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Monday, 15 May 2017

5 icons who graduated from historically black colleges and universities

5 icons who graduated from historically black colleges and universities
- Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have a special place in America’s history.
At the time when African-Americans were systematically denied access to education, these schools admitted students from all races. But recent news on HBCUs have tried to revise this bit of history, an attempt some say is a denial of the racist history of America’s education system.
US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos sparked outrage when she said HBCUs were “real pioneers” of school choice when “too many students in America… did not have equal access to education.”