#HBCURising to feature PBS documentary, multimedia project celebrating the legacy of HBCUs

https://twitter.com/HBCUrising/status/925830176235175936 The story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, HBCUs, began before the Civil War and influenced the course of our nation, yet remains one of America’s most important untold stories. Both celebrated and misunderstood, HBCUs continue to spark fierce debates about the relevance of the schools today. Led by one of the foremost chroniclers … Continue reading #HBCURising to feature PBS documentary, multimedia project celebrating the legacy of HBCUs

HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration set as Trump recognizes’extraordinary contributions’

Later today the president of the United States, Donald Trump, will “recognize the extraordinary contributions that HBCUs have made and continue to make to the general welfare and prosperity of our country,” according to Omarosa Manigault Newman, communications director for the Office of Public Liaison. “At complete capacity with a waiting list,” the White House Initiative on … Continue reading HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration set as Trump recognizes’extraordinary contributions’

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

For more than a decade, Kamau Murray has committed himself to using the sport of tennis to empower, educate and inspire young people of Chicago. On Sunday, Murray joined a list of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alum — including Dr. Robert Walter “Whirlwind” Johnson and John Wilkerson — that have gone on to become professional tennis coaches, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

44 MSI Alumni That Continue to Impact the World of Tennis

With a seventh U.S. Open title on the line at this year’s tournament (which starts today), Serena Jameka Williams can break Steffi Graf’s Grand Slam record of 186 consecutive weeks at #1 in the world rankings. Owning 22 of tennis’ most coveted prizes, “Meeka” can surpass Chris Evert for most U.S. Open … Continue reading … Continue reading 44 MSI Alumni That Continue to Impact the World of Tennis