팀 르브론, NBA 올스타전 우승, 하지만 HBCU는 그날 밤의 진정한 승자였습니다.

팀 르브론이 듀란트 팀을이긴 동안 170-150 일요일 NBA 올스타전 우승, 그날 밤의 진정한 승자는 역사적으로 흑인 대학과 대학이었습니다. (HBCU).

Team LeBron represented The Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Team Durant played for the United Negro College Fund. Both funds are non-profits that look to award scholarships and support HBCUs.
The league generated $ 3 million in donations for HBCUs and made sure every element of the event was geared toward promoting the schools, according to the NBA. Thanks to their win, Team LeBron raised $ 1.25 million for the Thurgood Marshall Fund. Team Durant also raised $ 500,000 for The United Negro College Fund.
      The game and festivities around the All-Star game were different this yearmany of the events that usually take place over a series of days took place in one night. Fans still got to see the amazing dunks, smooth passing and effortless three-pointers. They also got a look into the what HBCUs have to offer.
        애틀랜타, where the game took place, is home to the largest consortium of private HBCUs in the worldMorehouse College, Spelman College and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) and the Morehouse School of Medicinecollectively known as the Atlanta University Center (AUC), 에 따르면 the consortium’s website.
          It was part of the reason why we’re here in Atlanta,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the league. “This was an opportunity to focus on the HBCUs.
          As part of that effort to promote and honor these schools, the court was designed by HBCU artists.
          Marching bands from Florida A&M University and Grambling State University performed the intros for Team LeBron and Durant, and CAU’s Philharmonic Society Choir performedLift Every Voice and Sing” — also known as a Black National Anthem.
          Gladys Knight, an alumna of Shaw University, sangThe Star-Spangled Banner.
          The refereeing crew consisted of HBCU graduates from Norfolk State University, Southern University and CAU.
          I’m so happy the NBA is celebrating our HBCUs,” Vice President Kamala Harris, an alumna from Howard University, told actor Michael B. Jordan on Sunday.
            더 많이있다 100 HBCUs across the US, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. Most of them were formed after the Civil War to provide educational opportunities for enslaved people who were now free.
            While they represent about 3% of the higher education institutions, 적어도 17% of bachelor’s degrees by African Americans come from HBCUs, according to the United Negro College Fund.

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