Rodrick L. Ireland grew up without exceptional means and at one point, a guidance counselor said he had a future as an auto mechanic, but he was surrounded by a close-knit family and community that pushed him to excel
“My visit back home for DSU Homecoming October 16, 2010 was monumental on all sorts of levels”
Just driving in, you could smell the BBQs, hear the music and the laughter of the fans and residents of Birmingham.
Florida A&M University freshman, Ralph Jones Jr., a 16 year old from Atlanta, Ga. turned down prominent Ivy League institutions such as Harvard to become a Rattler.
One of the biggest problems with HBCU’s is that graduates do not give back at all to their university and if they do give back it is in extremely small amounts. When you look at some of the larger institutions… their alumni base is strong.
Howard University, Morehouse College, and Meharry Medical School out-ranked Yale, Harvard, and Stanford Universities in a recent national study for having a strong social mission as part of its medical teachings.
21 students from 12 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to South Africa later this month.
A short clip from an appearance by Malcolm X on a television show in Chicago called “City Desk” on March 17, 1963.