Keep A’ Inchin Along #Selma50 | Crystal A. deGregory, Fisk ’03
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Keep A’ Inchin Along #Selma50 | Crystal A. deGregory, Fisk ’03

Sandwiched amid 70,000 people, the streets are lined with booths selling oils, bracelets, wood carvings and dashikis and the ever- and increasingly popular knock-off purses. Gotta love our people! You see the Pettus Bridge in the distance but you aren’t certain you’ll make it to its foot because there are so many people. Braced against … Continue reading

Dream the Boldest Dreams | HBCUstory Symposium 2014 Schedule
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Dream the Boldest Dreams | HBCUstory Symposium 2014 Schedule

  “From Jacksonville, Florida, to Atlanta, Georgia, it is roughly a one-hour plane trip, 270 miles airport to airport. For me the distance between these two point was not short, nor was it a straight line” – Conversations With only a sixth-grade education, her self-made millionaire great-grandfather Abraham Lincoln Lewis  — whom she affectionately called “Fafa”  — was a benefactor to Florida … Continue reading

2014 HBCUstory Symposium Welcomes Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Dr. Ivory A. Toldson as Keynote Speakers
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2014 HBCUstory Symposium Welcomes Dr. Johnnetta Cole, Dr. Ivory A. Toldson as Keynote Speakers

WASHINGTON D.C.—Monday, Sept. 8, 2014—The organizers of the 2014 HBCUstory Symposium, scheduled Oct. 24 & 25, are excited to announce that Dr. Johnnetta Betsch Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art (NMAfA), and Dr. Ivory A. Toldson, deputy director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities will serve … Continue reading