Mizani Ball won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Cultural Documentary – “Chicago Stories: The Birth of Gospel.”
HBCU Alumni Spotlight: Highlighting Successful Black College Graduates
Your life as an HBCU student doesn’t end when you graduate! That’s why we’ve created an HBCU alumni spotlight to showcase what some of the most talented HBCU alumni are up to after they walk the stage.
Gone are the days when black college graduates were disconnected after graduation. Now black collegiates are everywhere,, making strides across a variety of fields – and HBCU Lifestyle is here to highlight them. Find inspiration in the story of Florida A&M graduate-turned-filmmaker Akil DuPont or draw motivation from the long (and growing) list of HBCU alumni who went on to be renowned black poets.
Check our showcase of HBCU alumni often – one day maybe you too will join our list of black professionals!
NSU Grad Ashley Jones Makes History with Tones of Melanin Brand
Tones of Melanin by Ashley Jones is the only HBCU brand that is created by a HBCU graduate that is sold at 3 major retailers.
JSU Graduating Senior Secures Lucrative Position At Lockheed Martin
Despite his challenging upbringing, Gregory Hobson graduated and secured a job at Lockheed Martin as a cybersecurity software engineer.
B-CU Alum Among the 1st Hip Hop Musicians to Join US Army Field Band
B-CU Alumnus Lamar Riddick is blazing trails. He recently auditioned and was selected for the US Army Field Band Hip Hop Artist position.
HL 042: How to Pay For College in Advance and Become a Marketing Professional
Southern University alumna Shayla Price joins the podcast to talk about her massive success with scholarships and her career as a B2B content marketer.
Shaw Grad Makes a Leap of Faith, Lands on the Broadway Stage
From a Dream to Broadway – Shaw University Alumnus Aaron Harrington ’15 is Now on Center Stage and living his wildest dreams.
B-CU Alumna Quits Her Day Job to Launch a Black College Tour Company
In 2010, Nicole Ford left her corporate job to start Stepping in the Right Direction. Today, Ford is the responsible for year-round college tours.
Jazz Kelley: The 1st Female Percussionist to Earn a BA in Music at Albany State
Jazz Kelley dreamed of becoming a professional musician. Her passion for music led her to make history at Albany State University. Read her story.