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Simmons College of Kentucky is awarded status as an HBCU, becoming the second HBCU in Kentucky

Tennessee State University has been consistently listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to America’s Best Colleges” for more than a dozen years, maintaining one of the highest graduation rates among the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) and the highest in the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) system. Learn more at

Tougaloo College told reporters on Monday that the school has been awarded a $550,000 grant to study modern day slavery-the first HBCU to do so

Established in 1905, Historically Black Miles College in greater Birmingham…

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African captives rise up against slavery in Talladega murals

In 1938, the historically black Talladega College commissioned artist Hale Woodruff to create a series of paintings telling the story of the Amistad, when 53 Africans revolted on a Spanish ship carrying them to slavery one century earlier. A traveling exhibition organized by the High Museum in Atlanta showcases the Talladega murals, now on view at the Smithsonian. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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Talladega College, located in Talladega, Alabama, is a private, liberal arts college. It holds the distinction as Alabama's oldest private historically black college. As of 2009 the school received full SACS accreditation The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865,