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LA Sentinel: HBCU Buzz Continues to Amplify Black Voices across Campuses

Since 2011, HBCU Buzz has been a news hub for prospective students, current students, and alumni who attended historically Black colleges and universities. In honor of Black History Month and the publication’s tenth anniversary, we caught up with the creator of HBCU Buzz, Luke Lawal, to discuss their plan to amplify Black voices in the New Year. […]
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Nike Content Series Yardrunners Spotlights Luke Lawal

LOS ANGELES, CA – DECEMBER 7, 2020 – On November 7, 2020, Nike launched #Yardrunners, a content series dedicated to highlighting the achievements of students and graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). #Yardrunners was created to recognize the contributions of HBCUs by celebrating the influence of individuals who are devoted to progressing the evolution […]
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News One: Luke Lawal Jr. Breaks Down His Unlikely Path To Becoming a Founder

Luke Lawal Jr. can talk. Really talk. This super power allows the infectious founder and CEO of HBCU Buzz to not only capture an audience but move and make connections effortlessly in a myriad of circles. Indeed, the Bowie State graduate, who has a degree in biochemistry, has gone from working as a pharmacy tech at Kaiser and […]
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NIGERIA NEEDS YOU: Here’s What’s Happening and How You Can Assist

Feeling really hopeless today. I’m Nigerian with very close ties to my country and this hurts. For a few weeks now, Nigerians have been calling for the dismantling of a notorious police squad, the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) accused of using deadly force and abuse of power among a number of other things. Similar to the […]
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Luke Lawal Jr. Speaks at BYOB Retreat

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WKYS: DMV Native Creates Taper App for Beauty & Grooming Professionals

Former 2014 DMV top 30 under 30 recipient, DC native, and Bowie State graduate Luke Lawal Jr. launches new business venture; Taper, for beauty and grooming professionals in the DMV. Taper is a resource for clients and customers to discover the best barber, hair stylist and makeup artists and more near you at your fingertips. Read full 
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Luke Lawal Jr., Joins Straight Talk No Chaser Panel

Amongst a panel of five single and committed male professionals and industry leaders, Luke Lawal founder and CEO of HBCUBuzz, served as a speaker at Straight Talk No Chaser: LA. Hosted at the Creative Artists Agency, Together Apart, Dunnie O, and Spicy Mari, the all male panelist and all female audience event, served as an open […]
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Black Enterprise BE Smart HBCU Summit

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Lawal Hosts HBCU Night with the Brooklyn Nets

In association with the Shaw University New York Alumni Chapter, the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, and the National Basketball Association (NBA), Luke Lawal, founder and CEO of HBCUBuzz joined a panel of dynamic HBCU graduates for HBCU Night with the Brooklyn Nets.
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We Can’t Wait for Him to “Work Something Out”