• Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges & Universities

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  • HBCU Rising

    Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities is the first and only feature documentary and multi-platform project to research, gather, and share a rich mosaic of stories that relay the history of HBCUs.

    The film is the centerpiece of a multi-platform effort called #HBCURising. Featuring partnerships with national organizations, high-profile events, StoryCorps audio stories, video shorts, a Homecoming college tour and an all-generation, all-school HBCU Digital Yearbook, #HBCURising will examine and celebrate the legacy of HBCUs. Begin the journey.

    Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities Blu-ray and DVD is available for pre-order at ShopPBS.org.

    Use promo code RISING to save 15% off your entire order. Offer valid until December 31, 2017 – Pre-order NOW for shipping in March 2018.
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  • Historically Black Colleges & Universities

    1. Alabama A&M University | Alabama State University | Albany State University | Alcorn State University | Allen University | Arkansas Baptist College
    2. Barber-Scotia College | Benedict College | Bennett College | Bethune-Cookman College | Bluefield State College | Bowie State University
    3. Central State University | Cheyney University of Pennsylvania | Claflin College | Clark Atlanta University | Clinton Junior College | Coahoma Community College | Concordia College | Coppin State University | Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science
    4. Delaware State University | Denmark Technical College | Dillard University
    5. Edward Waters College | Elizabeth City State University
    6. Fayetteville State University | Fisk University | Florida A&M University | Florida Memorial University | Fort Valley State University
    7. Grambling State University
    8. Hampton University | Harris-Stowe State University | Hinds Community College | Howard University | Huston-Tillotson University
    9. Interdenominational Theological Center
    10. J.F. Drake State Technical College | Jackson State University | Jarvis Christian College | Johnson C. Smith University
    11. Kentucky State University | Knoxville College
    12. Lane College | Langston University | Lawson State Community College | LeMoyne-Owens College | Lewis College of Business | Lincoln University | Lincoln University of Missouri | Livingstone College
    13. Meharry Medical College | Miles College | Mississippi Valley State University | Morehouse School of Medicine | Morgan State University | Morehouse College | Morris Brown College | Morris College
    14. North Carolina A&T University | North Carolina Central University | Norfolk State University
    15. Oakwood University
    16. Paine College | Paul Quinn College | Philander Smith College | Prairie View A&M University
    17. Rust College
    18. Saint Augustine’s College | Saint Paul’s College | Savannah State University | Selma University | Shaw University | Shelton State Community College | Shorter College | Southern University and A&M College | South Carolina State University | Southern University at New Orleans | Southern University at Shreveport | Southwestern Christian College | Spelman College | Stillman College
    19. Talladega College | Tennessee State University | Texas College | Texas Southern University | Tougaloo College | Trenholm State Technical College | Tuskegee University
    20. University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff | University of the District of Columbia | University of Maryland Eastern Shore | University of Texas at El Paso | University of the Virgin Islands
    21. Virginia State University | Virginia Union University | Voorhees College
    22. West Virginia State College | Wilberforce University | Wiley College | Winston-Salem State University
    23. Xavier University of Louisiana