"Because it gives African Americans the ability to be comfortable in their own environment and to be able to educate themselves on African American history."
Senior Double Major in Psychology and Sociology
"I chose Grambling because I knew coming here would make me somebody. Grambling has molded me into the woman I am today. All the friendships and sisterly bonds I formed have made my experience even better. These last 3 years have been amazing and I love my dear old Grambling."
Marketing and Mass Communications
"HBCUs are good for diversity, they give you a chance to interact with other nationalities & ethnicities."
Criminal Justice major
"They are important because they make minorities feel welcomed and feel like they are someone. It makes us feel at home because we are surrounded by people who look like us. The teachers look like us and actually care about our well-being. They want to see us succeed."
"HBCUs are important because they create a comfortable setting for all young black men and women seeking an education."