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

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

An Open Letter to the Class of 2019
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An Open Letter to the Class of 2019

Dear Class of 2019, May I be the first of many to extend a warm welcome to you! Congrats on your accomplishments to date, you’ve crossed the first of many milestones. I know you’re scared, worried, anxious, and excited, but as one who’s stood in your shoes I’m here to tell you this journey will … Continue reading

The Hillman College Bookstore
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The Hillman College Bookstore

The impact of A Different World is irrefutable. It’s easy to find HBCU alumni, students and friends who revel in their Hillman College experience. I mean, really, who among us isn’t binge watching A Different World on Netflix? (If you aren’t we won’t judge you. Just get your cousin’s Netflix info and join us.) Winston … Continue reading

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10 Things Every Child Should Know About HBCUs

1) HBCU is an acronym for (H) istorically (B) lack (C) ollege and (U) niversity. Famous people who graduated from HBCUs are Booker T. Washington (Hampton University), Dr. Martin Luther King (Morehouse College), Keisha Knight Pulliam (Spelman College), Common (Florida A&M University), Anika Noni Rose (Florida A&M University), Mathew Knowles (Fisk University), Spike Lee (Morehouse … Continue reading

A Different World: Fisk’s E. Clare Stewart #MyHBCUMyStory
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A Different World: Fisk’s E. Clare Stewart #MyHBCUMyStory

On a Thursday evening, like others in the Stewart home, the ending credits of A Different World flashed across the television screen as I bounced up and down in my seat humming the theme song. I hopped off my seat on the couch and stood in the middle of the family room floor and excitedly … Continue reading

Born On This Day: Talladega’s Juliette Derricotte #MyHBCUMyStory
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Born On This Day: Talladega’s Juliette Derricotte #MyHBCUMyStory

In the fall of 1931, Fisk University Dean of Women Juliette Derricotte and three Fisk students drove south from Nashville to Georgia in order to visit their families. Outside of Dalton, Georgia, their car collided with another head on. Derricotte’s car rolled over and all the inhabitants tossed out onto the ground. The other driver … Continue reading

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

Q & A with Harold M. Love, Jr: Love In The House
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Q & A with Harold M. Love, Jr: Love In The House

Harold M. Love, Jr is the pastor of St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, Nashville, TN. Love earned his bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from Tennessee State University in 1994, a master’s degree in theological studies from Vanderbilt University in 1998. He is currently pursuing his PhD in Public Administration from Tennessee State. Love is a candidate for House District … Continue reading