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Meet The HBCU Grad Who Is Making A Splash As A Clothing Line Owner

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Being a black small-business owner is tough. It does not matter how many years of experience in your field that you have, you just cannot...

HBCU Alum Erykah Badu’s Online Store Is Coming — Here’s What We Know

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In a profile with InStyle, soul legend Erykah Badu revealed that she had something up her sleeve — an online clothing store. Partially inspired by Chinatown Market’s “bootlegged”...

This FAMU Pharmacy Student Is Eyeing The Lash Business

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Alexia Gillis has launched a trending eyelash brand called The Lash Pharmacy while attending Florida A&M University. The second-year Doctor of Pharmacy...

Ralph Lauren Appropriates Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity’s Letters To Sell $335 Pants

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"Luxury clothing brand Ralph Lauren is apologizing amid fallout over the brand’s use of lettering and symbols associated with a historically Black fraternity," shares Atlanta...

Bling-Bling: HBCU Alum Diddy, Meek Mill And DJ Khaled Impresses With A Million Bucks...

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Howard University alum Diddy and friends Meek Mill and DJ Khaled recently had on some flashy watches courtside at a Miami Heats game, and they...

Central State University Grad Deon Jefferson Announced As Gather And Gown Designer For Its...

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My beloved Central State University family, this is good news! Let us congratulate our fellow Marauder Deon Jefferson, who recently been announced as Gather and...

Footaction Is Looking To Empower The Next Generation Of Designers From HBCUs

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Footaction has made a big step towards inclusion in the design world. The footwear lifestyle brand has partnered with PENSOLE, a design academy partner of...

Central State University Grad, Austin Oten’s New Clothing Brand Is Definitely Black Meets Skate-Punk

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Last May, Central State University graduate Austin Oten released his new clothing brand, Wrath, which is a skate-punk clothing brand...

Jerry Lorenzo Made Air Fear of God 1s for his Alma Mater, FAMU

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Thanks to his first-ever Nike collaboration, 2018 was a huge year for Fear of God-founder Jerry Lorenzo, which included the highly anticipated release of the Air Fear of God 1. But what many...

NIKE Names FAMU Alum G. Scott Uzzell President & CEO of Converse, Inc.

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NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) announced today that effective Jan. 22, 2019, G. Scott Uzzell will become President & CEO of Converse, Inc. Uzzell comes to...

Howard Alumna Ezinne Kwubiri Named H&M Head of Diversity & Inclusion

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Business of Fashion Reports, NEW YORK, United States — With over 4300 stores, H&M is one of the world’s biggest and most influential retailers. The brand is...

Howard Student Iran “Bang” Paylor Creatively Pays Homage To Diddy And Bad Boy Records

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(Washington, DC) —To celebrate the iconic, dynamic, record breaking, history making - all time record label “It’s Bad Boy” Howard University Student, "Iran Bang Paylor" and Models Inc....

Grambling Grad Kaeyla Boyd Starts Cultural Threads Brand To Promote Love For Melanin

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GSU graduate, Kaeyla Boyd, creates inspiring clothing brand Cultural Threads, for culturally conscious minds aiming to educate and promote progression through fashionable street-wear. After contemplating on creating her own brand for...

Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta Season 2 Brings The Drama And Hustle

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Drama, family and fame is the business of Growing Hip Hop Atlanta. Season 2 of Wetv's popular show delves deeper into the personal lives of Rapper and...

Hype at Howard University: Javari Cousteau’s Fashion Exhibit

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Howard University is a school filled with outstanding talent and hardworking entrepreneurs. Javari Miller, affectionately known as Vari Cousteau, is a Fashion Design major from Northeast Washington,...

From Jackson State Students to HBCU Business Trailblazers

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The entrepreneurial wheels are in motion at Jackson State University, as rising seniors Javier High and Treon Young both have become trailblazers in the business world creating...

NCCU Grad André Leon Talley Snags Weekly Talk Show

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Congrats to André Leon Talley. The fashion insider and former Vogue editor has snagged a weekly talk show on Andy Cohen’s SiriusXM channel Radio Andy, according to Women’s Wear Daily....

Morehouse Student Launches Innovative Clothing Collection

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Ian Jackson is a junior, finance major from Nashville, TN. He is the founder of Ordinary Odds. Ordinary Odds is an innovative clothing collection that strives to...

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