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Historically Black College Turning Gray?

Here's an interesting college admissions news item:

Every freshman who enrolls at Albany State University knows the saga of this small, proud school. In a mandatory class, they learn how Joseph Winthrop Holley, a son of slaves, built the campus in 1903 to educate his fellow African Americans (Snip) there is talk of a new kind of deluge at this public school, one that many students fear would do even greater harm: The potential influx of white students from a nearby two-year college, who could go to Albany State under a proposal to merge the campuses . . .


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