Source : By April Burkhart – onlineathens.com Maiysha Clairborne, author of the new book “Eat Your Disease Away,” started out as a family physician, but broadened her scope to integrated medicine. Her practice, Mind Body Spirit Wellness, is located in Atlanta. “I’ve basically transformed myself from simple physician to integrated medicine,” Clairborne said. The inspiration […]
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!
Sources: blacknews.com Nationwide (July 12, 2011) — BlackCelebrityGiving.com (BCG) launches as a frontier blog providing news, videos and photos of black celebrity philanthropy, nonprofit organizations, and causes that directly correlate with black and African-American communities around the world. BCG is committed to providing a positive media platform that addresses leading issues in the black community […]
Entrepreneur Spotlight is our first in a series of Entrepreneurs who are paving the way in innovation, enlightenment of themselves and the business world. If you are an entrepreneur who has a great story to share, you could be featured. Contact Us! HBCU Lifestyle: Dr. Denise Y. Mose tell HBCU Lifestyle readers how your […]
Source: Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune & Guardian News and Media In 1970, the American poet and jazz musician Gil Scott-Heron, who has died aged 62 after returning from a trip to Europe, recorded a track that has come to be seen as a crucial forerunner of rap. To many it made him the “godfather” of […]
What’s the difference between a musical and a story told through song? Akil DuPont, director of the short film “Underground,” would say a musical would net a few raised eyebrows. A story told through song, however, could reel in two Student Emmy Awards. “Every filmmaker hopes their film will do well,” DuPont said. “That’s always […]
Middle school social studies teacher Craig Jelks says Charleston Mayor Joe Riley has done a great job, ‘and he deserves retirement.’ That’s one big reason why Jelks, 29, has decided to enter the race. ‘I’m about the same age Riley was when he was first elected,’ Jelks said Monday. ‘I think having the same mayor […]
Mansfield native Marco Holt says participating in one of Oprah Winfrey’s final shows was awe-inspiring. Marco is one of the 300 Oprah scholars who walked the stage, holding a lit candle, saying “thank you” to Winfrey for what she did many years ago for the graduates. Marco received an Oprah Scholarship, which according to him, […]
Source: North Carolina Central University Arenda L. Wright Allen, a 1985 graduate of the North Carolina Central University School of Law, has been confirmed by the Senate to serve as a U.S. district judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. Nominated to the bench by President Barack Obama late last year, Wright Allen was confirmed […]