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Class is in session. Claflin alumna, Natasha and Tommi discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting its alumni through news, colorful commentary, and interviews. Listen to conversations on “hot button” HBCU topics and meet HBCU graduates making a mark in a variety of industries. The assignment is to make you think, laugh, respect and appreciate HBCUs!

Class is in session. Claflin alumna, Natasha and Tommi discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting its alumni through news, colorful commentary, and interviews. Listen to conversations on “hot button” HBCU topics and meet HBCU graduates making a mark in a variety of industries. The assignment is to make you think, laugh, respect and appreciate HBCUs!
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Class is in session. Claflin alumna, Natasha and Tommi discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting its alumni through news, colorful commentary, and interviews. Listen to conversations on “hot button” HBCU topics and meet HBCU graduates making a mark in a variety of industries. The assignment is to make you think, laugh, respect and appreciate HBCUs!

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Episodes

Episode 15: Morgan State Alumna, Angela McCrae

12/14/2017
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On this episode, 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 Nelson and we’ll also discuss the HBCU Rising Campaign. Film Premieres on Independent Lens on PBS, Monday, February 19, 2018, at 9 PM ET...

Duration: 00:30:53


Episode 14: A Bunch Of HBCU Shout Outs

12/7/2017
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On this episode of “The HBCU Podcast,” we’re giving a few HBCU Shout Outs and sharing some news. This is a solo session, so Natasha talks about Florida A&M’s Keisha Bottoms, Prairie View A&M’s new president, Grambling State’s SWAC Championship, UNCF’s Economic Impact report and the legacy of Chief Justice Ernest A. Finney, Jr. Get tickets to “The Celebration Bowl” • Check out the UNCF Economic Impact Report • Grab your copy of The HBCU Times • Get details of Chief Justice Finney’s...

Duration: 00:23:22


Episode 13 : Norfolk State University Alumna, Melencia Johnson

11/30/2017
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On this episode, 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. Find out more about our guest and her travel, check her out on Instagram at @DrMelMel Join your local NAACP Chapter, Start A Chapter or Join the NAACP Youth...

Duration: 00:57:38


Episode 12: Debunking HBCU Sterotypes and Myths

11/9/2017
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On this episode of “The HBCU Podcast,” we discuss common stereotypes and myths associated with Historically Black Colleges and Universities. We also chit chat about #HomecomingSeason and how we’re preparing for Claflin University’s homecoming activities. Shout-Out to Claflin University Alumnus, @DJGQue for the podcast intro/outro. Check his mixes here: https://www.mixcloud.com/DJGQue/ Find us at TheHBCUPodcast.com IG: @TheHBCUPodcast Twitter:...

Duration: 00:44:24


Episode 11: Benedict College Alumnus, Dexter L. Reaves

11/2/2017
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On this episode, we have Mr. Dexter L. Reaves. He's a graduate of Benedict College. 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 Deputy and has served as a Police Officer and Boot Camp Director for the City of Greer’s Police Department. During this...

Duration: 00:37:35


Episode 10: Grambling State University Alumnus, Jaaion Barnes

10/19/2017
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On this episode, we have Chef Jaaion Barnes. He’s a graduate of Grambling State University. The New Orleans native has an extensive resume including Executive Chef positions at Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson Airport and Old Lady Gang Southern Eatery. He’s also a culinary consultant. During this episode we talk about his new show “The Graduates ATL”, journeyed through his career as a chef and talked about how he’s paying it forward to his alma mater. Find out more about our guest,...

Duration: 00:52:31


Episode 9: Clark Atlanta University Alumna, Cheri V. Miller

10/12/2017
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On this episode, we have Mrs. Cheri Miller. She’s minister, mother, wife and pageant aficionado. Cheri has represented her hometown of Washington, DC as Miss District of Columbia Teen USA and is a former Miss Clark Atlanta University. She actively works within the realms of ministry, education, and women’s empowerment. During this episode, we talk about her time at Clark Atlanta University, work-life balance and properly prioritizing God. Join Cheri and for “Thirst No More” Ladies Chat...

Duration: 00:50:40


Episode 8: It's A Different World

10/5/2017
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On this episode of “The HBCU Podcast,” we discuss the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend and the 30 Year Anniversary of the iconic television series “A Different World”(14:03). The “HBCU Shout Out” goes to all HBCU’s represented at the NBCA Hall of Fame & Prairie View A&M University for a Homecoming win. YouTube Gem from James Brown: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQmqcaS5LIM #YoureWelcome Find us at TheHBCUPodcast.com IG: @TheHBCUPodcast Twitter:...

Duration: 00:59:11


Episode 7: Executive Decision feat. Bre Maxwell

9/28/2017
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On this episode of “The HBCU Podcast,” we’re joined by Bre Maxwell. We talk about the NEW Executive Director for the White House Initiative on HBCUs, a new HBCU reality show “The Graduates ATL” and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference. HBCU Shout Out goes to HBCU Research Magazine and SC State Alumnus, Wes Bellamy. Co-host on Twitter: @BreMaxwell Find us at TheHBCUPodcast.com IG: @TheHBCUPodcast Twitter:...

Duration: 00:35:20


Episode 6: Paine College Alumna, Ala'Torya Cranford

9/21/2017
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On this episode, we have Ms. Ala’Torya Crandford. She’s a graduate of Paine College and a higher education professional. She’s also the CEO and President of Transpire One, a nonprofit dedicated to youth mentorship, self-discovery and leadership growth. During this episode, we talk about… her HBCU career journey, her dedication to college readiness and alumni giving. Find out more about our guest, Ala'Torya Cranford • www.TranspireOne.org • Instagram & Twitter: @TranspireOneInc

Duration: 00:52:42


Episode 5: Sweet Victory

9/14/2017
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On episode five of “The HBCU Podcast,” we chat about Howard University’s athletic victories, Issa Rae’s Dillard University lecture series appearance and the National HBCU Week Conference... happening Sept. 17 -19 by the way. Major shout-out to Claflin University Alumnus, @DJGQue for the podcast intro and outro. You can check him out on Mixcloud: https://www.mixcloud.com/DJGQue/gque-fridays-3rd-installment/ HBCU Shout-Out goes to Lawrence Weekly, an alumnus of Grambling State...

Duration: 00:23:43


Episode 4: Praise Report feat. Tommi

9/9/2017
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On episode four of “The HBCU Podcast,” we finally hear from co-host, Tommi! We talk about Hurricane Relief, “hot button” issue… the HBCU Conference. We also weigh in on whether some Georgia HBCUs are in jeopardy of being merged? Find us at TheHBCUPodcast.com IG: @TheHBCUPodcast Twitter: @TheHBCUPodcast Facebook.com/TheHBCUPodcast Email: TheHBCUPodcast@gmail.com

Duration: 00:24:10


Episode 3: Allen University Alumnus, Nimai Garrett

9/7/2017
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On episode three of “The HBCU Podcast,” we have Mr. Nimai Garrett. He’s a graduate of Allen University. Nimai currently serves his alma mater as Director of Alumni Affairs. He is also the Co-Owner and Director of Public Relations for the Florence Wildcats, a Semi-Pro Basketball Team. During this episode, we talk about… Being a New Yorker transplanted to the South His Alumni Engagement and Giving expertise His many business initiatives Find out more about our guest, Nimai Garrett •...

Duration: 00:59:07


Episode 2: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Alumnus, Ray Webber

8/31/2017
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On episode two of “The HBCU Podcast,” we have Mr. Raymond Webber. He’s a graduate of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff and a fitness professional. Ray is the owner of a thriving athlete development center, which is responsible for training and developing the best athletes. During this episode, we talked about… • His HBCU and NFL career experience • “Hot Topic” Colin Kaepernick • His favorite memories while at UAPB Find our guest, Ray Webber and More Than A Game Athlete Development...

Duration: 01:06:07


Episode 1: SC State University Alumna, Bre Maxwell

8/19/2017
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On this inaugural episode we have Mrs. Bre Maxwell. She’s a graduate of South Carolina State University and a political maven. Bre has been seen and heard on news outlets like CNN, NPR and MSNBC just to name a few. During this episode we talked about… Find our guest, Bre Maxwell at www.BreMaxwell.com • Twitter and Instagram @BreMaxwell • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bremaxwell01/ Find us at www.TheHBCUPodcast.com • Facebook, Twitter & Instagram @TheHBCUPodcast #TheHBCUPodcast

Duration: 00:49:15