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Locust Lane Craft Brewery
Black is Beautiful Scholarship

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Established by Weathered Souls Brewing of San Antonio, TX, Black is Beautiful is “A collaborative effort to raise awareness for the injustices people of color face daily and raise funds for police brutality reform and legal defenses for those who have been wronged.”

Learn more at BlackisBeautiful.Beer

100% of 4-pack sales of our Black is Beautiful Stout goes toward the Locust Lane Craft Brewery Black is Beautiful Scholarshp Fund, awarded annually to local African American High School Seniors pursuing further education.

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Our 2024 Black is Beautiful is a limited edition release featuring artwork by local artist and teacher, Brian Hearns of LivnSol (Downingtown, PA). The piece was carefully selected from his collection titled "Beautiful Nubian".

Brian has been an inaugural partner in this initiative as a board member, as well as a vast supporter.



The deadline for applications to be submitted is March 31, 2024.


Title: Locust Lane Craft Brewery Black is Beautiful Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduating African-American Seniors attending a 2 or 4 year college, or Trade School

Requirements: 500 word essay: “What role can higher education play in addressing the social injustices facing our society?”

Timing: Applications must be submitted to by March 31, 2024.

Recipients will be selected on April 30, 2024.


Awards: Three (3) $1,000 scholarships


Applications Must Include: Student's Name, Address, Cell Phone, Email, Current High School & a 500 word essay (pdf, word, pages, etc.)

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