Tag: Billy Hawkins

HBCUs: Talladega Band to Perform at Trump's Inauguration Despite Controversy

Two former slaves, William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, founded Talladega College,one of the country’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), in 1867. It was the first college in Alabama to admit students of African American descent. When news began to circulate on social media that 58th presidential inaugural parade organizers…