August 4, 1961
Dream the Unachieved
Once upon a time a baby was born in the humid month of August
In 1961 on day 4 he arrived to prepare to lead us
He would “Dream the Unachieved”!
He grew big but stayed "young and strong"
He is smart and as a lawyer helped fix the wrong
His wife is smart and his two daughters are kind
We love how they make us think with an open mind
"I CAN DO anything even when others are afraid
I will not quit until history is made!”
Who am I?
HBCUs and 2020 Goal
"... New waves of students, faculty, and alumni are building on their rich legacies and helping America achieve our goal of once again leading the world in having the highest proportion of college graduates by 2020."
"In a presidential proclamation observing 2011 HBCU Week, President Obama remarked:
HBCUs continue a proud tradition as vibrant centers of intellectual inquiry and engines of scientific discovery and innovation..."
DREAMERS, LEADERS AND ACHIEVERS
Click here to learn more about those who made their mark on this world!