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AcARRE is a natural beauty brand created by chemist and CEO Tracey Kearse. Kearse has a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Hampton University. Starting a business was natural for the Severna Park, Maryland, native who hails from a long line of entrepreneurs. Rolling out spoke with Kearse about her brand, which prides itself on…

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Jack Manning III caught the photography fever at an early age. Now the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, native, who is based in Atlanta, travels doing what he loves. Manning is the mastermind of Jaxon Photo Group where he specializes in portrait, conceptual and wedding photography. Rolling out caught up with Manning to hear about and see…

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Andriel Dees is recognized as one of the most outstanding women of color in education. She has served as director of equity, diversity and inclusion at Capella University and chief diversity officer for the University of Wisconsin in River Falls. A graduate of Hampton University and William Mitchell College of Law, she currently is the system Civil…

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The 91st Annual Academy Awards, hosted on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, was full of applause-worthy moments. It was a big night for Black Panther, earning Marvel Studios its first recognition by the Academy. Even more significant, the night commemorated a history-making moment for underrepresented Black women in Hollywood. Costume designer, Ruth E. Carter won her first Oscar, becoming the first…

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Honoree: Deputy Surgeon General Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N Why we salute her: Simply put, Dr. Sylvia Trent-Adams has quite the impressive résumé. Currently serving as the deputy surgeon general, Trent-Adams is a well-respected global health leader. This Hampton University graduate began her career in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health…

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Nia Wellman is a 21-year-old entrepreneur and a natural hair and beauty influencer. A Hampton University senior majoring in communications, she balances her full-time class load along with numerous campus activities, which include being the chapter president of Campus Curlz, director of homecoming affairs and communications secretary for the Freddye T. Davy Honors College. Despite her demanding…

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After discovering her gift while attending Hampton University, today, Ashley Gray is one of the most in-demand celebrity makeup artists. With a long list of clients such as LeToya Luckett, Travis Greene, Toya Wright and Chicago singer-songwriter Dreezy, she has proved that with dedication, perseverance, courage and a positive outlook, you can achieve anything you put…

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Police are investigating a death at Hampton University that happened on Friday morning, 13 Now News reports. While there are very few details surrounding the incident, according to the city of Hampton Police Chief Terry Sult, authorities “do not suspect foul play at this point.” “However, it is early in the investigation and any information…

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Erin Leigh Occupation: Model Education: “I received my bachelor’s degree from Hampton University, my major was sports management with a focus in marketing. I am now studying for my master’s degree in public relations and corporate communications at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.” What inspired you to model? What inspires me to model is the…

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities, also known as HBCUs produce some of the nations top executives, influential leaders and well known celebrities. These schools not only provide a place of learning, they encourage a tight knit network that essentially becomes an extended family.  It is no wonder that every year, the best and brightest want to give commencement…

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 Hampton University’s Band Director dishes on homecoming 2013 During Hampton University’s 2013 homecoming celebration lead band director Rasan Holmes detailed to rollingout the pressures he and the “Marching Force” band were facing for their game time performance. “It’s very different preparing for homecoming,” said Holmes. “You have the added pressure of the alumni coming back…

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Hampton homecoming 2013

Hampton homecoming parade Over the weekend Hamptonians and local residents took to the streets to watch the sights and sounds of the 2013 homecoming parade. Included in this year’s march through downtown Hampton were various churches, high schools and social groups. Floats included an intricate birthday cake to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of Hampton…

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 Hampton University homecoming 2013 Hampton University’s 2013 homecoming celebration was filled with the tradition and rites that make this historically black college “a thought sent from heaven above.” With the theme “The Royal Standard: The Legacy Continues,” Hamptonians kept the university’s student center packed with current students and alumni who welcomed sounds from DJ LP and…

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Athletes are resorting to purchasing franchises of already well-known brands. Franchises come pre-packaged with two of the most important keys to success already built in: a widely known brand name and pre-determined price lists. Check out five athletes who own franchises. –Joi Pearson @joiapearson Above, pro basketball player Jared Jeffries signed his first franchise agreement in July.…

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