Episode 4

HBCU's Rising

Tackling Today's Social Justice Issues

J.R. Smith hits the North Carolina A&T campus to get a feel for the passion HBCUs have for social justice. Historically Black College & Universities have played a huge role in the course of history, and the same spirit for inclusion in the lives of students and staff today. Check out this episode to see how these new leaders are harnessing the energy of the past to find their voice.

"The black community, on so many levels, made such a huge impact on society –from history going from the beginning to now.”

J.R. Smith

About the series

J.R. Smith invested his post-NBA free time into evolving himself. Attending an HBCU and chasing his passion in golf is teaching Swish about the pride and responsibility that comes with an HBCU education. The past, present, and future of black history are all connected. Check out this series about the rising relevance of HBCUs in partnership with Toyota Tundra.