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NBA Hosts HBCU Virtual Fan Night During Game 2 of Eastern Conference Finals

NBA Hosts HBCU Virtual Fan Night During Game 2 of Eastern Conference Finals

It was HBCU Virtual Fan Night in the NBA Bubble as 100 students and alumni from over 60 historically black colleges and universities participated with support from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The event engaged fans of all ages at HBCUs to highlight the unique history, impact, and importance of the institutions. Students and alumni […]

Honda is Teaming with HBCUs to Combat Pandemic Financial Struggles

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Honda is assisting HBCU students who find a greater financial strain than they already did before COVID-19. For over 30 years, Honda was a community supporter of the HBCU community through programs like the Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB) and Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), but now maneuvered their programming dollars to support food […]

Chris Paul to Partner With Roadside Entertainment for HBCU Basketball Docuseries

NBA All-Star and Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Chris Paul is tag teaming with Roadside Entertainment to produce a docuseries on HBCU basketball programs throughout a season. Roadside founding partners Ron Yassen and John Hirsch and the teams will work alongside Ohh Dip!!! Productions for a look into challenges HBCU schools have to work through […]

Netflix CEO Pledges $120 Million to HBCUs and United Negro College Fund

Netflix CEO Pledges $120 Million to HBCUs and United Negro College Fund

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin pledged to donate $120 million to Spelman and Morehouse College, and the United Negro College Fund. “There are many good places to donate, but the [historically Black colleges and universities] are 150 years old, incredibly resilient, producing an amazing number of Black graduates,” Hastings said during […]

College Campuses Across the Nation Close Due to Coronavirus concerns

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The coronavirus pandemic has reached the U.S. education system. As many students across the country prepare to come back from their spring break or are preparing to go on spring break, college officials have been sending out emails to the student body telling them to not return to the campus for the rest of the […]

Ford and Tom Joyner Foundation Support HBCU’s on ‘F-150 Truck Tour’

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This homecoming season Ford committed to the empowerment of Historically Black Colleges and Universities with the 2019 Ford HBCU F-150 Truck Tour. Ford celebrated the pride and tradition of HBCU’s on a tour that donated $20 per test drive of an F-150 to the Tom Joyner Foundation to support HBCU’s across the country. The tour […]

Ari Lennox, Wale Propose Idea of an HBCU Tour

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College shows must hit different when it’s at a Historically Black College because two prominent artists are advocating for an HBCU tour. Ari Lennox presented the idea on social media on Sunday and Wale co-signed it. After performing at Georgia Southern and Grambling, Ari Lennox had a stream of consciousness on Twitter wanting to perform […]

Steph Curry to Help Howard University Launch a Golf Program

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Steph Curry loves himself some golf, and now he is spreading that love to Howard University. The Golden State Warriors star will launch a golf program at Howard during a press conference Monday, per Casey Bannon of The Golfer’s Journal. It’s unclear how much Curry is investing to start the program, and details regarding Howard’s […]

’47 Shows Love to 12 HBCUs With a Limited Edition Capsule Collection

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If there’s one thing we can get behind, getting a college education definitely ranks pretty high on that list. Not only is ’47 promoting just that with its latest apparel offering, but the heritage sportswear imprint is specifically shining the light on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, commonly and respectfully referred to as HBCUs. Advertisement […]

[WATCH] White Man Pulls Gun on HBCU Students in Florida

[WATCH] White Man Pulls Gun on HBCU Students in Florida

Police are investigating an incident captured on a viral video that shows a heated exchange in which a man entering the Stadium Centre apartments displayed a gun while arguing with several Florida A&M students. These are the kind of people that are burning Nike products , we are sick of the discrimination ? never thought […]