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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.

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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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Office of

E. Clay Shaw


Total cost of 37 office trips: $64,509.60


Trips by E. Clay Shaw
Total cost of congressperson's 14 trips: $26,084.14

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV AND CAREFREE, AZ
Sponsor: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS ASSOC. & LARGE PUBLIC POWER COUNCIL
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION RE: TAX
Date: Jan 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $0.00
source

Destination: TZANEEN, SO. AFRICA-JOHANNESBURG-NAMIBIA
Sponsor: WILD Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION TO INCLUDE ENVIRONMENT, NATURAL RESOURCE PRIORITIES AND FOREIGN POLICY
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $0.00
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND TO SPEAK ON TRADE IMPLICATIONS OF SOCIAL POLICY PENSION REFORM
Date: Nov 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $5,895.60
source

Destination: ZURICH, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Center for Strategic and International Studies
Purpose: HEAD AMERICAN DELEGATION TO THE COMMISSION ON GLOBAL AGING'S 2ND PLENARY MEETING
Date: Jan 22, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $0.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: MEETING OF BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT LEADERS TO DISCUSS PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES THAT AFFECT RELATIONS BETWEEN U.S. AND SCOTLAND
Date: Aug 10, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $5,105.00
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE/CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN FUTURES INDUSTRY ASSOC.'S CONFERENCE - "WASHINGTON OUTLOOK"
Date: Mar 16, 2002
Expense: $510.82
source

Destination: MALAGA, SPAIN
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: DISCUSS TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND PROMOTE TRANSATLANTIC PARTNER THROUGH MEMBER (OF CONGRESS) TO MEMBER (OF EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT) DIALOGUE
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $0.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: CONFERENCE TO SHARE IDEAS
Date: Jun 21, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,709.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO SHANNON, IRELAND TO LONDON, ENGLAND
Sponsor: Century Business Services Inc
Purpose: INTERNATIONAL TRADE SYMPOSIUM
Date: Aug 3, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $5,464.84
source

Destination: LONDON, ENGLAND TO FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: TO MEET WITH GOVERNMENT AND BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES THAT AFFECT RELATIONS BETWEEN THE U.S. AND GREAT BRITIAN
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $5,944.88
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: Clark Consulting
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKER AT 2003 CLIENT RETREAT - RE: WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE BUSINESS
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $0.00
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL SPORTSMEN'S FOUNDATION CAUCUS LEADERSHIP MEETING
Sponsor: Congressional Sportsmens Foundation
Purpose: TO BRING LEADERS FROM OUTDOOR INDUSTRY & CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONS TOGETHER TO DISCUSS ISSUES FACING AMERICA'S SPORTING TRADITIONS.
Date: Mar 20, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $0.00
source

Destination: TANZANIA
Sponsor: AFRICAN WILDLIFE FOUNDATION
Purpose: STUDY OF CONSERVATION IN TAU
Date: Jun 26, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $0.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of E. Clay Shaw

Bob Castro
Chad Davis
Eric Eikenberg
Tanner Gilreath
Michael Harrington
Christine Pollack
Michael Sewell



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?