Posted on: June 15, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards Two Grants to Johnson C. Smith University

On June 11, 2020, Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) announced it has been awarded a two grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation totaling $610,000 to support JCSU’s Cultural Studies program in the College of Arts and Letters and relief efforts to JCSU students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Cultural Studies program expansion A $500,000 grant will assists the expansion, enrichment, and engagement of JCSU Cultural Studies programs, including the…

Posted on: June 12, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 2

How This Morgan State University Graduate Saved Her Life Through Her Weight Loss Journey

We found Ayana Bailey through her Instagram profile, and couldn’t help but be proud of the weight loss transformation she posted. We know how hard it can be keeping your weight in order, and especially reaching health goals, so we wanted to have her share her story of how her transformation took place. Tell us a little about yourself and your background My name is Ayana Bailey. I am 24…

Posted on: June 11, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Peaceful Protest March for Colin Kaepernick to be Led by NFL Hall of Famer T.O. & LisaRaye McCoy

Press Release–Colin Kaepernick brought awareness to police brutality four years ago. With the cell phone video of the police brutality and the murder of George Floyd, now it is a global light on these horrendous assaults on Black-men (people) and now protesters at large in America. After several high-profile NFL players last Friday released a video on social media demanding an apology from the NFL to “condemn racism, help end the systematic…

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

The Scholarship Plug Gives Students Insight on Securing Scholarships for College and Graduating Debt Free

Mrs. Shedly Casseus Parnther is an Award Winning College & Scholarship Advisor, Producer & Author of The Scholarship Plug, Mentor, Student Advisor and so much more. Shedly is dedicated to helping students and families understand that college is attainable despite the stigma it gets around affordability. She encourages students to apply to as many scholarships through the 100 Scholarship Challenge. Commonly known as “The Scholarship Plug,” her program brings awareness…

Posted on: June 8, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 2

This Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Member is the Founding Partner of One of the Top Black Owned Sports Agency

Brian Overstreet is the Founding partner of United Sports Group (USG), which was founded in 1998, and has been a leading sports agency ever since. USG is a full service sports management firm that has had back to back first round draft picks, which puts them in the top 10% of sports agencies. The agency is 100% black owned and operated by Brian Overstreet, along with Founding Partner Judge Morris…

Posted on: June 3, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Member, Tara Lynn, Releases New Single Paying Homage to HBCUs

Give us a little bit of your background and journey to your HBCU  I am a native of Sacramento, CA. During an HBCU college fair at a local Sacramento high school I spoke with a recruiter who encouraged me to attend college not because of the institution but because of my personal desire to work towards building my life. The conversation was so profound that I committed to the University. Today,…

Posted on: May 26, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

This Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Member is Building the Fastest Growing Black Owned Publishing Company

Ardre Orie is a celebrity ghostwriter, book publishing expert, playwright, film director and CEO of 13th & Joan Publishing House. Orie has written for a host of clients including VH1, MTV, WETV, BRAVO, BET, CENTRIC, YouTube, Grammy Award-winning artists, the sports and entertainment industries as well as a bevy of entrepreneurs and everyday heroes. As the product of a single parent home and childhood survivor of domestic violence, Ardre recognized…

Posted on: May 26, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

The Scholarship King Helps College Students Secure Scholarship Money

Moses Small is the founder of The Scholarship King, a business that helps students earn scholarships and opportunities. He graduated with honors from Emerson College in 2020 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. He began this business after helping friends earn thousands of dollars’ worth of scholarships over the past two years. Since starting this business in April, he has helped students win over $10,000 towards school fees in roughly…

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

What Texas Southern University Taught this SGA President and Recent Graduate

Tell us a little about yourself and your college journey. I’m Marcus Nash Jr. a proud Texas Southern University Alumnus from Dallas, Texas. My college journey has been tremendous. My first year of college I served as Mr. Freshman and that was my first time ever holding a leadership position and it helped me create a vison in my head of what I wanted the rest of my years to be like on campus. The following…

Posted on: May 21, 2020 Posted by: Jasmine Felder Comments: 0

Summer and Fall 2020 Semester Success Tips

For everyone starting classes during the Fall 2020 semester, get ready as we are zeroing in on 100 days before the Fall semester begins. Here are some tips to get ready for the Fall semester: 1)Make sure you class schedule is exactly the way you want it! Be sure to space them out if you would like to have study, lunch or friend breaks between classes. Having classes back to…