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Class Of 2022: A List Of Black Celebrities That You Can Now Call 'Doctor' From Now On

Climbing toward the top of the ladder through sports, entertainment, or the world of fashion, opens doors. One of those doors is education, specifically earning honorary doctorates from an accredited institution or university. The feat highlights the contributions of people who are breaking barriers and inspiring others. This year, entertainers Stevie Wonder, Ludacris, and Angela Bassett, are just a few names who have forged a path beyond their respective industries and can collectively toast to earning their doctorate titles.  

Samantha Dorisca

Jul 26, 2022

Waka Flocka Reminisces After Being Honored With Honorary Professor Degree: 'I’m 36 With Degrees, A Daughter, Financially Free'

Waka Flocka brought in his 36th birthday with two celebrations as he was also awarded an honorary professor degree in Humanitarianism and Philanthropy from the Bible Institute of America, TMZ reports. “I remember at 26 i made a promise to God to stop taking xpills, stop drinking lean and start cleaning out my heart 10 yrs later i’m 36 with degrees, a daughter , financially free, and a lot of people that look up to me shawty i’m beyond grateful…. i been preparing my whole life for what’s about to happen. THANK YOU FATHER GOD,” Flocka wrote on Instagram ahead of the ceremony. View this post on Instagram A post shared by WAKA FLOCKA FLAME (@wakaflocka)

Samantha Dorisca

Jun 1, 2022

Waka Flocka Is Using His NFT Platform To Educate Black Artists Through Ownership And Creativity

NFTs have been the talk of the creative and entertainment industries for the last few months and now rapper Waka Flocka is getting in on the action too. In April, news circulated that the Hip-Hop superstar entered a partnership to create Satoshi Art — an all-new 100% minority-owned NFT platform that’s bringing monetary profits to creative artists worldwide. Through this new company, Flocka is aiming to empower Black artists and their work by introducing them to a new revenue stream to profit off their intellectual property. In speaking with Flocka, he shared with AfroTech that he came across NFTs through his own research and knowledge. “It comes easy when you’re a nerd,” he tells us. “You’re hip to everything people don’t believe in, and then by the time they get on it history is made. I learned in my earlier years, to be a smart person you have to know when you meet another genius.” In this instance, Flocka is referring to his business partner Stally — a certified cryptocurrency...

Njera Perkins

May 28, 2021