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The Living Legacy

Before the civil rights movement, African Americans were largely barred from white-dominated institutions of higher education. And so black Americans, and their white supporters, founded their own schools, which came to be known as Historically Black Colleges and Universities. HBCU graduates helped launch the civil rights movement, built the black middle class, and staffed the pulpits of black churches and the halls of almost every black primary school before the 1960s. But after desegregation, some people began to ask whether HBCUs had outlived their purpose. Yet for the students who attend them, HBCUs still play a crucial -- and unique -- role. In this documentary, we hear first-person testimony from students about why they chose an HBCU; and we travel to an HBCU that’s in the process of reinventing itself wholesale.

Recent Posts

  • 08.20.15

    The history of HBCUs in America

    Zach Hubert came out of slavery with an adage that he would pass on to his children, and his children's children, and their children down the line. "Get your education," he would always say to them when his family gathered together in later years. "It's the one thing they can't take away from you."
  • 08.20.15

    Lilian Spriggs: ‘When I look at HBCUs, I think of independence’

    Lilian Spriggs is an audio production major at Howard University, from Jackson, Mississippi. After graduation, she wants to work as an on-air personality at a radio station.
  • 08.20.15

    Lysious Ogolo: ‘I didn’t know what a historically black college was’

    Lysious Ogolo is an audio production major at Howard University. He's originally from Nigeria, and moved to the United States with his family in 2008 when he was 18 years old.
  • 08.20.15

    The reinvention of Paul Quinn College

    Paul Quinn College was a sorry sight when Michael Sorrell, the school's fifth president in as many years, drove onto the Dallas campus to see what he was dealing with. As Sorrell looked around campus, he had one thought. How do you save a school that everyone thinks is already dead?

American RadioWorks |
living-legacy

The Living Legacy

Before the civil rights movement, African Americans were largely barred from white-dominated institutions of higher education. And so black Americans, and their white supporters, founded their own schools, which came to be known as Historically Black Colleges and Universities. HBCU graduates helped launch the civil rights movement, built the black middle class, and staffed the pulpits of black churches and the halls of almost every black primary school before the 1960s. But after desegregation, some people began to ask whether HBCUs had outlived their purpose. Yet for the students who attend them, HBCUs still play a crucial -- and unique -- role. In this documentary, we hear first-person testimony from students about why they chose an HBCU; and we travel to an HBCU that’s in the process of reinventing itself wholesale.

Recent Posts

  • 08.20.15

    The history of HBCUs in America

    Zach Hubert came out of slavery with an adage that he would pass on to his children, and his children's children, and their children down the line. "Get your education," he would always say to them when his family gathered together in later years. "It's the one thing they can't take away from you."
  • 08.20.15

    Lilian Spriggs: ‘When I look at HBCUs, I think of independence’

    Lilian Spriggs is an audio production major at Howard University, from Jackson, Mississippi. After graduation, she wants to work as an on-air personality at a radio station.
  • 08.20.15

    Lysious Ogolo: ‘I didn’t know what a historically black college was’

    Lysious Ogolo is an audio production major at Howard University. He's originally from Nigeria, and moved to the United States with his family in 2008 when he was 18 years old.
  • 08.20.15

    The reinvention of Paul Quinn College

    Paul Quinn College was a sorry sight when Michael Sorrell, the school's fifth president in as many years, drove onto the Dallas campus to see what he was dealing with. As Sorrell looked around campus, he had one thought. How do you save a school that everyone thinks is already dead?

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POE, TED, Republican Party
Texas

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $3,210.00

Average cost per trip - $535.00
Total number of days spent traveling - 11 days
Rank of representative - 530 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Victim Services Center
Dates - July 7, 2005 - July 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Luncheon/speaking engagement centered on Congressman Poe. Keynote speaker for Victim Services Center )Serving Crime Victims"
Notes - Houston, TX - Orlando, FL - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $336.40
Lodging Cost - $189.54
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $525.94

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Prosecuting Attorney's Council of Georgia
Dates - July 23, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Speaker at their 2005 Summer Conference Topic: Creative Sentencing
Notes - Washington, DC - Jacksonville, FL - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $630.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $630.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Polygraph Assn
Dates - August 4, 2005 - August 5, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Featured speaker at the American Polygraph Association banquet for their 40th annual seminar in San Antonio
Notes - Houston - San Antonio - Houston

Travel Cost - $214.40
Lodging Cost - $115.58
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $429.98

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Texas State Bondsman Conference
Dates - November 11, 2005 - November 12, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Speaker for conference
Notes - Houston, TX - San Antonio, TX - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $152.40
Lodging Cost - $173.08
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $325.48

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Victim Assistance Administrators & State Crime Compensation Programs, State Crime Victim Compensation Programs
Dates - November 4, 2005 - November 4, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Albuquerque, NM

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their annual conference held in Albuquerque, NM. Topic: Crime, victims' rights caucus
Notes - Washington, DC - Albuquerque, NM - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $790.10
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $790.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)
Dates - November 13, 2005 - November 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Denver, CO

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their annual conference
Notes - Houston, TX - Denver, CO / Denver, CO - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $413.10
Lodging Cost - $95.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $508.10

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
living-legacy

The Living Legacy

Before the civil rights movement, African Americans were largely barred from white-dominated institutions of higher education. And so black Americans, and their white supporters, founded their own schools, which came to be known as Historically Black Colleges and Universities. HBCU graduates helped launch the civil rights movement, built the black middle class, and staffed the pulpits of black churches and the halls of almost every black primary school before the 1960s. But after desegregation, some people began to ask whether HBCUs had outlived their purpose. Yet for the students who attend them, HBCUs still play a crucial -- and unique -- role. In this documentary, we hear first-person testimony from students about why they chose an HBCU; and we travel to an HBCU that’s in the process of reinventing itself wholesale.

Recent Posts

  • 08.20.15

    The history of HBCUs in America

    Zach Hubert came out of slavery with an adage that he would pass on to his children, and his children's children, and their children down the line. "Get your education," he would always say to them when his family gathered together in later years. "It's the one thing they can't take away from you."
  • 08.20.15

    Lilian Spriggs: ‘When I look at HBCUs, I think of independence’

    Lilian Spriggs is an audio production major at Howard University, from Jackson, Mississippi. After graduation, she wants to work as an on-air personality at a radio station.
  • 08.20.15

    Lysious Ogolo: ‘I didn’t know what a historically black college was’

    Lysious Ogolo is an audio production major at Howard University. He's originally from Nigeria, and moved to the United States with his family in 2008 when he was 18 years old.
  • 08.20.15

    The reinvention of Paul Quinn College

    Paul Quinn College was a sorry sight when Michael Sorrell, the school's fifth president in as many years, drove onto the Dallas campus to see what he was dealing with. As Sorrell looked around campus, he had one thought. How do you save a school that everyone thinks is already dead?