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        The Road (Clip 1) | Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities

        This excerpt from Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities sets the stage for the founding of the nation’s first black colleges, born out of African Americans’ fight for literacy during slavery and Reconstruction. During this time, African Americans faced legal, social, and sometimes violent consequences in order to gain access to education.

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