HBCU Men: Southern Gentlemen from the Past at Johnson C. Smith

Homecoming season is right around the corner and today we are celebrating the Southern Gentlemen from the Past at Johnson C. Smith. These HBCU men look absolutely dapper and we are honored to showcase their styles from the past. If you have images of vintage HBCU style be sure to share them with us using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle

HBCU Men: Southern Gentlemen from the Past at Johnson C. Smith

“Group of JCSU students on the steps of Biddle Hall” by JCSU Archives is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

1919: Biddle University became the first black college in the South to offer professional courses in education. Source: https://www.jcsu.edu/about/our_university/history/

“Students posing outside.” by JCSU Archives is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

“JCSU track team – CIAA champions” by JCSU Archives is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

“JCSU track team” by JCSU Archives is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

“JCSU football team during practice” by JCSU Archives is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

1892: The first black football game was played by Biddle University against Livingstone College in December in Salisbury, N.C. The Golden Bulls earned their first historic victory in what today is called the Commemorative Classic, an annual tradition at JCSU. Source: https://www.jcsu.edu/about/our_university/history/

“JCSU students on the steps of the Carnegie Library” by JCSU Archives is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

“JCSU Seminary students” by JCSU Archives is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

“Biddle University football team in 1913” by JCSU Archives is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 

Michiel Perry

Michiel is a Black Southern Belle living a lowcountry life. I love all things fashion, home decor and southern! When I am not running around doing fun stuff for Black Southern Belle, I live in antique stores and have a minor obsession with historic homes 🙂

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