Historically Black Colleges And Universities: An Encyclopedia, 1st Edition

  • F. Erik Brooks
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  • ISBN-10: 0313394164
  • ISBN-13: 9780313394164
  • DDC: 378.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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What do Althea Gibson, Booker T. Washington, Toni Morrison, Thurgood Marshall, Oprah Winfrey, Jesse Jackson, Jr., and Martin Luther King, Jr., have in common? Each is a graduate of a Historically Black College or University. For much of America's history, African Americans could get a college education only at an HBCU. The stories of these institutions are fascinating; their legacy immeasurable.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Time Line of Major Events Impacting Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
1: The Origins of Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Their Expansion.
2: Cheyney University of Pennsylvania.
3: Avery College.
4: University of the District of Columbia.
5: Lincoln University.
6: Wilberforce University.
7: Harris-Stowe State University.
8: Historically Black Colleges and Universities Founded between 1865 and 1877.
9: Expansion of Historically Black Colleges and Universities After the Civil War.
10: Social Change and Two Dominate Approaches to Early African American Education.
11: Bowie State University.
12: Virginia Union University.
13: Shaw University.
14: Edward Waters College.
15: Lincoln University of Missouri.
16: Rust College.
17: Fisk University.
18: Alabama State University.
19: St. Augustine's College.
20: Fayetteville State University.
21: Morehouse College.
22: Johnson C. Smith University.
23: Howard University.
24: Talladega College.
25: Morgan State University.
26: Barber-Scotia College.
27: Hampton University.
28: Dillard University.
29: Tougaloo College.
30: Claflin University.
31: Allen University.
32: Benedict College.
33: LeMoyne-Owen College.
34: Alcorn State University.
35: Paul Quinn College.
36: Bennett College.
37: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
38: Wiley College.
39: Knoxville College.
40: Alabama A&M University.
41: Meharry Medical College.
42: Prairie View A&M University.
43: Stillman College.
44: Historically Black Colleges and Universities Founded after Reconstruction Through 1899.
45: The Hatch Act of 1887 and the Morrill Acts.
46: Philander Smith College.
47: Jackson State University.
48: Selma University.
49: Florida Memorial University.
50: Livingstone College.
51: Spelman College.
52: Tuskegee University.
53: Southern University and A&M College.
54: Morris Broen College.
55: Virginia State University.
56: Lane College.
57: Paine College.
58: Arkansas Baptist College.
59: Kentucky State University.
60: Virginia University of Lynchburg.
61: University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
62: Florida A&M University.
63: Central State University.
64: Saint Paul's College.
65: Savannah State University.
66: Delaware State University.
67: Elizabeth City State University.
68: North Carolina A&T State University.
69: West Virginia State University.
70: Winston-Salem State University.
71: Texas College.
72: Fort Valley State University.
73: Bluefield State College.
74: South Carolina State University.
75: Oakwood University.
76: Langston University.
77: Voorhees College.
78: Miles College.
79: Historically Black colleges and Universities Founded After 1900.
80: Threats to the Survival of Black Higher Education.
81: The 1920s and 1930s and Historically Black Colleges.
82: The 1940s and 1950s and the Use of Black College Graduates to Integrate White Colleges.
83: Coppin State University.
84: Grambling State University.
85: Albany State University.
86: Bethune-Cookman University.
87: Morris College.
88: North Carolina Central University.
89: Tennessee State University.
90: Jarvis Christian College.
91: Xavier University of Louisiana.
92: Concordia College.
93: Norfolk State University.
94: Texas Southern University.
95: Southwestern Christian College.
96: Mississippi Valley State University.
97: Huston-Tillotson University.
98: Southern University at New Orleans.
99: University of the Virgin Islands.
100: Morehouse School of Medicine.
101: Clark Atlanta University.
102: Events Impacting Historically Black Colleges and Universities During the 1960s and 1970s.
103: The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
104: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
105: Student Protests at HBCUs and Other Colleges and Universities.
106: HBCUs and Modern-Era Desegregation Cases.
107: The Social Heritage and Currert Stattus of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
108: HBCUs and Black Greek Lettered Organizations.
109: HBCUs and Fraternities and Sororities in the 1980s and 1990s.
110: HBCUs in Pop Culture.
111: HBCUs and Athletics.
112: The Current Status of Hbcus.
113: Enrollment, Administration, and Support.
114: HBCUs and College Rankings.
115: HBCUs and the Economic Downturn.
116: The Plight of Hbcus.
117: What HBCUs Should Do.
118: Table A: Notable Alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
119: Primary Documents.
120: Executive Order 13532 as of February 26, 2010: Signed by President Barack Obama.
121: Executive Order 13256 as of February 12, 2002: Signed by President George W. Bush.
122: Executive Order 12928 as of September 16, 1994: Signed by President William J. Clinton.
123: Executive Order 12876 as of November 1, 1993: Signed by President William J. Clinton.
124: Executive Order 12677 as of April 28, 1989: Signed by President Georgeh. W. Bush.
125: Executive Order 12320 as of September 15, 1981: Signed by President Ronald Reagan.
126: Executive Order 12232 as of August 8, 1980: Signed by President Jimmy Carter.
127: Exerpts from Public Law 88-352, Civil Rights Act of 1964 by the 88th Congress of the United States.
128: Exerpt of U.S.C. Chapter 28—Higher Education Resources and Student Assistance (Higher Education Act).
129: Excerpt from the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Public Law 110-84.
130: Brown v. Board of Educatlon (1954).
About the Authors.