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Historically Black, Currently Relevant?

Apr 4, 2016

Drummers at Lincoln University, a historically black college in Jefferson City, are steeped in tradition, even as the school changes.
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Why do some graduating high school students, in 2016, consider historically black colleges or universities (HBCUs) over PWI (predominantly white institutions)? Hear how these schools struggle to match the resources of their competitors, and why they continue to have a distinct appeal for many students nonetheless.