Leia Avery, a native of Chicago, IL, and is a graduate of Tennessee State University (TSU) where she earned her degree in Business Administration. Leia did not just start her business education when she got to college. She has been testing the entrepreneurial waters since childhood. As a kid, Leia’s early entrepreneurial endeavors included hosting […]
Howard University located in Washington, D.C has been one of the leading historically black college and universities (HBCU) to produce students into future leaders of tomorrow. The school proudly has been the alma mater of many high profile black celebrities. One such renowned personality that Howard boasts of is the very talented Oscar nominated actor […]
We all love apps on our mobile phones and tablets, and there are tons of them that make our lives easier. What’s better is that as innovation and technology are growing throughout the world, so is the contributions of black developers. In fact, they are known for playing a big role in the market. Today, […]
On the surface, it would seem like a natural next step for HBCU graduates to join their alma mater’s alumni association. However, this is not the case and hasn’t been for many years. While studies show that the second most popular re-entry point for alumni wishing to reconnect with their alma mater is through affiliated […]
Forty-five years ago my college classmates and I became the largest class to ever graduate from Arkansas Agricultural Mechanical and Normal College, now the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Like countless numbers of UAPB graduates before us, we have had successful careers in education, social services, government, business and Industry and the military, […]
Last year, we had the pleasure of partnering with the Soul Train Cruise on a unique fundraising promotion geared toward our HBCU alumni groups and other Black organizations. We are happy to once again get “on-board” for the 2015 voyage. With a new line-up of amazing artists slated to perform and stops planned at some […]
Love wearing HBCU T-shirts? Check out these graphic Tees designed and distributed by Black College Graduates. Be sure to support their online stores too.
June is Black Music Month in the United States – even though we should celebrate Black Music Month every day because of its profound influence on American culture. In his useful study Lift Every Voice: The History of African American Music (2009), Burton W. Peretti wrote, “African American music is one of the treasures of […]