PPE

Black Woman Makes History as New Supplier of PPE to HBCUs and Government Agencies

Jennifer Barbosa, founder and CEO of Atlanta-based International Supply Partners, LLC (ISP), has partnered with OverstockGovernment.com, one of Amazon’s largest competitors, to supply personal protective equipment (PPE) to the U.S. government as well as local state government agencies. She is also a supplier to various HBCUs including Hampton University, and is one of few Black-owned companies […]

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Chris Paul

Chris Paul Collaborates with Koia, 100% of Proceeds Going Towards HBCUs

Phoenix Suns All-Star Chris Paul, a big supporter of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), has partnered with a plant protein drink company to help fund scholarships for students who attend HBCUs. Koia, a 100% plant-based beverage company co-founded by a Black woman, Maya French, is collaborating with Paul and the nonprofit clothing line, Support Black Colleges, […]

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CodeHouse

Founders of CodeHouse Receive $1 Million Grant from Google.org

CodeHouse, a non-profit organization that focuses on cultivating a strong pipeline between students of color and industry-leading technology companies, has just received a $1 million grant from Google.org. This grant will be used to further CodeHouse’s mission of closing the diversity gap in technology-based fields. According to the press release, the grant will allow CodeHouse […]

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NFL Announced as Presenting Sponsor for the 2018 HBCU Battle of the Brains™

  The HBCU Battle of the Brains, LLC in partnership with the National Black MBA Association – Austin Chapter is pleased to announce the National Football League (NFL) as its presenting sponsor for the 2nd Annual HBCU Battle of the Brains (HBCUBOTBrains) competition to be held Friday, March 9 – Saturday, March 10, 2018. Several dozen teams of […]

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