MIAMI, Fla. – The Historic Society and Hip Rock Star recently wrapped up the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Conference (HBCUCon), an annual celebration of culture, legacy, and community that drew attendees from prestigious institutions across the nation. The multi-disciplinary festival and conference sponsored by the Black Archives, History and Research Foundation of South Florida, Inc., blended music, art, food, networking and engaging dialogue. Attendees represented institutions including Albany State University, Bethune-Cookman University, Florida A&M University, Grambling State University, Hampton University, Howard University, Norfolk State University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina Central University, Savannah State University, Shaw University, Spelman College, Texas College, Talladega College and Tuskegee University. Discussions delved into crucial topics pivotal to the advancement and sustained relevance of HBCUs, underscoring the commitment to fortifying their legacy and charting a resilient path for their continued impact and success.