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Tell Them We Are Rising

Season 19 Episode 11 | 1h 22m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Though much of its history was eclipsed by the explosiveness of the 1960s, the essential role the nation’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) played in shaping black life, creating a black middle class and dismantling segregation cannot be overstated.

Aired: 01/31/19

Expired: 02/18/21

Rating: NR

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