The HBCU Podcast
By The HBCU Podcast Network
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Class is in session. Natasha and Tommi discuss Historically Black Colleges and Universities while spotlighting 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!
||CleanEpisode 38: Morehouse College Alumnus, Bakari Sellers||On this episode, we speak with Bakari Sellers. He’s a graduate of Morehouse College. Bakari is an attorney, politician, CNN political commentator and he’s adding to the national conversation on race, politics and social justice as the host of his...||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 37: Savannah State Alumna, Jahylin McKee||On this episode, we speak with Jahylin Mckee. She’s a graduate of Savannah State University. Jahylin is the owner and lead publicist for J. McKee & Co. having worked exclusively with Remy Ma, New York & LA Fashion Week, Calvin Klein, and BET...||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 36: Lincoln University Alumnus, Jameer Pond||On this episode, we speak with Jameer Pond. He’s a graduate of Lincoln University. Jameer is a successful Media Personality and Content Creator. His lively personality can be seen and heard on shows like The Grapevine, We Shall Over Chug, Black Boy...||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 35: NC A&T State University Alumnus, Denaz Green||On this episode, we speak with Denez Green. He’s a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University. Denaz is a Managing Partner of the Black Alumni Ball, LLC a formal event aimed to connect Black professionals and influencers. During this...||8/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 34: Benedict College Alumna, Chajuanna "CJ" Gathers||On this episode, we speak with Chajuanna “CJ” Gathers. She’s a graduate of Benedict College. Chajuanna is a higher ed. professional and the founder of “The W.E. Group” a woman’s empowerment group based in Charleston, SC. Her...||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 33: Claflin University Alumnus, Jay Dukes||On this episode, we speak with Jay Dukes. He’s a graduate of Claflin University. And one of the most sought-after Master of Ceremonies in the college/university market. His expert improv skills and contagious energy has helped him grace the stage of..||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 32: Tennessee State University Alumna, Koereyelle Dubose||On this episode, we speak with the Werkaholic herself, Ms.Koereylle Dubose. She’s a graduate of Tennessee State University. Koereyelle is an Author, International Speaker and Serial Entrepreneur. She’s the Creator of Single Wives Club, Werk...||6/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 31: Florida A & M University Alumna, Brianna Weaver||On this episode, we speak with Brianna Weaver. She’s a graduate of Florida A & M University. Brianna is a millennial working in the Sports industry. She currently works as an Inside Sales Consultant for the Atlanta Falcons and when her schedule...||6/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 30: Florida A & M University Alumna, Rashan Ali||On this episode, we speak with Rashan Ali. She’s a graduate of Florida A & M University. Rashan is a media maven having worked in all facets of media including radio, television, and podcasting. She’s currently the host of The Cool Soror...||5/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29: Voorhees College Alumnus, Jamal Josef||On this episode, we speak with Jamal Josef. He’s a graduate of Voorhees College. Jamal is a dancer and choreographer. He recently choreographed Beyonce's acclaimed 2018 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival performance. During the episode, we...||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 28: HBeyCU||Beychella 2018||4/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 27: The Mythical Black Ivy League with Aisha & David||Feat. Aisha Bowen & David Hughes||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 26: Paine College Alumnus, Jeffrey Pierce, II||On this episode, we speak with Jeffrey Pierce, II. He’s a graduate of Paine College. Jeffrey serves as Director of Recruitment and Admissions at Huston Tilliston University. He’s also the Author of Be My GUEST: A Guide For Creating An...||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 25: SC State Alumnus, Dr. David Staten||Editor of HBCU Times Magazine||4/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 24: Albany State University Alumna, Selina Kohn||Phenomenal Woman Series||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23: Claflin University Alumna, Harriet Huell Lampkin||Phenomenal Woman Series||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22: Bluefield State College President, Dr. Marsha Krotseng||Phenomenal Woman Series||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 21: 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...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 20: 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. DJ B-Hen has performed for The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama and celebrities like Pharrell, Usher...||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 19: Oprah 2020||On this episode of “The HBCU Podcast,” we’re joined by guest co-host, Samantha Booker. We chat about the retirement of NC A&T Football Coach, Rod Broadway, Oprah 2020? and Ebony Magazine’s legendary spread featuring HBCU Queens. The HBCU...||1/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 18: Best of 2017||Happy New Year! On this episode, we’ll share some of our favorite moments from 2017. Starting January 11th we’ll be back with all new episodes every Thursday. The HBCU Podcast has partnered the #HBCURising Campaign to share content from their...||1/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 17: 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..||12/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16: Celebration Bowl Recap||On this episode of “The HBCU Podcast,” we’re joined by guest co-host, Ala’Torya Cranford. We chat about the journey to The Celebration Bowl (MEAC vs. SWAC) and provide a few exclusive interviews with HBCU alumni at the Celebration Bowl....||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 15: Morgan State Alumna, Angela McCrae||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...||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: A Bunch Of HBCU Shout Outs||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...||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13 : Norfolk State University Alumna, Melencia Johnson||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...||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: Debunking HBCU Sterotypes and Myths||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...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Benedict College Alumnus, Dexter L. Reaves||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...||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10: Grambling State University Alumnus, Jaaion Barnes||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...||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Clark Atlanta University Alumna, Cheri V. Miller||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...||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: It's A Different World||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...||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Executive Decision feat. Bre Maxwell||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...||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Paine College Alumna, Ala'Torya Cranford||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...||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Sweet Victory||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..||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Praise Report feat. Tommi||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?...||9/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Allen University Alumnus, Nimai Garrett||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...||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Alumnus, Ray Webber||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...||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: SC State University Alumna, Bre Maxwell||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...||8/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Enjoyed The HBCU Podcast!
I listened to the 1st episode in my car. I enjoyed the guest and the opinions of both the guest and host.
Great first episode! Keep it going.
This is a great podcast! Great way to demonstrate the greatness of HBCUs and their graduates. With all the negativity we receive, this is a great way to showcase our talent.