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HBCUnleashed: 6th Annual Back 2 School Celebrity Basketball Tournament to be held on July 31



The sixth annual Back 2 School Celebrity Basketball Tournament will be held at Vicksburg Junior High School on July 31. The event is being brought together Vicksburg native Jeremi Meekins and hosted by Kerwin Claiborne along with music by DJ KG.

The free event will feature celebrities including Wheezy Outta Here, Chris Hyche, MoHead Mike, AJ Merriweather, Shay Hodge, Tomas “Snack” Lee and host, Kerwin Claiborne.

There will be a host of university representatives at the event. Attendees will feature representatives from Alcorn State University, Tougaloo College, Mississippi Valley State University, Wiley College, Tuskegee University, Jackson State University, Lane College and Fort Valley University (virtual).

Basketball teams which will play in the tournament are Team Wheezy, Team KG, Team YBN and Team Hyche.

One lucky student will have a chance to earn a $1,000 scholarship from the Linda E. Hick Scholarship by writing a 500 word essay on what leaving a legacy means to them. Submissions are to be sent to

Doors open at 3 p.m. For more information, visit or check out the flyer below:




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