Tell Them We Are Rising:...

About the Show

...The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the United States began before the Civil War and influenced the course of the country, yet remains one of America’s most important untold stories - until now. Tell Them We Are Rising sheds new light on the inspirational path HBCUs have travelled from their inception as schools to educate the families of formerly enslaved Americans, to the challenges they face today.