Event Title

A New Culture: Differing Views on Black Culture

Location

Old Dominion University, Learning Commons at Perry Library, West Foyer

Start Date

8-4-2017 8:30 AM

End Date

8-4-2017 10:00 AM

Description

This presentation will explore differing views on black culture before and after students attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). This study will explore the social effects that growing up in a predominantly black neighborhood have on cultural perceptions compared to growing up in a predominantly white neighborhood. It will emphasize how college students view themselves and their black background based on where they grew up and how it has either amplified by attending an HBCU or if it was dampened by being surrounded by peers of similar skin color.

Presentation Type

Poster

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Apr 8th, 8:30 AM Apr 8th, 10:00 AM

A New Culture: Differing Views on Black Culture

Old Dominion University, Learning Commons at Perry Library, West Foyer

This presentation will explore differing views on black culture before and after students attend a Historically Black College or University (HBCU). This study will explore the social effects that growing up in a predominantly black neighborhood have on cultural perceptions compared to growing up in a predominantly white neighborhood. It will emphasize how college students view themselves and their black background based on where they grew up and how it has either amplified by attending an HBCU or if it was dampened by being surrounded by peers of similar skin color.