In 1863, Daniel Alexander Payne became the first black president of a U.S. college. Click the link to learn more.
Dr. Willa B. Player was the first black woman to become president of a four year fully accredited liberal arts college, Bennett College for Women in 1956. Click the link to learn more.
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Morehouse College (HBCU) celebrates its 150th anniversary on February 14, 2017. Click the link to learn more.
Black History: Special Delivery!! Fannie Jackson Coppin was born enslaved in Washington DC. Her aunt purchased her freedom when she was 12 years old. As a teenager she worked as a domestic for author, George Henry Calvert. In 1860,… Continue Reading →
Lewis College of Business, was the first African American owned and operated business school for blacks in Indianapolis, Detroit, and Cleveland. Its founder, Violet T. Lewis, was truly a trailblazer, launching the school during the Great Depression. Click the link… Continue Reading →