Posted on: June 18, 2020 Posted by: Historically Black Since Comments: 0

Beats By Dre Reveils New Initiative for HBCU Students and Graduates

Beats by Dre just released a new initiative for creative talent at HBCUs and its graduates. Amid everything going on in the world today, more companies have pledged their support to the black community, its businesses, and community organizations. As huge advocates for HBCUs, we were excited to see this new program presented by Beats By Dre.  On a recent post to their Instagram page, the company stated the following:…

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

NCAT Graduate Creates Scholarship Fund For Students, In Partnership With NON-Profit Pure Potential Enterprises, Inc

As students across the country are forced to complete their semesters online and miss milestones like prom and senior week, this 2019 North Carolina A&T State University grad, in partnership with non-profit Pure Potential Enterprises, Inc., is doing something special for high school grads and undergraduate students across the country. Delanee-Alexis Coley has created the ​“Pot Of Goal-D” Scholarship Raffle​ to help a lucky high school senior or current undergraduate…

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

Cousin of Tupac Shakur Releases New Book For His 50th Birthday

Tupac Shakur was a big influence on the African-American culture, amongst other leaders. What inspired you to write a full book about him ? I am Tupac’s Cousin and this is one way that I am honoring him for his 50th.  I want to ensure that the full impact of his influence is always felt. While doing your research on him, what are some important things and ways he influenced…

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…