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Everyone Has A Story, Live A Life That Truly Matters | Telling the #HBCUstory
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Everyone Has A Story, Live A Life That Truly Matters | Telling the #HBCUstory

It’s been more than two years since I founded HBCUstory, Inc., an advocacy initiative to preserve, present and promote, inspiring stories of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. And what a ride it has been! Everyone has a story. Here is mine. In the fall of 1999, I entered Fisk University as 17 year-old, first-generation, college freshman. … Continue reading

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Sonja B. Norwood, Southern University
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HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Sonja B. Norwood, Southern University

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight Sonja B. Norwood shouts out her alma mater Southern University and The Human Jukebox on Facebook. An accomplished talent manager, television producer, and deal maker, and mother of singer-actors Brandi and Ray J, Sonja Bates Norwood is a proud graduate of Southern University. The McComb, Mississippi native is a lifetime member of Southern University’s Alumni Federation and was … Continue reading

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Alabama State University President Gwendolyn Boyd ’77
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HBCU Storyteller Spotlight | Alabama State University President Gwendolyn Boyd ’77

HBCU Storyteller Spotlight Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd is installed as the president of Alabama State University. On Friday, September 6th, Alabama State University’s board of trustees officially welcomed Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd to the office of the president. The nearly-four hour ceremony was topped off with a fiery speech from Boyd, the school’s first alumna president. Promising a “new day,” … Continue reading