Best Historically Black Colleges & Universities

If you have kept up with the news lately, then you know that historical black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been a hot topic. Betsy DeVos, the education secretary, initiated a fiery dialogue when she “called historically black colleges and universities ‘real pioneers’ of school choice.”1 After receiving critical feedback on the genesis of HBCUs, DeVos attempted to recant her statements. Controversy ensued when many HBCU presidents met with President Trump in the Oval Office in the White House. While some HBCU presidents were optimistic about meeting with Trump about the state of HB...

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HBCU News

10 Reasons to Attend a Historically Black Colleges and Universities
6 Apr

10 Reasons to Attend a Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Specialized mission colleges focus on educating specific groups of students. The most common specialized mission collages are the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Hispanic-Serving Institu...
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The Real History of Many Historically Black Colleges and Universities
6 Apr

The Real History of Many Historically Black Colleges and Universities

A tradition rich in history The First HBCUs Before the Civil War, higher education for African American students was virtually nonexistent. The few who did receive schooling, such as Fredrick Doug...
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HBCUs Are More Diverse Than You Think: A Look at the Numbers
6 Apr

HBCUs Are More Diverse Than You Think: A Look at the Numbers

Robert Palmer • In a research study that my colleague Dina C. Maramba and I conducted a few years ago on the ways in which minority students experience higher education, we gained some interesting ...
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HBCU Graduates in the News

It was an honor to interview Dennis Richmond, Jr., a 21 year old Yonkers, New York native.
Claflin Senior Starts HBCU Initiative To Advocate for HBCUs
Claflin University graduate, Barry White, Jr. teaches English at Ashley Park PreK-8 School in Charlotte, North Carolina.
HBCU Grad Barry White Jr. Is Making A Difference In The Classroom With Handshakes
Mike Jackson, an Atlanta native who also attended historically black Tennessee State University, is the new face of Mr. Clean.
The New Mr. Clean Is Bald, Black And HBCU Educated
Tennessee State University’s most famous grad, who attended the black university on a full scholarship based on her communication skills.
TSU’s Most Famous Grad, Oprah, Has A New Gig, Joins ’60 Minutes’ As Special Contributor