Defining Black Excellence is
What We're All About
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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.

Education

Morris Brown College, a private, liberal arts HBCU in Atlanta, has announced it received accreditation candidacy through the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS) after nearly 20 years.

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Business

We have learned that Anastasia Ali has been promoted to VP Marketing at Disney Studios Content and Jan Coleman has been upped to VP Global Marketing Partnerships, Promotions & Multicultural.

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Entertainment

Director Rob Hardy is cranking up the power with a new first-look deal with Lionsgate and Power creator Courtney Kemp’s End of Episode Productions.

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HBCU Award Categories
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Today, there are over

100 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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