In the next installment of our “Alumni” series where artists discuss their college experiences,  Syleena Johnson talks about the racism she witnessed at one school and her decision to pledge Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. RELATED: Take A Tour of Chicago On! “Drake University was really racist…one time we had a race riot and […]

Two years after its cancellation, “The Wire” has been given the respect given to authors like Dickens and Shakespeare, Hemingway or Langston Hughes. It has been given its own class at Harvard. Not only has it been given an undergraduate class at Harvard, but in this spring, “The Wire” will be taught at Harvard Law […]

I’m increasingly alarmed at the notion that having a college degree somehow makes a person intellectually superior in the area of personal finance. Last I checked, personal finance has yet to be made a mandatory course on high school and college campuses in this country even though it is the one subject you actually do need […]

VIA NEWSONE When U.S. News and World Report came out with their ranking of the top 20 HBCUs in the country, I became curious. I was wondering if my personal perception of the best schools matched the views of those who make these lists. I couldn’t afford to attend an HBCU out of high school […]

Summer time is about hot sticky days, and humid nights. Fireflys and summer camps. Pool parties and barbeques, but for high students it’s a time to plan for their future. Last week, 70 rising seniors from South Carolina attended a four-day camp at Johnson C. Smith University. College Summit, a national nonprofit, designed the program […]

From StudentAthlete101 By Antonio Neves With all the talk surrounding LeBron James’ future (C’mon LeBron!) and what NBA uniform he’ll wear this fall, it got me to thinking. What did LeBron miss out on choosing not be to a collegiate student-athlete? 1. Education: Sure, LeBron is basically earning an MBA in business with all of […]