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The Cafeteria Effect

Any black kid that was a minority in their middle or high school knows what I’m talking about. It’s this phenomena where we find someone who looks like us, and we’re instantly some form of a companion. 287 more words


HBCU's vs Diversity

Marketing is extremely important to (most) colleges. You look at a brochure from a PWI and it has 7 students: 1 black, 3 whites, 2 males and 1 other underrepresented minority. 393 more words


HBCU's are So Outdated. Get with the times!

Now I can’t say that this isn’t entirely true. Hell, it’s completely true. I can’t tell you how many times I held my breath hoping that my schedule didn’t say “BU209,” indicating one of the classrooms with desk that were too small, packed too tightly, and not made for people like me (lefty’s). 277 more words


Elevated Minds Radio: The Saga Begins

It all started so simple, as a conversation actually. Three classmates aimlessly navigating through their undergraduate experience with one common goal; Getting a degree. We were relative acquaintances but not much else. 262 more words


New Way Forward: Funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Two historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have long standing affiliations with the Episcopal Church: St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, North Carolina and Voorhees College in Denmark, South Carolina. 372 more words


2015 HBCU 5K in Review

I ran the Atlanta HBCU Alumni Alliance 5K over the weekend. For me, this is one of those races I plan to do every year. This year was extra special because my alma mater participated and it was an evening race at Piedmont Park. 325 more words

On Success | Marva Collins, Clark College '57

Success doesn’t come to you. You go to it.

Marva Collins, Master Teacher, Education Reformer, Clark College (Clark Atlanta University) ’57