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…

Posted on: January 20, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Meet the HBCU Graduates who Created the First Black-Owned Online Alcohol Marketplace

HBCU Graduates of Clark Atlanta University and Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity brothers, Navarr Grevious and Mikael Pyles, are the founders of QuikLiq. Founded in 2010, QuikLiq  is the first Black-owned online alcohol marketplace. The company is a digital platform for wine, beer, and spirit delivery that operates out of Miami, Florida, and will be expanding to Georgia in early 2021. We had a chance to speak with the two founders and learn more about the company,…

Posted on: January 19, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

The Howard University Showtime Marching Band will Escort Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris for the 59th Presidential Inauguration

Earlier this week, Howard University announced that its Showtime Marching Band will escort alumna Vice President-elect Kamala Harris during the 59th Presidential Inauguration on January 20th, 2021 In a statement from Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick, “It is our esteemed honor to be involved in the historic inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.” Frederick continues by praising the Vice President-elect “Throughout her career, the…

Posted on: January 18, 2021 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Twelve Notable Members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated

The 101st anniversary of the founding of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated just passed and in honor of this milestone, we will be covering twelve prominent members of this historic Greek organization.   Dionne Warwick https://www.instagram.com/p/CI1Gb7fDiuF/?igshid=9m5dzzq4mv69 Dionne Warwick is a famous singer, actress, and television host with a career spanning over 50 years. This Grammy Award-winning legend has sold over 100 million records with 75 songs hitting the top of…

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

NBCU Academy: An Initiative Set to Help Journalism Student’s at HBCUs

In a concerted effort to bring journalism education to underrepresented groups and to create a more diverse industry, Comcast’s NBCUniversal has announced a partnership with 17 historically Black colleges and universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and colleges with significant Latino, Asian, Black, Indigenous, and tribal populations with NBCU Academy. The program is meant to provide students from a wide array of racial and economic backgrounds with various tools to enrich their education.…