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“Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities” doc project shares story of HBCUs, pivotal to our national identity.
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TellThemWeAreRising May 20
Amazing! history in the making 🖤
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UNCF May 19
Robert F. Smith just CLEARED STUDENT LOAN DEBT for the 2019 graduating class of Morehouse College !
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TellThemWeAreRising May 19
Congrats to all the Morehouse men that graduated today AND received an extra bonus from this year’s commencement speaker, Robert F. Smith -
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3-2 Count Foundation May 16
“There are a number of amazing students who may have scored less [on the SAT] but have accomplished more,” said David Coleman, CEO of the College Board. “We can’t sit on our hands and ignore the disparities of wealth reflected in the SAT.”
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TellThemWeAreRising May 13
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Stanley Nelson May 8
Ten years after starting the we at remain steadfast in our belief in the importance of people of color being able to tell their own stories. Apply today.
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Stanley Nelson May 6
We are now taking submissions for our 10th annual . The 18-month fellowship supports filmmakers of color with mentorship, funding, professional development and networking towards their nonfiction film. Spread the word!
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Dr. Michael Lomax May 4
I will be delivering remarks to graduates around the theme: Claiming a life of Excellence and Personal Responsibility. Please tune in now to view the livestream
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TellThemWeAreRising May 3
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
By 1983, Motown was the most successful Black owned business in America — and the first to successfully crossover to White consumers. Others who’d crossedover prior were boycotted by Whites once it was known the owners were Black, leading to bankruptcy for the business
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
Replying to @JVTWILLIE
Thank you 🥰 This documentary is giving me LIFE!! So well done. I wish there were more parts to it
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
Black hotel mogul AJ Gaston allowed MLK Jr and his teams to stay in his hotels for free during the Civil Rights Movement. It was his way to give back and support the movement. When Whites discovered this, his hotels were vandalized and bombed
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
“Once you get in, make a space for others. Bring them with you. That is the price of leadership. That is the cost that comes with wanting to make a difference. Make it clear that tokenism is not enough” ~ Vernon Jordan
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
Listening to the story of is extra thrilling as a contributing writer. “I want our audience to see the best of us in a way no one else delivers” ~ ButchGraves,CEO (son of founder, EarlGraves) 🙌🏽✊🏽 Shoutout to who also appears thru-out
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
“We know Black people drive culture. Yet we go into VC offices where they are blasting Drake and quoting Tupac — but won’t invest a write checks to Black people. That’s incredibly frustrating. It’s time to bypass that” ~ Arlan Hamilton
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
“How do you deal with racism? You go do your work. You practice your craft. You become the best at whatever you do. You fight. You draw from the past while you lead to the future” ~ Robert F Smith
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
“What the world needs and America wants is innovation and resilience. Black people have been doing this all along. So our future will be positive” ~ Juliet Walker
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Sarah Morgan Apr 28
does a phenomenal of covering over 100 years of Black entrepreneurship and business. I only wish it had been multiple parts covering phases in history. I simply wanted more. Bravo! Brava! We so dope ✊🏽
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TellThemWeAreRising May 3
Thank you so much! 🙏🏾 The DVD is now available at
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Carmen April Apr 28
Kudos on the documentary! I’ve watched it 3 times already!
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