HBCUs & Black Higher Ed's Future Post Affirmative Action

Mar 5, 2024

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

Leaders from across the ecosystem of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will tell the story of how HBCUs improve student outcomes, provide access and dynamically impact Black economic mobility by educating underserved learners. Speakers will describe the reality of HBCUs, and their vision for these institutions and Black learners in a post affirmative action world. The panel will also explore the emerging strategies and innovations deployed at HBCUs that are transforming the network of ~100 institutions and will serve as a model for higher education going forward.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Tony Allen

Delaware State University

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Helene Gayle

Spelman College

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Ryan Golden

McKinsey & Company

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Jim Shelton

Blue Meridian Partners