Black and Highly Dangerous
About This Show
The purpose of this podcast is to take everyday questions, conversations, and debates and attempt to provide answers by including up-to-date research along with occasional interviews from experts. This podcast is meant to bridge the gap between the world of academia and The People. When you listen to us, you'll always have new facts to bring to the conversation with friends on the hottest topics. And as always, continue to be the oppressor's worst fear.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 15: “Hillman or Harvard?” - A Conversation About HBCUs and PWIs w/ Drs. O’rear and Elegbede
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With her powerful and entertaining Coachella performance celebrating HBCU culture, Beyonce recently reinvigorated the HBCU versus PWI debate that resurfaces every few months on black twitter. In this episode, we’ll add to that conversation by interviewing Dr. Eric O’Rear, a HBCU graduate and research economists and Dr. Jennifer Elegbede a black PWI graduate and product development scientist. We each begin by discussing our decision to attend our respective schools (21:36) as well as the bright spots (27:57) and drawbacks (33:10) of HBCU/PWI life. We also tackle the controversial questions of whether HBCUs are still necessary in the 21st century (51:22), whether HBCUs and PWIs are equally rigorous (1:00:15), and whether either type of institution is better able to prepare graduates for the “real world”(1:14:15 [...]