Hbcu And Pwi Research Paper

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Donna Barringer/ Dr. Thomas- 1101 English / July 15, 2015 Historical Background of HBCU and PWI’s in the United States Did you know HBCU’s have been around since the 1800’s? The first historical black college was called The Institution for Colored Youth. It was located in Pennsylvania in 1837 and changed their name to Cheyney State University. By 1854, Institutions such as, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania and Wilberforce University of Ohio were also discovered. White philanthropists taught religious, Agriculture and Mechanical studies. The education taught by them were limited training in basic skills. The fact that most African Americans were slaves and therefore success of education doing the Civil War years, occurred more with the ending
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