HBCU-9 celebrates 150 years on Morgan State campus

by Devon Ashby and Dawne’ BentonMorgan State University will host a HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration, Thursday through Saturday. U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-North Carolina, will deliver the keynote address at the Saturday ‘State of the Union’ program. Nine historically black institutions, including Morgan, are celebrating 150th or sesquicentennial anniversaries. Other institutions include I-95 neighbor Howard University, Alabama State University, Talladega College [Alabama], Johnson C. Smith University, St. Augustine’s University, Barber-Scotia College and Fayetteville State University, all of North Carolina and Morehouse College of Atlanta. Adams of North Carolina’s 12th District is co-chair of the bipartisan HBCU Caucus, which educates lawmakers […]