HL 026: HBCU Sports and Strategies for HBCU Fundraising

Last Updated on October 6, 2015

HBCU Lifestyle Podcast 26 features Elliot J. Ricks, Cheryl Harris and Kenn Rashad.

It's fall and that means HBCU football. Kenn Rashad returns to talk about teams to look out for on Episode 26. We also take a look at alternative methods of raising money for HBCUs.

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How We Live:  Fortifying HBCUs' Endowments Through Life Insurance

Financial services professional and Philander Smith alumnus Elliot J. Ricks pays the podcast a visit to explain how college alumni use life insurance policies to support their alma maters. Elliot also explains why life insurance has historically been two bad words in Black America, and why he says, “No more chicken dinners.”

Connect with Elliot here.

Quotes for Education

Allstate has teamed up with the Tom Joyner Foundation to help HBCU students achieve their dreams of earning college degrees. Cheryl Harris, an Allstate spokesperson and a Florida A&M alumna, talks about the Quotes for Education program on the podcast. She also shares why her HBCU experience was so special and helped her achieve success as a business woman and community servant.

HBCU Sports with Kenn Rashad

Which HBCU football program will shine this season? Which small colleges have athletics programs to watch? Which bands are the best in the land on HBCU Sports? Kenn returns to the podcast to give his impressions and he even gives a preview of how the upcoming basketball season may look.

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