What HBCU was founded in 1867?

What HBCU was founded in 1865?

1865: Bowie State University is founded as Baltimore Normal School. Clark Atlanta University is established by the United Methodist Church.

What was the first established HBCU?

1837 — The nation’s first & oldest HBCU (Cheyney) was established in Pennsylvania.

Was Howard University founded by a white man?

Howard University was founded in 1866 by missionaries as a training facility for black preachers. It was decided that the school would be named after Civil war hero General Oliver O. Howard, a white man, who was serving as the Commissioner of the Freedman’s Bureau.

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