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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

Mentors Matter: The HBCUstory of Virginia Union Alumna Dr. Shanta Whitaker
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Mentors Matter: The HBCUstory of Virginia Union Alumna Dr. Shanta Whitaker

“I can’t believe it’s been 10 years since I graduated college,” wrote Virginia Union University alumna Dr. Shanta Whitaker on her blog Fashionably Cosmopolitan in May of this year. She begs your forgiveness in advance for the poor quality of her pictures. She laughs about attending college during the pre-digital camera era. “Fourteen years ago, Virginia Union University … Continue reading