Posted on: November 10, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Denver Terrance Tells us What Really Happened During the Southern University Massacre in 1972

There are many moments in Black History that we rarely hear about, and the Southern University Massacre is one of them. This incident took place in 1972 on the HBCU campus Southern University in Baton Rouge and resulted in two students being killed by police, including Denver Smith. We had the chance to speak with Denver Terrance, who is the nephew of Denver Smith and also a graduate of Southern…

Posted on: September 29, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Award Winning Producer Rushion McDonald Speaks on How Joining Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Gave His Life Direction, Starting the HBCU Awards, and New Talk Show

Rushion McDonald is 2-time EMMY Award and 3-time NAACP Image Award-winning television, film, and radio producer. His past projects include the Steve Harvey talk show and Steve Harvey Morning Show radio show, Think Like A Man movies, The Jamie Foxx Show, Sister, Sister, The Parkers, the Neighborhood Awards, tours, etc.) On the quest to reinvent himself, he recently started the Money Making Conversations podcast and syndicated radio talk show that…

Posted on: September 17, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Meet HBCU Gradute AL Lewis, the Youngest Black Female Subway Franchise Owner

Virginia State University graduate AL Lewis has accomplished at the young age of only 26-years- old, what many people either venture into later on in life, or not at all. She has managed to become the owner of multiple Subway restaurant franchise locations.   Throughout our recent conversation with AL, she gave some great advice on business, saving money and the HBCU experience that definitely let us know she is wise…

Posted on: September 14, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Miguel Wilson, The Founder of the First Polo Team at an HBCU, Covers the New Issue of Historically Black Since Magazine

Earlier this year, Miguel Wilson made news headlines for creating the first ever Polo team at HBCU Morehouse College. As an HBCU graduate himself and also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., Miguel Wilson has covered a lot of ground in the business and fashion world. He has made a name for himself with The Miguel Wilson Collection, which is a mens bridal collection that has graced the…

Posted on: September 8, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Johnson C. Smith University ESports and Gaming Announces First Ever HBCU Partnership with Nacon Gaming

Johnson C. Smith University’s (JCSU) Metropolitan College of Professional Studies is pleased to announce a partnership between its Esports and Gaming trifecta, the first at an HBCU, and Nacon Gaming, an international premier video gaming equipment company. The trifecta consists of: Esports and Gaming Management minor Esports Lab Esports Club The University’s program also offers a Certificate program consisting of four specialized courses, all of which are aimed at providing professionals with insight…

Posted on: September 1, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Entrepreneur and Real Estate Professional Jimmy Jones Speaks on Business and His HBCU Influence

HBCU graduates are represented in many different fields of life. Atlanta native and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Member, Jimmy Jones is no different. We recently had the opportunity to speak with the FAMU graduate, and dig into his HBCU experience, his career as a real estate professional and being the owner one of the largest email event marketing companies in Atlanta, Ga . Listen to the full interview HERE About Jimmy…

Posted on: August 23, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Donates $50,000 to the NAACP, in Support of the James Weldon Johnson Scholarship

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. recently announced that it would contribute $50,000 to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP), to support the new James Weldon Johnson Scholarship. Micheal E. Cristal, the international president of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, made the declaration in a video interview with Derrick Johnson, president, and CEO of the NAACP. The James Weldon Johnson Scholarship is named after Bro. James Weldon Johnson,…

Posted on: August 19, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

5 Colleges That Were Started By or Named After Black Women

The contributions of African Americans in this country are endless and span over various industries including education, politics, household inventions, and entertainment just to name a few. We know about prominent figures such as George Washington Carver, Rosa Parks, and  Booker T. Washington, but there are various others, especially women we need to hear more about. Today we wanted to shed some light on the black women who played an…

Posted on: August 16, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

10 HBCU Photographers and Videographers You Need To Know

We have all seen the photos and videos, many of which have gone viral, of the 2020 graduates and prior. We’ve all seen the HBCU band and dance team videos that have graced social media and the internet as a whole. But, what many people don’t know and rarely ever get to meet are the faces behind the lens that make these  great photos and videos possible. Being a photographer…

Posted on: August 13, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

10 Spelman College Graduate Entrepreneurs and Creatives You Need To Know

Historically Black Since is a platform dedicated to the culture HBCUs and Black Greek Lettered Organizations. We recently started a new social media series “HBCU Success Stories” where we highlight need to know HBCU graduates who have gone on to do great things. Today we present 10 Spelman College graduates you need to know who are entrepreneurs and creatives. 1) Asha Grant – Asha is launching a bookstore in Los…