It still is a little early, but this is now the second year in a row I have noticed enrollment growth at a number of HBCUs. Last year I opined in writing and on radio (NPR) that 2016 was the first fall after the 2015 Mizzou protests and subsequent protests all across the nation.
Enrollments surge at historically black colleges amid rise in racial tensions
Racial tension rose on many colleges and university campuses last year, with protests erupting on dozens of campuses…
In the past few days more stories have come out noticing the growth this year. We’ll keep watching, but with Black students feeling pressure because of the national anthem protests, which now includes impeachment of the SGA Vice President at Clemson, or the marches by white nationalists, more and more students and parents will look at HBCUs as a better fit.
HBCU Enrollment Numbers Continue To Grow Another Year
The nation's growing racial tensions are a reason more students are enrolling in historically black colleges and…
The Black Renaissance Is Real: HBCUs See Record Growth in 2017
Last week I went to Howard University's homecoming, and like Deon Cole, Chance the Rapper and Malia Obama at the 2012…