Additional Resource Material

Below is a listing of material for further information on HBCUs and African American resources.

  • Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities documentary.
  • Teach Us All – full documentary and social justice campaign on educational inequality set against the backdrop of the 1957 Little Rock school crisis. Sixty years after the Little Rock Nine faced violent resistance when desegregating Central High in Arkansas, America’s schools continue to represent the key battleground of the Civil Rights Movement. Teach Us All demonstrates powerful lessons from history within a timely context, emphasizing the need for unity and collective action to rectify the disparities among America’s children.
  • A Brief History of Black Education in America, a discussion facilitated at Cornell University led by Ira Revels, Margaret Washington, and Sean Eversley-Bradwell, looking at American education from the African American perspective (10/23/2009).
  • Walk on the River 2.0: The African Influence in San Antonio documentary about African American sites in San Antonio:
  • "Savior of St. Philip’s” article about Saint Artemisia Bowden, long-time president of St. Philip's College in San Antonio:
  • Dr. Michael L. Lomax, "Six Reasons HBCUs Are More Important Than Ever,” United Negro College Fund,
  • Book by Michael R. Heintze, Private Black Colleges in Texas, 1865-1954.
  • Book by Marybeth Gasman, Envisioning Black Colleges: A History of the United Negro College Fund.