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Wale Wants To Keep The Momentum Going For Support Of HBCUs As He Joins PepsiCo For Its $250K Donation

It can be a bittersweet feeling when students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are proud to rep their school while also facing the challenges that may come with attending one. According to a 2022 report by the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice (Temple University), out of a surveyed 5,000 students from 14 private and public HBCUs in the fall of 2020, 46% shared that they “ lacked sufficient food a month prior to when the survey was taken.”

Ngozi Nwanji

Nov 17, 2023

Wale Set To Perform At The 2022 AfroTech Conference In Austin, TX

AfroTech has announced yet another big musical talent is heading to the 2022 AfroTech Conference! As previously reported by AfroTech, music heavyweights such as Bia, Zaytoven, Bas, and more will be headlining the conference’s inaugural music experience. View this post on Instagram A post shared by AfroTech ( “We are thrilled to bring such incredible musical talent to the AfroTech stage, and expand the AfroTech Franchise to include a music festival. This is especially fitting since our annual conference is being held in the live music capital of the world,” said Morgan DeBaun, CEO of Blavity, Inc., owner of AfroTech in a statement. “We are also excited to host our conference live and in-person after hosting it in a metaverse the last two years. The addition of our live music festival truly rounds out the entire AfroTech experience as we celebrate Black and multicultural innovators, and these rising creative artists.” In addition to the music stage’s lineup, on Nov. 17, the...

Ngozi Nwanji

Aug 18, 2022