Defining Black Excellence is
What We're All About

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Our mission is to bring the HBCU College Day to Metro Area Public Schools systems in Alabama, North Carolina, and Georgia - giving direct access to high school students seeking higher education and HBCU Juniors and Seniors seeking internships and career opportunities.​
Education

The Carters have teamed up with Tiffany & Co to pledge $2 million dollars in scholarships to students at Lincoln University of PA, Norfolk State University, Bennett College, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, and Central State University.

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Business

Zillow, in collaboration with United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and Black Tech Ventures (BTV), will host the HBCU Housing Hackathon to help HBCU students further develop their skills through workshops, hands-on enrichment, mentorship and teamwork.

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Entertainment

NFL fans witnessed history this weekend, as the organization hired its first Black woman to officiate a game. Chaka, a graduate of the HBCU Norfolk State University, officiated the New York Jets verses Carolina Panthers game in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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For almost two centuries, Historically Black Colleges and Universities have been educating students who go on to be successful alumni who are fully integrated in America's diverse workforce.


Emmy Award-winning television producer, Rushion McDonald, created the Hoodie Awards/Neighborhood Awards show to celebrate the stars of our community who uplift our neighborhoods. The HBCU Awards recognizes the positive impact of HBCUs, Institutions: churches, barbershops, and beauty salons, and Influencers on the African American culture in Business, Entertainment, and Education.

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HBCU Award Categories
Today, there are 

107 HBCUs 

across the country.
They enroll 20 percent of African American students, and despite constituting only 3 percent of four-year colleges in the country,
HBCUs have produced...

80%

 OF THE BLACK
JUDGES

50%

 OF THE BLACK LAWYERS

50%

 OF THE BLACK
DOCTORS

40%

 OF THE BLACK
ENGINEERS

40%

 OF THE BLACK MEMBERS OF CONGRESS

25%

 OF THE BLACK
STEM GRADUATES

13%

 OF THE BLACK
CEOs IN AMERICA
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