Black History Month: The History and Relevance of HBCUs

Why We Still Need Them in 2022

Fisk University 1975

HBCUs came into being because Black people were denied an education. Taxes paid by all were being used to educate only white people. Rather than let us into their colleges and universities. Separate but definitely unequal institutions were created, often by religious institutions, to provide an education to those who…




Stories in this publication will focus on Black History and a little White History that has been distorted. We’ll focus on people and policies and the impact they continue to have on America today.

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What We Will Talk About

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