Congresswoman Alma Adams Presents HBCU Day (Photos)

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  • Dutchess Lattimore, media personality and owner of Pretty N Ink tattoo shop, shares her HBCU experience at the first HBCU Day hosted by Congresswoman Alma Adams.
  • Miss CIAA Shantavia Edmonds is a senior at Claflin University in South Carolina.

High school students, families and community leaders heard from alumni and representatives on behalf of 21 historically Black colleges and universities at Congresswoman Alma Adams’ first HBCU Day on Sept. 7 at West Charlotte High School. Celebrity Charlotte residents Dutchess Lattimore and Chef Kevin Winston shared how their HBCU experiences helped shape them into successful entrepreneurs. Future students got a peek at student life with performances from members of the Divine 9 and Johnson C. Smith University’s band. Watch as the packed audience joined in for Swag Surfin’. Photos: Qcitymetro