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Black Issues Forum Special Presentation - HBCUs: Legacy and Leadership
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Black Issues Forum

HBCUs: Legacy & Leadership...A BIF Special Presentation

Learn how North Carolina’s HBCUs impact the state's economic and social landscape.

Black Issues Forum takes an in-depth look at how North Carolina’s HBCUs have shaped the economic and social landscape of the state. Inspired by acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Nelson’s documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities, HBCUs Legacy & Leadership: A Black Issues Forum Special Presentation continues the film’s conversation with a focus on the significant history and impact of North Carolina’s HBCUs.

Deborah Holt Noel leads this discussion with a distinguished roundtable of NC HBCU leaders and a live audience.

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An Interview with Stanley Nelson

Deborah Holt Noel sits down with Stanley Nelson, filmmaker of "Tell Them We Are Rising".

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NC HBCUs: Economic Impact

NC HBCU leaders and faculty comment on the economic impact of their schools on the state.

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HBCUs: Legacy & Leadership Extra

Panelists and guests continue a conversation about the future impact of HBCUs.

5 Facts About HBCUs:
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The 5 Things You Didn’t Know About NC HBCUs

This teaser presents five interesting facts about North Carolina HBCUs.

 

  1. NC HBCU’s contribute 1.7 billion to the state. Learn More Here >>
  2. In the past 13 years, HBCUs have generated over $325 million in economic impact for Charlotte, host of the annual CIAA Basketball tournament. Learn More Here >>
  3. NC HBCUS Shaw University, St. Aug and NC A&T hosted the first student nonviolent resistance against racism. Learn More Here >>
  4. The legacy of George “Pup” Williams, St. Augustine’s College Athletic Director, includes 3 Olympics gold medals, 40 Olympians and 150 track and field coaching awards. Learn More Here >>
  5. Janice Bryant-Howroyd, a graduate of NC A&T, was the first black woman in American to own a billion dollar company. Learn More Here >>
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Chancellor Akinleye, NCCU
Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye, chancellor, North Carolina Central University
Chancellor James Anderson
Dr. James A. Anderson, chancellor, Fayetteville State University
Provost Dorothy Browne, Bennett College
Dr. Dorothy Browne, provost, Bennett College
President Paulette Dillard, Shaw U.
Dr. Paulette Dillard, president (interim), Shaw University
President Jimmy Jenkins, Livingstone College
Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins Sr., president, Livingstone College
Dr. Elwood L. Robinson, chancellor, Winston-Salem State University
Dr. Elwood L. Robinson, chancellor, Winston-Salem State University
President Everett Ward, St. Augustine’s U.
Dr. Everett B. Ward, president, Saint Augustine's University
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Dr. Johnson Akinleye, chancellor of North Carolina Central

Chancellor of North Carolina Central University Dr. Johnson O. Akinleye comments on HBCUs.

Meet The Panelists
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Dr. Johnson Akinleye, chancellor of North Carolina Central
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Dr. Johnson Akinleye, chancellor of North Carolina Central
Dr. James Anderson, chancellor of Fayetteville State Univ.
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Dr. James Anderson, chancellor of Fayetteville State Univ.
Dr. Dorothy Browne, provost of Bennett College
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Dr. Dorothy Browne, provost of Bennett College
Dr. Paulette Dillard, president (interim) of Shaw University
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Dr. Paulette Dillard, president (interim) of Shaw University
Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins Sr., president of Livingstone College
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Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins Sr., president of Livingstone College
Dr. Elwood Robinson, chancellor of Winston-Salem State Univ.
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Dr. Elwood Robinson, chancellor of Winston-Salem State Univ.
Dr. Everett B. Ward, president of Saint Augustine's Univ.
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Dr. Everett B. Ward, president of Saint Augustine's Univ.
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