Good News for HBCUs
Oyin Adedoyin, The Chronicle of Higher Education
For a half century, Historically Black Colleges and Universities have been portrayed as deficient. Things are changing. Today, HBCUs are touted as engines of economic mobility, a refuge for Black students, and the apex of Black culture.
Many HBCU leaders are now openly questioning how long the media blitz will last, if they can adequately exploit the moment, and if the uptick in attention will turn into enough philanthropic and political support to meet their growing needs.