HBCU Testimonials: From Education, Lifestyle, Diversity and Sports

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) roots were established after the Civil War as a  segregated system for educating the ex-slaves and their descendants. With the assistance of religious missionary organizations such as the Quakers in the northern United States, most were founded in the southern region of the United States. In 1862, land grant colleges were established by the federal government as well as some black private schools. Other contributors included landmark schools like the Rosenwald schools. 
As early as the 1930s, there was a influx of diversity. As the schools survived racial segregation and other adversities, HBCUs diverse and embraced students from other races, religions, or countries of origin. 
They established a rich legacy of producing some of the major contributors in every walk of life and profession. Here are some salutes to them.

Elwood L. Robinson, Chancellor,  Winston-Salem State University 

Aleigha Nicole, HBCU student

William C. Rhoden, Sports journalist,  Morgan State alumni


In our ongoing series on how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the course of education around the country (and the world), we dive into three options affecting schools, districts and parents decisions in dealing with them. The traditional classroom learning has felt the brunt of change, and home school programs have become an elective  management program for parents who take a different approach to educating their children. 
The pandemic has created hybrid alternatives – virtual classroom learning,  which is still being tested and altered from preschool to college.  Chime in with your opinions.

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See the pros and cons in this edition of the BCSEF newsletter!



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Into the Future

$53B plan could aid HBCUs underfunding

The Century Foundation is calling on lawmakers, state and private donors to invest $53 billion into the endowments of historically Black colleges and universities to make up for historic underfunding.
At public HBCUs, the average endowment per full-time equivalent student was $7,265 in the 2019 fiscal year, about 3 ½ times smaller than the average endowment at public non-HBCU colleges.

HBCU Presidents Discuss Infrastructure Needs

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference, several presidents of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) shared their visible and invisible infrastructure needs on campus and the importance of more federal support for HBCUs.
U.S. Representative Alma Adams of North Carolina leads the Caucus debate.

History Makers

“…The net worth of our lives isn’t determined by how much we possess.”   
Luke 12:15

America is comprised of achievers – under and over, who had to overcome obstacles despite the ominous challenges some faced. Beginning  with their pursuit for education, these influencers achieved goals beyond their wildest imaginations, perhaps. Nonetheless, they are examples that we can use for inspiration in our own quest for excellence.  

Dr. Frederick C. Humphries
Florida A&M University
Former President of Tennessee State University (1974 to 1985), and President of Florida A&M University. President/ CEO of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
William C. Rhoden
Morgan State Univeristy
Sports columnist, New York Times. Former columnist, the Baltimore Sun; Associate editor, Ebony magazine; Peabody Award winner; author: The Forty-million dollar Slaves...
Cong. Alma Adams
North Carolina A&T
The second Black woman in the North Carolina House of Representatives.
Delores "Dee" Todd
North Carolina A&T
First Black woman to appear on the Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Box. First female Assist. Commissioner, Atlantic Coast Conference.
Curtis Symonds
Central State, OH
Former ESPN executive, EVP, BET, President/COO, Washington Mystics
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