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Jordan Brand And Howard University Announce 20-Year Partnership

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Jordan Brand And Howard University Announce 20-Year Partnership

We love an HBCU win! Howard University’s The Dig recently reported on a 20-year partnership between Nike’s Jordan Brand and Howard University. Howard University’s athletic department is coming out of a deal with Under Armour and will soon be sponsored by Michael Jordan and Nike’s own Jordan Brand at the end of the summer.  This partnership is a full circle moment for Jordan Brand President and HBCU alum Craig Williams, who stated “Howard University and Jordan Brand share a legacy of excellence and deep commitment to the Black Community. As an HBCU graduate, I understand the educational impact an institution...

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Kenan Thompson Set To Host 74th Emmy Awards

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Kenan Thompson Set To Host 74th Emmy Awards

He is officially “all that!” NBC and Television Academy has chosen comedian and actor Kenan Thompson to be the host of the 74th Annual Emmy Awards this September. Thompson is not new to the hosting game, he hosted the 2021 Kids’ Choice Awards and 47th People's Choice Awards. Now, NBC chose someone from the family, picking the Saturday Night Live (SNL) star to grace the stage again as the host of the 2022 Emmy Awards. Kenan spoke on his upcoming gig in a statement, saying “Being a part of this incredible evening where we honor the best of the television...

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Lil Baby Provided Free Shoes & Clothes For Hundreds Of ATL Families At Back To School Fest

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Lil Baby Provided Free Shoes & Clothes For Hundreds Of ATL Families At Back To School Fest

He was able to support thousands of kids! Popular rapper Lil Baby just provided free shoes and clothes for hundreds of Atlanta families at his Back-to-School Festival. According to CBS46, the event took place near the West End Mall in Atlanta, the popular Grammy award-winning artist welcoming 3,000 local children for his festival. In an effort to get the young people prepared for the new school year, he opened the event up to hundreds of Atlanta families for a day filled with music, games, and carnival rides.    Hundreds of families lined up to attend Lil Baby’s Back-to-School Fest in...

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Quinta Brunson Lends Her Voice For Disney Pixar’s New ‘Cars’ Series

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Quinta Brunson Lends Her Voice For Disney Pixar’s New ‘Cars’ Series

She’s officially a car! Quinta Brunson has lent her voice for Disney Pixar’s new Cars series. The comedian and television creator has come a long way from her Buzzfeed skit days. Not only does she have the highest-rated comedy show to ever premiere on ABC, but she also raked up a record 7 Emmy nominations for Abbott Elementary and just landed her first beauty gig as the face of Olay. Now Brunson is making her way into animation, lending her voice to Disney Pixar’s newest Cars series, “Cars On The Road.”  Brunson took to Twitter to share the trailer for...

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Hampton University Alum’s New HBCyoU Dolls Are Now Available At Target

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Hampton University Alum’s New HBCyoU Dolls Are Now Available At Target

You’re going to want to get them all! A Hampton University alum’s new HBCyoU Dolls are now available at Target. Brooke Hart Jones is a Hampton University alum and the creator of HBCyoU Dolls, a new brand from Purpose Toys with the aim of "sharing the magic of HBCUs with children far and wide." Purpose Toys' mission is to create toys that center and celebrate communities of culture. Their products include a line of natural hair dolls, and now the HBCyoU Dolls.  The 18-inch dolls feature various characters from a cheer captain to a student body president and homecoming queen....

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