enhancing their mission in the 21st century. Here is a short list of ideas for enhancing HBCUs.
HBCU vs PWI Employment Debate: Our Grads Are in Demand
A recent post on Twitter throws shade at HBCU Grads and reignites the HBCU vs. PWI debate, but this time it’s related to employment. Contributor Richard Gibson, Jr. weighs in on the subject.
Black History: Know Yourself, Know Your Worth
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
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 […]
Critical Tips for Flexible Student Loan Repayment Options
Almost everyone in the finance industry agrees that the next financial explosion in the country will be student loans. The federal government saw the problem coming and has moved to offer more flexible repayment terms and borrower protection for federally-backed student loans. However, a large segment of student loans are held by private lenders. These […]
Flexing the Power of Young, Gifted and Black Voters
‘Power Concedes Nothing Without A Demand. It Never Did And It Never Will.’ – Frederick Douglass A portion of a quote from a revered Black leader who understood how the push and pull of political power works in America. Douglass spoke those prophetic words almost 200 years ago. To be sure the retail entry to […]
HBCUs As Launch Pads for Small Business Startups
Let’s get this party started! A launch party for new and innovative ideas that create businesses and foster economic development. So where is this launch party? Maybe at an HBCU near you. Since their inception in the late 1800’s, HBCUs have built their mode of being around the concept of being “teaching institutions”. It was […]