The HBCU Journal on Research Initiatives is an interdisciplinary, peer reviewed referee journal with an emphasis on research initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Select writings are reviewed by the peer reviewed editorial board, which selects the best critical articles among the genres in research writing across the disciplines and within the disciplines, written by faculty and staff at Edward Waters College and other esteemed scholars from local, national, and international colleges and universities.
Manuscripts are accepted throughout the year but must be received before the January and August publication release dates for publication consideration. Manuscripts can be in the Modern Language Association standard document style and should not exceed 25 pages in length—not including tables, graphs, figures, and references—and typed double spaced in 12 point font Times New Roman. However, exceptions may be made for stellar quality. Submissions can be submitted for publication consideration to Megan Crowley-Watson at firstname.lastname@example.org as an attachment. Manuscripts should be original and not submitted to other journals. Manuscripts should include a short bio, cover letter, and contact information.