iHeartMedia Announces Podcast Series Celebrating Black Culture, Generational Wealth and the HBCU Community



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There is nothing better than starting a great podcast to help you navigate through the day, while learning something new. iHeartMedia helps you add a few more shows to your playlist.

Their “Black and Inspired HBCU Celebration,” presented by Hyundai, will feature the special four-part podcast series that celebrates Black culture and the passionate community of Historically Black College and University (HBCU) alumni. The first episode of the podcast series launches today with new episodes falling every other Wednesday on iHeartRadio and wherever podcasts are heard.

“IHeartRadio’s Black and Inspired HBCU Celebration” will feature conversations that educate, inspire and celebrate the HBCU experience through intimate conversations with iHeartRadio’s most popular and prolific black personalities, pundits and celebrities, covering topics of importance to the black community as well as distinguished HBCU alumni. The first episode, titled Black & Tech, will discuss the need for greater black representation in the tech industry, how to educate HBCUs and the Black community about the tech implications, as well as tips for HBCU students who aspire to work in technology. daytime.

The episode will feature in-depth discussions from business experts and entrepreneurs Will Lucas, Brand Director for AfroTech and host of “Black Tech Green Money,” and Morgan Debuan, Founder and CEO of Blavity Inc. This Fireside Conversation will be hosted by Social Influencer, Digital Media Veteran and iHeartRadio Marketing Project Manager, Jasmine Sweet.

“As a graduate of the HBCU, I know that historically black colleges and universities have an unprecedented impact on our community and play a vital role in the success of black students across the country,” said Thea Mitchem, vice -executive programming president for iHeartMedia.

She continued, “These intimate conversations will help educate, uplift and amplify the black community and its budding young leaders, and we are delighted that these important voices can reach millions of listeners through the digital reach and mass distribution of. ‘iHeart. ”



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