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  1. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU special edition: Morris Brown College

    This is a special edition of Rate this HBCU covering the newly re-accredited Morris Brown College. There will not be a traditional poll since initial progress is still being made but rather an opinion poll about where you think MBC's future lies. Morris Brown was the first Black founded and run...
  2. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 89: Jarvis Christian University

    We last covered North Carolina Central University which received an average score of 7.9. See the updated leaderboard here Today we check out the small Christian University, Jarvis Christian University in Hawkins, Texas, about thirty minutes north of Tyler where the HBCU Texas College is...
  3. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 88: North Carolina Central University

    We last covered Talladega College which received an average score of 7. See the updated leaderboard here We will now cover the final large public HBCU, North Carolina Central University (NCCU). The second largest HBCU in North Carolina behind North Carolina A&T, NCCU was one of the last HBCUs...
  4. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU 88: North Carolina Central University

    We last covered Talladega College which received an average score of 7. See the updated leaderboard here We will now cover the final large public HBCU, North Carolina Central University (NCCU). The second largest HBCU in North Carolina behind North Carolina A&T, NCCU was one of the last HBCUs...
  5. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 87: Talladega College

    We last covered Lawson State Community College which received an average score of 5.5. See the updated leaderboard here Talladega College has a long history as the first private HBCU in Alabama. For many years, it was considered one of the premier liberal arts HBCUs second only to schools such...
  6. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 86: Lawson State Community College

    We last covered Morris College which received an average score of 5.7. See the updated leaderboard here Today we cover another HBCU vocational/community college, Lawson State Community College of Birmingham. It offers liberal arts and vocational courses including manufacturing...
  7. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 85: Morris College

    We last covered Albany State University which received an average score of 6.7. See the updated leaderboard here Today, we head to Sumter, SC east of Columbia to visit Morris College, a small liberal arts HBCU in South Carolina. Originally started as a Baptist school that contained a grade...
  8. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 84: Albany State University

    We last covered Bethune Cookman University which received an average score of 7.3. See the updated leaderboard here Today we travel to the historic Georgia Black Belt to cover Albany State University. Albany State is interesting in that it is the only HBCU I know of that was founded by direct...
  9. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 83: Bethune-Cookman University

    We last covered Texas College which received an average score of 5.3. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to the university founded by icon Mary McLeod Bethune (last Florida school @get these nets). Mary McLeod Bethune was well-known for her passionate pursuit of education and her...
  10. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 82: Texas College

    We last covered Morgan State University which received an average score of 8. See the updated leaderboard here Today we check out another small Texas liberal arts HBCU, in this case Texas College of Tyler, TX. Texas college is managed by the Christian Methodist Episcopal (formerly Colored...
  11. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 81: Morgan State University

    We last covered Fisk University which received an average score of 8.9. See the updated leaderboard here Today we cover the final Maryland HBCU, Morgan State University of Baltimore. Morgan State is the largest and most well-known HBCU in Maryland. However, unlike many public HBCUs it did not...
  12. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 80: Fisk University

    We last covered Coahoma Community College which received an average score of 6. See the updated leaderboard here When one speaks of the most historically elite schools of the HBCUs, Fisk University is at the top of the list. It has much less notoriety than many other HBCUS: it has a small...
  13. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 79: Coahoma Community College

    We last covered Alcorn State University which received an average score of 8.8. See the updated leaderboard here Coahoma Community College is a HBCU community college in Clarksdale, Mississippi in north central Mississippi towards Memphis. It is a traditional community college in the sense of...
  14. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 78: Alcorn State University

    We last covered Southern University of Shreveport which received an average score of 5. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to Mississippi to celebrate one of the least-known large HBCUs, Alcorn State University. In rural Mississippi, it has long been one of the top 25 largest HBCUs...
  15. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 77: Southern University of Shreveport

    We last covered Allen University which received an average score of 6. See the updated leaderboard here Today we check out the largest 2-Year Community College amongst HBCUs, Southern University of Shreveport, often abbreviated SUSLA or sometimes SUSBO (for Southern University...
  16. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 76: Allen University

    We last covered Texas Southern University which received an average score of 7. See the updated leaderboard here Allen University is one of two HBCUs in Columbia, SC (Benedict College, to be covered, is the other). Allen, being the smaller of the two, is often overshadowed by Benedict. It was...
  17. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 75: Texas Southern University

    We last covered Central State University which received an average score of 5.75. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to H-Town to review Texas Southern University, the second largest HBCU in Texas after Prairie View A&M. Texas Southern's origin story is similar to that of...
  18. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 74: Central State University (OH)

    We last covered Florida Memorial University which received an average score of 5. See the updated leaderboard here We previously covered Wilberforce University of Ohio which was once one of the largest HBCUs in the country by enrollment in the late 19th/early 20th century. What is also not...
  19. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 73: Florida Memorial University

    We last covered Fayetteville State University which received an average score of 7.5. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to sunny Miami, Florida to profile South Florida's only HBCU: Florida Memorial University. Located in the traditionally Black area of Miami Gardens, FMU probably...
  20. DrBanneker

    Rate this HBCU Day 72: Fayetteville State University

    We last covered South Carolina State University which received an average score of 6.3. See the updated leaderboard here Today we head to another North Carolina public HBCU, Fayetteville State University. It is the smallest of the public NC HBCUs but one of the oldest dating to the end of the...
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