Latrell Phillips hopes to use his CAU degree to help rid the city of its dubious moniker, “Chi-Raq.” Chicago earned the nickname thanks to gun violence.
When it comes to Rattlers, they don’t come much more authentic than Akil DuPont. Educated in the FAMU family of schools since his kindergarten days, Akil stuck with the FAMU (Florida A&M University) system right through his graduation with a baccalaureate degree in economics. Although he worked as a bank manager for several years, Akil […]
Cheyney alum bring HBCUs back to television with ‘We’re Just Talking’ Cedric Perry (aka Ceddy P) is a brilliant, charismatic writer, actor, and filmmaker with a witty knack for connecting with his audience. Perry, 26 graduated from Cheyney University with a degree in Business Administration in 2008. He is a native of Morrisville, Pennsylvania. Morrisville […]
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 […]