Cable Station Devoted to HBCUs Planned

November 20, 2010  |  

(Network Journal) — It is no secret that Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been struggling—both financially and recognition-wise. Now with the proposed launch of a cable TV network devoted just to HBCUs, many education experts say this may help turn things around for them.  “An HBCU network is necessary. These schools represent the last bastion of the African-American community,” notes Daniel C. Moss, President of HBCU Connect, LLC, an online destination for HBCU students, faculty, and alumni. “Awareness is paramount to their viability and a national cable network will do much to support this notion.  Additionally, the level of interest in HBCUs is at an all-time high due to the popularity, in large part, of some of Hollywood’s blockbusters like Drumline and Stomp The Yard.”

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