Historically black universities and colleges in the United States

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    number of things that is thought to be exclusively theirs. Dancing specifically is something that makes a culture more easily identified. When you see a particular dance or think of it you, without delay associate it with a specific culture or group of people. For instance, when you hear hip-hop dance you immediately think of African Americans right? Let’s take this same idea and apply it to stepping or step dancing, what group of people or culture do you associate it with? I’m sure you connected it to the African American culture as well. This is right. Step dance is very significant within the African American community as a whole. Of course, it happens to be more concentrated amongst fraternities and sororities at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Since its…

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    An HBCU, or Historically Black College and University, is a College or Universities geared towards building a learning institution specifically for students of African-American descent to safely matriculate while also learning about and celebrating their legacy of black excellence. HBCUs have been around as long as African Americans have been able to educate themselves. With constitutional approval, HBCUs have continued to flourish throughout history Many students attend HBCUs to receive higher…

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    The Pros And Cons Of HBCU

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    approximately 33% of African American students receiving their PhDs in STEM attained bachelor’s degrees from HBCUs. To put that in perspective, roughly 105 institutions are producing a third of all African Americans obtaining PhDs in STEM fields” (Gasman & Commodore). This statistic shows that even with fewer resources than PWI’s HBCU’s produce their fair share of driven students. However, no one likes to talk about this. An HBCU is “a college or university that was originally founded to educate…

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    The federal government currently sets aside a quarter of one billion dollars in funding for traditionally black college and universities. If more white students attend these black colleges it could jeopardize the funding because the laws that support the donations requires that the college serves the race of people it was created to serve. It could also create tension between black students who strongly believed that the population of the white of students should remain small, arguing that HBCUs…

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    regarding Du Bois’s theory, and its application to the Africana community. There are some people who believe that Du Bois created the talented tenth theory, however it was northern liberals who originated the term. Dr. Henry Lyman Morehouse, was the first person to write about the idea of a talented tenth (Morehouse). Morehouse acted as the secretary for the American Baptist Home Mission Society. This organization sponsored the opening of many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)…

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    most colleges and school’s barely accepted African-American students. Consequently, after the Civil War African-American education began to blossom so, black ministers and white philanthropist began to establish schools. There were over 100 of them that were opened, that we now call HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges or Universities). Therefore, their hunger for education made them work diligently to obtain degrees and make something of themselves. I honestly believe today’s generation has lost…

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    HBCU System Analysis

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    An HBCU is any historically black college or university that was established prior to 1964, whose sole principal mission was, and still is, the education of black Americans, and that is accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association determined by the Secretary of Education. Southern University is a system and it is the only HBCU system with 5 different systems. The first system is what everyone knows as the original Southern University, that's located in Baton Rouge, and…

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    My whole perspective toward The Race Beat is brilliant. I see how it influenced in today 's broad masses and the gatherings that we live in. The works of settling isolation is on a very basic level a gigantic change of history in this world. The novel similarly demonstrates that it is so basic to know your history. As a Mass Communications genuine I have to know where the media started, and how I can advantage myself into coming into this field with the learning of my history. I acknowledge if…

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    letter to Coates’ son, Somari, Between the World and Me explains and emphasizes the reality of being black in America, as opposed to what Coates refers to as “living white”, often referred to as “the Dream”. Between the World and Me” highlights three aspects of cultural psychology covered in class: stereotyping, socialization, and the self. Ta-Nehisi Coates is an American writer, journalist, and educator born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Coates’ father, William Paul Coates, was a former…

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    The results should allow best practices to be developed or allow the university to understand and address the roadblocks that impact student success. With a limited number of participants, trends can be developed and analyzed which could have an impact on campus climate, retention, student development, and graduation rates. Even though graduation rates may increase, and students may persist, there are factors which should be identified to assist students. Because the African American male…

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