Tell Them We Are Rising: HBCU documentary sheds light on roles of black colleges up until today

They have molded, taught and bridged the gap(s) for African-Americans since their founding years. For well over a century, they have educated the greatest doctors, lawyers, journalists, architects, nurses, political activists and beyond. When it comes to education and paving the way for blacks across the country, historically black colleges are second to none. Needless to say, many HBCU alumni and students are raving over the new documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.