Celebrating HBCU Heritage: The Unique Charm of the HBCU Bobblehead Series
For more than a century, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have provided quality education to African American students. Many of the nation’s greatest athletes, artists, scientists, and leaders have come from these institutions. In recognition of the significance of HBCUs, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has introduced the HBCU Bobblehead Series.
HBCU Legacy Celebration
In recent decades, bobbleheads have become popular collectibles because of their characteristic nodding heads. They often depict famous personalities, sports icons, and cultural symbols. In addition to the charm of bobbleheads, the HBCU Bobblehead Series pays homage to the rich history of HBCUs.
In spite of the fact that the specific details of the series are unknown, it is presumed that the collection features prominent figures or mascots associated with HBCUs. HBCU bobbleheads serve not only as collectibles but also as a reminder of the institutions’ contributions and legacy.
“We hope the alumni, students, faculty, staff, and the entire HBCU community will enjoy these new bobbleheads,” National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum co-founder and CEO Phil Sklar said. “Bobbleheads are often passed down from generation to generation, and we think the bobbleheads in this new HBCU Series will certainly become cherished keepsakes.”
The reason behind bobbleheads?
A bobblehead is more than just a toy or a collectible. In a fun and engaging manner, they capture personalities, moments, and symbols. In introducing the HBCU Bobblehead Series, the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum offers fans and alumni a unique way to commemorate and celebrate their beloved institutions.
The schools included in the second series are: Albany State University Rams, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania Wolves, Clark Atlanta University Panthers, Coppin State University Eagles, Elizabeth City State University Vikings, Fayetteville State University Broncos, Florida A&M University Rattlers, Morehouse College Maroon Tigers, North Carolina A&T University Aggies, Prairie View A&M University Panthers, South Carolina State University Bulldogs, Southern University Jaguars, Virginia State University Trojans, and Winston-Salem State University Rams. The bobbleheads for Florida A&M University and North Carolina A&T University in Series 2 feature the school’s female mascots.
The HBCU Bobblehead Series celebrates the enduring legacy of historically black colleges and universities. Through this museum, we are reminded of the tremendous contributions that HBCUs have made to American society throughout history. To learn more about this series, please visit the official website of the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum or contact them directly. https://bit.ly/45qU1Kb
The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveiled the officially licensed HBCU Bobblehead Series 2. This features the first bobbleheads for 16 different mascots from 14 different HBCUs and coincides with the start of the 2023-24 school year. A portion of the proceeds from every bobblehead sale goes back to the respective school.