The Morehouse College Glee Club in performance in 1981. Wendall Whalum, at right, was the second of only three directors of the club in its 100 years of existence.
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The Morehouse College Glee Club in performance in 1981. Wendall Whalum, at right, was the second of only three directors of the club in its 100 years of existence.

For more than a hundred years, America’s historically black colleges and universities have graduated many of our most dynamic and influential citizens. However, some educators worry a quarter of those schools could be gone within the next 20 years. A new PBS documentary airing Monday, February 19 on PBS explores the complex history of HBCUs. We caught up with Stanley Nelson, the filmmaker behind “Tell Them We are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.”

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwaOsLxDTEE