5 Black Colleges That Changed America
Discover five black colleges that made a big impact on the U.S.
Adam Starr, MonsterCollege
February 08, 2010
#2 Tennessee State University
Motto: “Enter to learn; go forth to serve”
Oprah Winfrey’s alma mater, Tennessee State University, was founded in Nashville, Tennessee as a land-grant university. It began as a regional and agricultural black college and has grown today to a nationally recognized school with students matriculating from 42 states and 45 countries. Oprah graduated in 1986 and has gone on to surpass eBay CEO Meg Whitman as the wealthiest self-made woman in the nation. Perhaps you’ve even heard of her…