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NBA Foundation Announces $3.6 Million in Funding to Extend Partnership with Children’s Defense Fund

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The NBA Foundation has made its largest single contribution to date, totaling $3.6 million over three years, to the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF). Through this collaboration, CDF will assist in the identification of candidates and program management for the NBA HBCU Fellowship Program. The Foundation’s Fellowship, which will be launched in 2022, will provide undergraduate […]

On This Date In Black History Month: At Least A Dozen HBCUs Get Bomb Threats On First Day Of #BHM One Year Ago

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Last year on the first day of Black History month, at least a dozen Historically Black Colleges and Universities received bomb threats, causing the schools to either evacuate or dismiss classes for that day altogether, showing the relentless commitment to racism in this country, especially towards its specialized, secondary learning institutions. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more […]

Spike Lee & Gersh Agency Launch Atlanta HBCU Fellowship Program

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Iconic director and Morehouse alum Spike Lee partners with Gersh Agency to launch the HBCU Fellowship Program in Atlanta, Georgia. The partnership will create more opportunities for students at historically Black colleges and universities. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information MORE: Spike Lee Throws Shots at Bill Cosby; Claims He Stole Something From Him #RobbiReed “It […]

Beats By Dre Partners With Black Creators To Make Afrofuturism Content

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The Beats by Dre‘s Beats by Black Creators program challenged HBCU students to create a film and soundtrack based on the Afrofuturism concept. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information With that being said, Maze is a coming-of-age psychological thriller directed by Spellman student Miya Scaggs! In fact, the thrilling new project came about as a collaborative […]

‘Elevate or Terminate,’ Deion Sanders Is the University of Colorado’s New Head Coach

‘Elevate or Terminate,’ Deion Sanders Is the University of Colorado’s New Head Coach

After leading Jackson State to an undefeated season, Coach Deion Sanders has announced that he will be heading to the University of Colorado in the 2023-2024 NCAA football season. Colorado made the welcoming announcement over the weekend as social media erupted with mixed emotions over Sanders leaving the HBCU program. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information […]

Nike Yardrunner Heather Haynes Talks Creating Nike Dunk for Clark Atlanta University & More

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Nike is continuing to change the game with its Nike Yardrunners campaign, a component of its impact on the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) community through purpose-driven products, storytelling, recruitment, and investments. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Nike Yardrunners was established in 2020, giving the brand a chance to collaborate with HBCU trailblazers and […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Nike Announces Latest Yardrunners Class & Product Collection Celebrating the HBCU Community

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Nike’s mission is to alter the game for everyone by removing obstacles and fostering a sense of camaraderie in the world. Nike continues to support the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) community through purpose-driven products, storytelling, recruitment, and investments, such as our 2025 Target to invest $10 million in HBCUs and Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) […]

Travis Scott Donates $1M to Black College Students To Ensure They Graduate

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According to a report from TMZ, rapper Travis Scott has decided to give Black college students a large monetary incentive to become graduates. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to the report, Scott awarded $1 million in scholarships to 100 students at HBCUs that are slated to walk across the stage in 2022. Scott’s Waymon […]

Preserving Legacy: Nonprofit Organization Grants More Than $650,000 To Five HBCUs

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A nonprofit organization is granting more than 650-thousand dollars to five Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information According to the Miami Herald, The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced the grants will be funded through its HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative. The National Trust for Historic Preservation awarded the grants to […]

J.R Smith Set To Host Call of Duty Tournament for HBCU Students

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Former NBA baller J.R. Smith is partnering with the Jerry Jones-owned Complexity Gaming to host a Call of Duty tournament for students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Complexity Stars HBCU Rebirth Rumble to celebrate Black History Month will stream Feb. 28 on Twitch and give $10,000 in prizes. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Gameplay […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Shedeur Sanders Becomes First HBCU Football Player To Sign NIL Deal With Gatorade

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Gatorade is making its first-ever NIL splash with an HBCU athlete in partnering with Jackson State quarterback Shedeur Sanders, the sports drink company announced Thursday. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information “It’s an honor to join the Gatorade family and represent this historic moment for HBCU athletes,” Sanders said in a statement. “I can’t wait to work with Gatorade on and […]

Megan Thee Stallion Graduates from HBCU TSU with Bachelor’s Degree

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Megan Thee Stallion is a savage and college graduate. While earning Grammys, touring, and setting viral trends the 26-year-old H-Town hottie was also earning her bachelor’s degree in health administration from Texas Southern University.   Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information This afternoon, the “Big Ole Freak” spitta walked the graduation stage in a classic black cap […]

Charlamagne Tha God, Reginae Carter & Romeo Miller Team Up with AT&T to Give Back to HBCU Students

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Urban One and AT&T called on Charlamagne Tha God, Reginae Carter and Romeo Miller to highlight the accomplishments of three HBCU students. The series AT&T Dream In Black: Rising Future Makers” series. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Charlamagne Tha God received his honorary doctorate degree from South Carolina State University after delivering the 2020 commencement […]

Nick Cannon Pays Off Student Debt For Seven HBCU Students

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Nick Cannon is helping to pay off the college debt of seven HBCU students. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The film star and comedian is teaming up with Thurgood Marshall College Fund and the United Negro College. The HBCU students were invited to The Nick Cannon Show where they talked about their experiences as college […]

Add Howard to the List of HBCU’s Clearing Student Account Balances

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Howard is joining the growing list of HBCUs leading the charge in creating equity for students by alleviating debt. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information Howard University recently announced it will clear unpaid balances for juniors and seniors under increased financial burden due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, over 20 HBCU’s have or are currently […]

Michael Jordan Gifts $1 Million to Morehouse to Advance Journalism & Sports

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Michael Jordan recently donated $1 million to Morehouse College. The NBA team owner’s Jordan brand and Nike’s donation will seek to advance and support journalism and sports at the HBCU. The school’s journalism program originally launched following a donation from Oscar-winning filmmaker, Spike Lee. Visit streaming.thesource.com for more information The HBCU’s VP for institutional advancement […]

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