Education

Hair braiding in the Black community has historically been both a grooming and a bonding experience. But for Maryland teacher Marquise White, it ignited a social media debate that questioned whether it’s something that is appropriate in a classroom. White went viral after posting a video of his students helping him take out his braids […]

What is the deal with Jerry Seinfeld catching shade everywhere he goes? (See what I did there?) Seinfeld has already gotten himself dragged across social media for insisting that the “extreme left” and “PC crap” have ruined comedy, when, truthfully, his corny and dated observational humor just isn’t as popular as it used to be. […]

As HBCUs continue to get the respect (and funding) they deserve, the schools are still hitting many first-time milestones. That now includes Xavier University of Louisiana which has just inked an agreement with Ochsner Health to establish a medical school. The number of HBCUs with medical schools has been slowly growing, making Xavier only the […]

Jonathan Swindell and Lael Alexande discuss the duty of HBCUs as replenishers of knowledge, countering the "cool factor" of disruption to create a more profound sense of community and the long-term goal of HUB Academy, creating pathways for students to walk in as future leaders and out as current leaders. Check out this episode for the cheat code to success.

HBCU Hub founder Jonathan Swindell and Black Wall Street Futurist Lael Alexander share thoughts on HBCU culture and igniting our innate potential.

There is a goldmine of information “hidden in plain sight” that addresses concerns about roles to play and opportunities to seize to become equitable stakeholders in the creation of the future. Multi-award-winning Consumer Product Designer, Innovator, and multiple patent inventor Lael Alexander and HBCU Hub App Founder Jonathan Swindell delve deep and expand wide into […]

Tailgate Throwdown is a cooking competition show like you’ve never seen before. Three HBCU Alumni amateur chefs will battle it out to see who can truly throwdown on the lot. Across three delectable courses—veggies, sides, and, of course, the meat—the contestants will have to impress the greatest panel of judges ever assembled under a pop-up […]

Tailgate Throwdown is a cooking competition show like you’ve never seen before. Three HBCU Alumni amateur chefs will battle it out to see who can truly throwdown on the lot. Across three delectable courses—veggies, sides, and, of course, the meat—the contestants will have to impress the greatest panel of judges ever assembled under a pop-up tent: “The Tailgate Chef” himself, Chef Jason Ellis, foodie influencer and entrepreneur Eating With Erica, former restauranteur turned radio exec, Solo, and special guest, celebrity chef Ashley Clay. Tailgate Throwdown is hosted by none other than the multi-talented George 2.0, actor, writer, producer, DJ, and self-proclaimed tailgate expert.

Tailgate Throwdown is a cooking competition show like you’ve never seen before. Three HBCU Alumni amateur chefs will battle it out to see who can truly throwdown on the lot. Across three delectable courses—veggies, sides, and, of course, the meat—the contestants will have to impress the greatest panel of judges ever assembled under a pop-up tent: “The Tailgate Chef” himself, Chef Jason Ellis, foodie influencer and entrepreneur Eating With Erica, former restauranteur turned radio exec, Solo, and special guest, celebrity chef Ashley Clay. Tailgate Throwdown is hosted by none other than the multi-talented George 2.0, actor, writer, producer, DJ, and self-proclaimed tailgate expert.

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