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Remembering HBCU: Prentiss Institute

Prentiss Normal and Industrial Institute, one of the oldest educational institutions for African-American in the state of Mississippi. Established in 1907 in Jefferson Davis County by Jonas Edward “J.E.” Johnson (1873-1953) a graduate of Alcorn Agricultural and Mechanical College, and his wife Bertha LaBranche Johnson (1882-1971) a graduate of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. Professor… Continue reading Remembering HBCU: Prentiss Institute

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HCF celebrates HBCU history announcing its ‘107 Days of HBCU History’ campaign

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund (HCF) organization and its Ronald Baba Kwesi Harris Division of Historical Records re-kicks off its ‘107 Days of HBCU History’ campaign celebrating the founders and values of why Historically Black Colleges and Universities are very vital to today’s society and its founding mission. The campaign is sponsored by… Continue reading HCF celebrates HBCU history announcing its ‘107 Days of HBCU History’ campaign