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‘People Are Losing Faith’: AUC Students Reflect on Democratic Leadership After VP Visit

Hundreds of Atlanta University Center students cheered with excitement when Vice President Kamala Harris stepped on stage inside the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College on Tuesday. Seeing the Howard University graduate and first Black woman to serve as the nation’s second-in-command, live and in-person, was an inspiration to fellow HBCU attendees […]

Posted inEducation, Higher Education

HBCU Stereotypes ‘Dampen the Light.’ Here’s What People Get Wrong.

Too often, media coverage of historically Black colleges and universities centers on tropes or repeats falsehoods.  The reality is that HBCUs are a powerful and historically undercovered sector of higher education. And in recent years, the sector has notched some critical victories: a surge in applications, additional federal funds aimed at addressing inequity, and a […]