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Black Colleges Face Low Graduation Rates

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Black Colleges Face Low Graduation Rates

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Black Colleges Face Low Graduation Rates

Black Colleges Face Low Graduation Rates

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Morehouse College, an all-male HBCU in Atlanta, counts Martin Luther King Jr. as one of its most famous alums. Morehouse College hide caption

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities - HBCU's - promote an environment catered to the success of African-Americans. But a new report suggests black students, especially men, who attend HBCU's are less likely to graduate.

Morehouse College President Robert Franklin and Philander Smith College President Walter Kimbrough discuss some of the hurdles facing black men at HBCU's and what steps they are taking to reverse the pattern.

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