Black History Highlight – Rosalind Brewer

ABOUT ROSALIND BREWER Rosalind Brewer born in Detroit, MI. She is the Group President and Chief Operating Officer of Starbucks Corporation. She is the first woman COO of the company and the first African American to hold the position. As group president and chief operating officer, Brewer leads the company’s operating businesses across the Americas (Canada, […]

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Black History Highlight – John Lewis

ABOUT JOHN LEWIS Often called  “one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced,” John Lewis has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he calls “The Beloved Community” in America.   His dedication to the highest ethical standards and moral principles has won him the admiration […]

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Morehouse & Prairie View A&M Alumnus, David Hughes

On this episode, we speak with David Hughes. He’s a graduate of Morehouse College and Prarie View A & M University. David is a mover and shaker in the higher education community. He currently serves as a Research Associate for the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions and a pre-doctoral fellow at the University of […]

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Morehouse College Alumnus, Brian “B-Hen” Henry

On this episode, we speak with Brian Henry. He’s a graduate of Morehouse College. He’s one of the nation’s hottest young DJs. Brian Henry is affectionately known to party-goers around the world. DJ B-Hen has performed for The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama and celebrities like Pharrell, Usher and, Queen Latifah. During […]

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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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