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.…

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…