Podcast Guests

Morgan State University Alumna, Angela McCrae

On episode 15 of “The HBCU Podcast,” we have Angela McCrae. She’s a graduate of Morgan State University. She currently serves as Digital Communications Manager for Firelight Media. During this episode we talk about the highly anticipated documentary: Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities Directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Stanley […]

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Norfolk State University Alumna, Dr. Melencia Johnson

On episode 13 of “The HBCU Podcast,” we have Dr. Melencia Johnson. She’s a graduate of Norfolk State University. She currently serves as Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of South Carolina- Aiken. She’s also a world traveler. During this episode, we talk about her HBCU experience, her career, and love for travel. Melencia was born […]

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Benedict College Alumnus, Dexter L. Reaves

On episode 11 of “The HBCU Podcast,” we have Mr. Dexter L. Reaves. He’s Executive Director of Pleasant Valley Connection Incorporated, a childcare and community center in Greenville, SC. He has 22 years of public service experience, having served in the Greenville County School District for over 10 years. He is also a former Greenville County Sheriff’s […]

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Grambling State University Alumnus, Jaaion Barnes

Chef Jaaion began his career in New Orleans at Cheesecake Bistro (formerly known as Straya’s) at the age of 18. While working as a line cook to hone his craft, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel & Restaurant Management from Grambling State University and then moved to Atlanta to further his education […]

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