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Shelter in a Time of Storm: How Black Colleges Fostered Generations of Leadership and Activism

Jelani M. Favors


For generations, historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been essential institutions for the African American community. Their nurturing environments not only provided educational advancement but also catalyzed the Black freedom struggle, forever altering the political destiny of the United States. In this book, Jelani M. Favors offers a history of HBCUs from the 1837 founding of Cheyney State University to the present, told through the lens of how they fostered student activism. Favors chronicles the development and significance of HBCUs through stories from institutions suc ... More

Keywords: historically Black colleges, HBCUs, student activism, Civil Rights Movement, second curriculum

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781469648330
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648330.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jelani M. Favors, author
Clayton State University