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HBCU Professionals HBCU History HBCU Abolitionist Founders Famous HBCU Graduates in Entertainment HBCU Misc Facts
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What is Ph.D.'s
Nine of the top ten colleges that graduate most of the African American students who go on to earn this degree are HBCU's
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What is the American Civil War
Most HBCUs were established after this war, often assisted by northern religious missionary organizations
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Who is Henry Martin Tupper
This man founded North Carolina's Shaw University in 1865
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Who is Taraji P. Henson
This award winning graduate of Howard University with a degree in Theatre Arts
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What is Meharry Medical College (TN), Morehouse School of Medicine (GA), Charles R. Drew School of Medicine and Science (CA), and Howard University School of Medicine (DC)
These are the 4 HBCU medical schools
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What is public school teachers
HBCU's produce 50% of the nations African Americans in this profession
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What are Cheyney University of PA (1837), Lincoln University, PA (1854), and Wilberforce University (1856)
These three Universities were established for blacks before the American Civil War
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Who is General Oliver Otis Howard
This General, and civil war hero, and at the time, Commissioner of the Freedman's Bureau. founded Howard University, DC
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Who is Oprah Winfrey
This media queen and mogul attended Tennessee State University where she studied communications. Producer, talk show host, media owner, philanthropist, and actor, she is one of the most celebrated African Americans in our time
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What is 21 (AL, AR, CA, DE, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MI, MS, MO, NC, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WV)
HBCU's have been located in this number of states and the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands
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What are dentists and physicians
HBCU's produce 70% of the nations African Americans in these two professions
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What is Lincoln University, PA
This University is the nation's the first degree-granting HBCU, originally chartered as Ashmun Institute
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Who are John Ogden, the Reverend Erastus Milo Cravath, and the Reverend Edward P. Smith
In 1865, barely six months after the end of the Civil War and just two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, these three men established the Fisk School in Nashville (incorporated as Fisk University in 1867)
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Who is Samuel L. Jackson
Highest grossing actor of all time, this Morehouse College alumni holds a degree in theatre
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What is $10.2 billion
HBCUs have over $_____ positive impact on the nation's economy
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What is over 50%
This percentage of all African American professionals are graduates of HBCU's
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What is Wilberforce University, OH
This University, established by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was the first HBCU owned and operated by African Americans
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Who is Richard Humphrey's
This man established the African Institute (now Cheyney University) in 1837 in Pennsylvania, making it the oldest HBCU in the United States
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Who is Alice Walker
This novelist, poet, and activist attended Spelman College.
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What is Alpha Kappa Alpha (1908), Omega Psi Phi (1911), Delta Sigma Theta (1913), Phi Beta Sigma (1914), and Zeta Phi Beta (1920)
These four D9 fraternities and sororities were founded at Howard University, DC
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What is Xavier University in New Orleans
In 2000, this University individually produced more successful African American medical school applicants than Johns Hopkins, Harvard, and University of MD combined
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What is 106
There have been ______ (number) historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States, including public and private institutions, community and four-year institutions, medical and law schools
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Who are John Miller Dickey and Sarah Emlen Cresson
This couple founded Lincoln University in 1954, for the scientific, classical and theological education of colored youth of the male sex
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Who is Thurgood Marshall
The first African American U.S. Supreme Court Justice graduated from Lincoln University, PA in 1930
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What are the Morrill Acts
This federal land grant guaranteed funds for colleges. The first federal land grant in 1862 did not apply to HBCU's. The only HBCU to be considered for a land grant was Alcorn University in Mississippi




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