Are HBCUs still Relevant?

Many of us have seen the posts recently debating the present day relevancy of HBCU institutions. This coupled with the recent events on the campuses of both Yale and the University of Missouri, leaves many with strong feelings about the importance of the type of environment that an HBCU offers to any student.

What are your thoughts? Are HBCU schools important and why (why not)? Did you attend an HBCU? If so, what impact did that have on your life and education?

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