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

Michael Jordan’s philanthropy plan continues with a generous donation to a beloved historically Black college and university. Jordan and his Nike Jordan Brand have donated $1M to Morehouse College, according to ESPN.

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Business

Chanice McClover-Lee, 19, is a college student who launched Baked by Chanice. The gourmet vegan company bakes cookies and custom cakes. Facebook credit- Chanice McClover-Lee

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Entertainment

Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti honors ex-GM Ozzie Newsome with $4M gift for scholarships to Maryland HBCUs.

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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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