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Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins Celebrates Black Excellence With DIAGEO


In HBCU homecoming information…

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Spelman and Morehouse School weren’t the one faculties to have fun homecoming this weekend, The Mecca additionally welcomed again alumni whereas celebrating standouts excelling of their respective fields.

Howard College was buzzing with Black excellence in Washington D.C.for its “Meccaverse” celebration that culminated with the ritzy HBCU Buzz 30 below 30 Reception and Alumni Bison Ball.

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Actress Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins joined DIAGEO and its manufacturers CÎROC, Crown Royal, Tequila Don Julio, and Tanqueray and HBCU Buzz 30 Underneath 30 founder Luke Anthony Lawal, Jr to toast to the tradition and traditions of HBCUs. The duo additionally uplifted and have fun Black excellence, tradition, and scholarship whereas highlighting the honorees.

Along with DIAGEO each Ashley and Luke mirrored on their expertise attending an HBCU as they handed the torch and honored the subsequent era of Black leaders who’re creating lasting change of their communities as a part of DIAGEO’s ongoing initiative to help a extra numerous future with its $10 Million endowment fund.

A press launch studies that company loved signature cocktails from CÎROC, Crown Royal, Tequila Don Julio, and Tanqueray at Karma Lounge, then continued the night in celebration of Black excellence with the Inaugural Bison Alumni Ball whereas having fun with music by DJ Jae Murphy.

As beforehand reported Featherson-Jenkins instructed BOSSIP that she was trying ahead to one more “incomparable, exhilarating and BLACK” Howard homecoming and he or she gushed over her alma mater that “modified her life.”


“It’s a spot the place as a Black particular person you are feeling extremely seen, valued, and understood which is invaluable,” mentioned the star.

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In Atlanta, the same celebration ensued—this time for I.W. Harper and Cam Kirk’s “Harper Home” multi-city pop-up expertise. The get together that came about simply earlier than Spelhouse homecoming toasted to the wealthy tradition and creatives in native communities in Atlanta in celebration of Cabernet Cask Reserve, a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey aged for 4 years in new charred American oak barrels, then perfected in luxurious California Cabernet Sauvignon casks.

The particular evening gave again to the artistic communities shaping Atlanta tradition and featured Collective Gallery (the primary “Report” label for photographers) onsite taking pics at a portrait studio with proceeds going to the Cam Kirk Basis.

Sounds had been courtesy of home DJ Love G and company loved curated Cabernet Cask Reserve cocktails by native mixologists Whiskey and Rosemary together with the never-before-seen “Sizzling Lemon Pepper Moist” cocktail.




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