On Bondage | Mary McLeod Bethune, Barber-Scotia College 1894
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On Bondage | Mary McLeod Bethune, Barber-Scotia College 1894

If our people are to fight their way up out of bondage we must arm them with the sword and the shield and the buckler of pride. Mary McLeod Bethune, (1875-1955), Barber-Scotia Class of 1894, College President, Women’s and Civil Rights Activist 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

Ceiling Breaker, President Emerita Dolores Spikes was Southern | Brandon K. Dumas, Southern ’08
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Ceiling Breaker, President Emerita Dolores Spikes was Southern | Brandon K. Dumas, Southern ’08

If leadership is a craft, Dr. Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes’s extensive career in urban higher education has shown her to be one of the most skilled and forward-thinking artisans in our nation’s history. Her commitment to stretching the seemingly inflexible bounds of access to our nation’s colleges and universities in a manner which encompasses populations … Continue reading

On Women | Mary McLeod Bethune, Barber-Scotia College 1894
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On Women | Mary McLeod Bethune, Barber-Scotia College 1894

Next to God we are indebted to women, first for life itself, and then for making it worth living. Mary McLeod Bethune, (1875-1955), Barber-Scotia Class of 1894, College President, Women’s and Civil Rights Activist   Continue reading