Do The 's Better Prepare African American Students For Careers Versus Pwi 's

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Do HBCU’s better prepare African American students for careers versus PWI’s Following the ending of the civil war where the southern states within America tried to leave the union after slavery was abolished, many changes for African Americans were put in place.(Cozzens) Of these changes was the creation of the freedmen 's bureau which served the purpose of creating educational institutions for African Americans , this historically black colleges and universities (HBCU’s) were founded.(Purnell) Since then, the condition of African Americans in America has changed, some progress has been made despite there being more room for improvement. Within this tale of the African American striving for success in livelihood in America one may bring up an important argument or inquiry; are historically black colleges and universities better for African American students than predominantly white institutions(PWI)? This essay will argue as well as compare and contrast if HBCU’s are better for African American students or PWI’s. In modern times many college or university graduates regardless of race struggle to find careers. If there is a general challenge in finding a career following undergrad then one can infer that this struggle may affect African American graduates differently. Although,Bachelor 's degrees carry the same weight the question whether HBCU’s better prepare black students for a post undergrad career opposed to PWI’s still stands today. Due to the

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