Saluting Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. | HBCU Standouts
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Saluting Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. | HBCU Standouts

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated (ΦΒΣ) was founded on January 9, 1914 at Howard University in Washington, D.C. by three African-American men A. Langston Taylor, Leonard F. Morse, and Charles I. Brown. We salute their Founders  and thousands of HBCU Sigma men whose “cause speeds on its way.” SALUTING SIGMA STANDOUT – JAMES WELDON JOHNSON | Initiated … Continue reading

Five HBCU-Related March on Washington Secrets
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Five HBCU-Related March on Washington Secrets

Fifty years ago on this day, thousands of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) staff, faculty, alumni and students (as well as future ones) were participants in the 1963 March on Washington. Think you know everything there is to know about their involvement? We’re betting you don’t. Here are the five best kept secrets of HBCU-related involvement … Continue reading

Growing Up with Gladiators: American Baptist’s Keith Caldwell #MyHBCUMyStory
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Growing Up with Gladiators: American Baptist’s Keith Caldwell #MyHBCUMyStory

I often find myself reflecting on the years I spent growing up in North Nashville. During the early 1980s, most of my childhood friends lived on streets that bordered the city’s black colleges. Interestingly enough, so did many of the coeds who attended one of Nashville’s four HBCUs: Tennessee State University, Meharry Medical College, Fisk … Continue reading