Posted on: February 26, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Belle Collective Star Tambra Cherie Speaks on her HBCU Experience, Radio and Following Your Passion

OWN TV star Tambra Cherie, found her passion for radio while in graduate school at Jackson State University. The Jackson, MS native, author and entrepreneur is proof that you will be rewarded for staying true to your passion, and trusting Gods plan for your life. She has now made her way to television screens, as star of the hit reality show Belle Collective, which follows the lives of successful black…

Posted on: February 25, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

10 Black Inventors you Need to Know

Inventors are essential pillars of both modern and traditional society. Without them, normal life wouldn’t be what it is today. With inventions such as the personal computer, such individuals have helped better the human race through their hard work over time. This post will highlight 10 black inventors you need to know. Read along! Mark Dean   After graduating top of his class at University of Tennessee, Dean worked for IBM…

Posted on: February 16, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Priyanka Banks Speaks on Her HBCU Experience, Being on Television, Entrepreneurship and More

Priyanka Banks is the founder and CEO of Priyanka’s Palace, a footwear company that bears her name. Priyanka was born in Atlanta Ga, where she has always been able to express herself. Priyanka attended HBCU Alabama State University, where she majored in theatre, a major where she was trained in all the things she enjoys doing such as acting, dancing, and performing. Since college, she took over the theatrical circuit…

Posted on: February 13, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

5 HBCU Graduate Women You Need To Know

HBCU institutions have long been recognized as being important academic hubs that produce some of the most influential women in the American society. Since the establishment of these centers, they have gone on to grace us with essential women leaders that have advocated for the improvement of the community through hard work and input in various sectors. In this post, we are going to highlight 5 HBCU graduate women you…

Posted on: February 9, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

This HBCU Graduate is Building a Tech Company for Music Artists and Influencers

Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) graduate Dan Ware, is no stranger to hard work and dedication. While still a student on campus, he made a name for himself within the party promotion and marketing space. Years later, he is making headlines when a new venture, Breakr, which is a tech company that he started with his Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity brothers.  We recently had the chance to speak with…

Posted on: February 2, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

21 Tweets About HBCU Life that Show How Impactful the HBCU Culture is

With a newly elected HBCU graduate in the White House, the HBCU Pride amongst students and graduates is at an all time high. The culture of Historically Black College and Universities, and the experience that happens while at these institutions, is unparalleled to none. With this in mind, we wanted to highlight 21 tweets that show the world just how impactful and powerful the HBCU culture is.  Checkout the list…

Posted on: January 29, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Meet the Howard University Graduate and Owner of the Black Owned Travel Brand, Passport Poppin

Tell us how your business Passport Poppin got started  I started Passport Poppin back in Spring of 2019. I lived abroad in Costa Rica for a year and returned to the DMV area a few months prior. I wanted to continue sharing my love of travel and thought that starting a blog would be the best option. I started an Instagram and eventually decided to turn it into a full…

Posted on: January 28, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

HBCU Graduate Becomes the New CEO of Walgreens

Walgreens Boots Alliance is set to replace current CEO Stefano Pessina with current Starbucks Chief Operating Officer, Rosalind Brewer. This will make Brewer the only African American and woman to hold the position of CEO in any of the Fortune 500 companies. This announcement was confirmed by the drugstore chain in a statement released Tuesday afternoon.  Starbucks had announced the departure of Brewer in a statement released early Tuesday. She…

Posted on: January 27, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

13 Civil Rights Leaders That Are HBCU Alumni

Historically black colleges and universities, HBCUs, have stood the test of time for over one hundred years. During their century-long existence, they have welcomed countless Black men and women as students. Each student has gone on to make their mark unto the world. Some of those students include prominent leaders of the civil rights movement. Today we will go over thirteen civil rights leaders who are alumni of HBCUs. Ralph…

Posted on: January 21, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

These Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Members Were Dressed to Impress on Inauguration Day

Yesterday was Inauguration Day for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. This was a historic event with Harris being the first woman and person of color to hold the seat of Vice President.  Many Black fraternities and sororities throughout the day showed their appreciation for the duo. Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority has declared January 20th as Kamala D. Harris Day, with members honoring the Vice President by wearing…