It’s Black History Month, and KAC is HBCU Proud!
DID YOU KNOW: After the Civil War (1861-1865), HBCUs emerged to provide Black Americans the most basic of human rights — access to a full education. Prior to the Civil War, the education of Black Americans was prohibited in most Southern states and often discouraged in Northern states resulting in only a few Black schools being in existence — Cheyney University (est. 1837), University of the District of Columbia (1851), Lincoln University (1854), and Wilberforce University (1856). – HBCU FirstHere are this week’s Knoxville Alumnae Chapter members who are HBCU Proud! #dstknoxville#SRDST#DST1913#JoyInOurSisterhood#BlackHistory#EducationalDevelopment