19 Things Every HBCU Grad Knows

Because you learn quickly that it's nothing like A Different World. At all.


(The Root) -- We often either romanticize HBCUs or disparage them. But as all graduates of historically black schools know, the truth lies somewhere in between.

1. It's Not Like 'A Different World'

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