Voorhees College Alumnus, Chekwas Okafor

On this episode, we talk to Chekwas Okafor.  He’s a graduate of Voorhees College. Okafor is the founder of ONYCHEK.com, an online retailer of luxury fashion from Africa. During this episode, we talk about his HBCU experience and his transition from a fortune 500 company to the fashion industry. ABOUT CHEKWAS Chekwas Okafor is a Nigerian […]

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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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HBCU Holiday Gift Guide

The season of gift giving is here. Are you in search of the perfect gift for your loved ones and friends? Well, look no further.  This gift guide provides excellent gift options by Historically Black College and University Alumni. Shipping information varies, so place your orders in a timely fashion to receive your HBCU made […]

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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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