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

Explore the pivotal role HBCUs have played in shaping American history, culture and national identity.

black_colleges_booker_t_washington_hero Booker T. Washington, who established Tuskegee Institute. (PHOTO: PBS)

Explore the pivotal role that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played in shaping American history, culture and national identity.

Independent Lens: Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities, Monday at 9 p.m. on PBS 6.

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