Historically Black Colleges & North Carolina

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community. North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern United States. 5.0/5

Historically Black Colleges North Carolina Salem State University Virginia State University Shaw University Fayetteville State University Lincoln University Chowan University Livingstone College Virginia Union University Johnson C. Smith University State University Elizabeth City State University

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) was founded in 1912 as the Colored Intercollegiate Athletic Association andis the oldest African- American athletic conference in the nation. The CIAA consists of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) spanning the east coast from Pennsylvania to North Carolina: Bowie State University, Chowan University, Fayetteville State University, Johnson C. Smith University, Elizabeth City State University, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, Livingstone College, Saint Augustine's College, Shaw University, Virginia State University, Virginia Union University, and Winston-Salem State University. The CIAA is comprised of both private and public colleges and universities with enrollments ranging from 750 - 7,000 students. Eighty percent of CIAA alumni reside in District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia.
Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) In 1837, before slavery was abolished, the nation's first black college was founded by Richard Humphreys, a Quaker, who opened the Institute for Colored Youth in Philadelphia as a teacher training college. However, most historically black colleges and universities were founded after the Civil War. North Carolina has eleven historically black colleges and universities, including the oldest in the South, Raleigh's Shaw University, founded in 1865, and North Carolina's newest HBCU, Durham's North Carolina Central University, founded in 1910 and today one of the sixteen senior institutions in the University of North Carolina system. Barber-Scotia College, Concord, North Carolina Barber-Scotia College is a coed liberal arts school founded by the Presbyterian church in 1867. Today Barber-Scotia offers both bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees with the majority of students specializing in either the social sciences or business administration. Dr. A ...
According to a recent CNN article, the U.S. Justice Department has accused the school system of Lauderdale County, Mississippi of operating a “school to prison pipeline,” for sending mostly African American and disabled children to jail for minor disciplinary infractions. Apparently, Dead Prez was right when they claimed on “They Schools” that “the same people who control the school system, control the prison system.” So, as we begin another school year, will it be business as usual or are we gonna put our heads together, and come up with workable solutions to solve the education dilemma facing the nation ? Although some may blame the lack of Black men volunteering in the school system as the problem, historically, those who speak truth are not exactly welcomed with open arms. During the early ’90s, it was not unusual for Black leaders and scholars to be met by protesters when lecturing at colleges. Today, Historically Black Colleges and Universities could play a major role in using Hip-Hop ...
...did ya' see "My First Lady" Michelle addressing Virginia Tech ?? Oh, she "Bad". !! Wish I was at her next stop, North Carolina A & T "Aggies", Greensboro, NC. Not long ago, students from this HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Univ.) staged the civil rights "sit in" at the downtown Woolworht's 5 & 10 stores in the Deep South. Git' ready "A & T", she's Tough !!."Forward"
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