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In interviews with Atlanta Journal-Constitution journalists, graduates of historically black colleges and universities describe a memorable moment in their HBCU experience.

HBCU Journeys The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7, 20 Ratings

In interviews with Atlanta Journal-Constitution journalists, graduates of historically black colleges and universities describe a memorable moment in their HBCU experience.

    Karvis Jones: The best decision I ever made

    Karvis Jones: The best decision I ever made

    Karvis Jones is a 2003 graduate of Rust College. Few people love their college as much as Karvis. Listen to his story about how Rust College has been a part of him since he was a child.

    • 26 min
    Tiffany Greene: A picture worth a thousand words

    Tiffany Greene: A picture worth a thousand words

    Tiffany Greene is a 2014 graduate of Spelman College. The idea of this podcast series came about after the HBCU series team found a graduation photograph of Greene taken by AJC photographer Curtis Compton. He says it is one of his best shots. She has a different opinion about it.

    • 24 min
    Donald Mason Jr.: Of Chidley and the Chicken Man

    Donald Mason Jr.: Of Chidley and the Chicken Man

    Donald Mason Jr. is a 1989 graduate of North Carolina Central University. Anyone with an affiliation or glancing knowledge of NCCU knows about Chidley Hall, the hulking dormitory on the hill that nearly every man in the school’s history has lived in. Mason tells his story about living in Chidley.

    • 32 min
    Sara White: What I needed

    Sara White: What I needed

    Sara White is a 1993 graduate of Clark Atlanta University. A native of Minneapolis, White came to Atlanta for her freshman year having had little interaction with black culture. That changed quickly.

    • 29 min
    Wayne Haydin: Mr. President

    Wayne Haydin: Mr. President

    Wayne Haydin graduated from Southern University in 2004 and from the law school in Class of 2009. During his senior year, Haydin made history by doing something that no one had ever done in the long history of the school.

    • 35 min
    Carlton Riddick: Like I had a second mother and father

    Carlton Riddick: Like I had a second mother and father

    Carlton Riddick is a 1993 graduate of Johnson C. Smith University. While Carlton spent some of his summers in Charlotte, the New Yorker faced a culture shock when he found himself “Down South” for college.

    • 26 min

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Kirby Carroll ,

Great Podcast!

Great Podcast! Really nice to listen to!

MissADS08 ,

Anything Ernie Suggs does is awesome

.....if you're not listening to this you should be. Whether you're an HBCU grad or not, truly anything Ernie Suggs touches is awesome. Enjoy!

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Great podcast!

Great new podcast from the AJC!

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