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HBCU Renaissance (2018)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2018-02-16

Duration: 00:02:59

Subjects: HIGHER EDUCATION | Historically black colleges and universities | Southern University and A & M College | GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Crews, Keith Photographer
  • Henderson, Jim Interviewee
  • Merrick, Robyn Interviewee


This segment from the February 16, 2018, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the importance of the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in Louisiana. Moreau reports that LPB held a dual screening of the new PBS documentary on the history of HBCUs called “Tell Them We Are Rising” at Grambling State University and Southern University. He interviews Dr. Jim Henderson, the president of the University of Louisiana System, and Robyn Merrick, the Vice President for External Affairs at Southern University.