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NBA Player Chris Paul Says He Wants To Own An NBA Team — 'I Would Like To Be A Part Of An Ownership Group'

Almost every professional athlete envisions their dream plans once they officially take off their jersey. Earlier this year, LeBron James shared his dream of owning an NBA team in Las Vegas. Recently, AfroTech got in on the scoop that James isn’t the only NBA superstar currently manifesting ownership.

Sep 15, 2022

Chris Paul Continues His Commitment To Funding HBCU Scholarships In Partnership With Koia

Chris Paul is still working to create a brighter future for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) students. The NBA star has once again joined forces with Koia — along with Support Black Colleges — to provide students with healthier alternatives, according to Koia’s website. As AfroTech previously told you, Paul, who is also currently a student at Winston-Salem State University, first partnered with the plant-based line in 2021 to introduce Koia vending machines at the HBCU.

Jun 8, 2022

These 10 Groundbreaking Black Startups Were Founded by HBCU Grads

These Black startups are groundbreaking on their own — and they have the added benefit of being founded by HBCU graduates. Despite the lack of diversity within the tech industry, Black pioneers continue to set the industry on fire. Innovative approaches and insightful strategies provided by Black leaders in tech widen representation and opportunity for technological advancements. Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have showcased great rapport for graduating Black students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). They play a great part in the success of Black leaders by providing support systems, opportunities, and resources for them to thrive. And recent studies reveal that HBCUs are incubators for thriving Black talent. A study conducted by Bloomberg (via TurningPoints ) reveals that Howard University produces the lion’s share of Black founders — which is why schools like Clark Atlanta, Morehouse, and Spelman are receiving $1.5 million in...

Sep 29, 2021