Moses, Carter To Be Honored at Third HBCUstory Symposium in October
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Moses, Carter To Be Honored at Third HBCUstory Symposium in October

Storyteller of the Year Awards Celebrate Architects and Preservationists of the HBCU Experience NASHVILLE, TN.—Wednesday, September 9, 2015 — Nashville-based advocacy initiative HBCUstory Inc. will honor Meharry Medical College Professor Emeritus Henry A. Moses Ph.D. and HBCU Digest Founder Jarrett L. Carter Sr., during the initiative’s Storyteller of the Year Awards during the third annual … Continue reading

Don’t Take the Bait | HBCU Advocate + Allies Guide to Dealing with Haters
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Don’t Take the Bait | HBCU Advocate + Allies Guide to Dealing with Haters

by Sydney Freeman Jr., Ph.D. and Crystal A. deGregory, Ph.D. Negative commentary about the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) is commonplace. As advocates and allies, we have suffered under the crushing weight of questions born of racial inequality and steeped in ignorance of the important historical mission and contemporary vision of HBCUs. Despite … Continue reading

Katrina, Reclaiming a Part of Me | Joshua L. Lazard, [Dillard +] Fisk ’06
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Katrina, Reclaiming a Part of Me | Joshua L. Lazard, [Dillard +] Fisk ’06

by Joshua L. Lazard I got home the day before Labor Day 2005 and called around to schools across the nation. And I realized I wanted to go back to an HBCU, I seriously didn’t even call any white schools. The world was our oyster–seriously, Harvard and Yale had opened their doors to the college … Continue reading

HBCUstory Symposium to feature Inaugural Presidents Roundtable at Fisk
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HBCUstory Symposium to feature Inaugural Presidents Roundtable at Fisk

Presidents to share perspectives, discuss contemporary issues NASHVILLE, TN.—Wednesday, August 26, 2015 — Nashville-based advocacy initiative HBCUstory Inc. will introduce an inaugural HBCU Presidents Roundtable as part of the third annual HBCUstory Symposium, scheduled Oct. 9-10. Moderated by symposium convenor Crystal A. deGregory Ph.D., the Presidents Roundtable and HBCUstory Symposium will begin at 9:30 a.m. … Continue reading

A Prayer For HBCU Seniors
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A Prayer For HBCU Seniors

Father God, Your wisdom has allowed us to travel our collegiate journey with grace. You have allowed us to go through many trials and tribulations. Many times we praise you for the tribulations, but the trials are what have made us into a time such as this. See, My God, we are on the brink … Continue reading

WATCH | HBCU Stories Live Forever
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WATCH | HBCU Stories Live Forever

Each year, it is our great privilege to posthumously honor outstanding members of the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community who have left an indelible mark on the HBCU family. Their incredible legacies, are a lamp unto our paths as we seek to advance the mission and curate our visions for HBCUs in the … Continue reading