Black People : purpose of HBCU's?

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  1. daroc

    daroc Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    what are their purose?
    Is that purpose today the same as when they were created?
    are they effective?
    are they still necessary?

    as yall think about this.. ima come back with some info and my views
     
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    THEIR PuRPOSE IS TO ENSURE THAT BLACKS ARE EDUCATED BY BLACKS. ALTHOUGH MANY WERE STARTED BECAUSE OF SEGRREGATION.

    I BELIEVE THEY R EFFECTIVE. I LIVE NEAR HAMPTON UNIVERSTY, THE STUDENTS i MEET OUT THAT WaY R HIGHLY INTELIGENT. WITH OUT THE WHITE WASHING!

    YES I BELIEVE that hbcu's R STILL NECESSARY. BLACKS EDUCATING BLACKS IS PRICELESS. NOT ONLY ARE COLLEGES NEEDED BUT AT THE GRADE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL LEVELS AS WELL. imo
     
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    Historically Black Colleges & Universities were formed in the late 1800s & early 1900s. The purpose of these institutions were to provide higher learning (post secondary school) for Blacks that were excluded from studying at white universities. Until 40 years ago, the majority of our most brilliant academic minds were Alumni of these institutions. Currently many of our most brilliant minds continue to study at these institutions. Are HBCUs effective? Most HBCUs struggle to compete with the financial & technological resources available to white universities. That has always been the case. However:

    http://www.collegeview.com/college/niche/hbcu/voice.html

    If those numbers don't illustrate both the effectiveness & the necessity of HBCUs today, nothing will!
     
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    FAMU is in da house....word

    one love
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    its somthing about building with your peoiple in an intelectual environment. u dont get that at white schools unless they have black orginiaztions, still its not the same.
     
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    daroc Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    im not sayiing im against them
    the reason i asked is b/c a professor and i -
    are in the process of starting a research project surround HBCU's
    and whether they prove to be effective- based on racial/identity theories and everything else
    i'm enjoyin yall opnions/facts
     
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    My son went to Howard, he's a teacher, owns two condos loves Black people, my nephew went to Morris Brown, has his own business loves Black people, my neice Howard undergrad and law school, entertainment and contract lawyer for Black Artists, loves Black people. My other nephew went to Howard, teacher loves white girls, go figure?!! :skillet: :skillet: :skillet:

    3 out of 4 ain't bad!

    Black Colleges are vital, although they could do more afrocentrically, I wouldn't trade them for the world.
     
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