“HBCU” | A Poem by Terry E. Carter, Fisk ’80
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“HBCU” | A Poem by Terry E. Carter, Fisk ’80

HBCU The Freedmen’s Bureau and other concerns, provided for that which a black man yearned. Degrees which only coloreds could earn… Classrooms where only Negros could learn… At times, in the places where crosses burned. Started in churches and normal schools— mindful of bigots, haters, and fools. Money raised in a thousand ways… from collection … Continue reading

Celebrating Women’s History Month with the “Sister Presidents” #HBCUWomen
Barber-Scotia College / Bennett College / Dillard University / Fisk University / Hampton University / History & Culture / Howard University / Jackson State University / Lincoln University / Meharry Medical College / Norfolk State University / Spelman College / St. Augustine's College / Tougaloo College / Voorhees College

Celebrating Women’s History Month with the “Sister Presidents” #HBCUWomen

Just over thirty years ago in 1981, a Congressional Resolution proclaimed Women’s History Week, and six years later, the celebration was expanded to the entire month of March. Designed as a means of promoting equality among the sexes in the classroom, National Women’s History Month programs around the nation, have centered on an annual theme … Continue reading

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LGBT Marriage Equality: HBCUs Either Bend or Break Toward Justice

By: Damien T. Frierson, Fisk ’02 A 2002 graduate of Fisk University, Damien T. Frierson received his master of arts degree in African American Studies from Temple University and his master of social work from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently pursuing his PhD in social work at Howard University. His work addresses social … Continue reading