Historically, Black colleges and universities were established to educate African American students when segregation laws prohibited them from attending the same schools as White students. Today, HBCU campuses and programs fulfill an ever-evolving mission that has allowed them to provide affordable education for diverse generations. Travel to… Historically Black Colleges and Universities to take a guided tour to a handful of the campuses that paved the way for some of the country’s brightest minds! Learn about the campuses with fact- and photo-filled text as well as a map for added visual reference. Featuring before- and after-reading activities and an extension activity for added reading comprehension practice, this 48-page title takes students on a journey across the United States and through history.