Bennett College is a private liberal arts college founded in 1873 as a school to educate African American men and women to be teachers.
In 1926 it became a four-year women’s college. Today it is one of two historically black female colleges.
Located in Greensboro, North Carolina. Bennett students participated in the 1960 sit-ins to integrate the “whites–only” lunch counters around the city. Several “Bennett Belles” were arrested due to their continuing protests.
Today the college is celebrated for both its academics and civil leadership.
- GoFundMe Grows For Disabled Veteran Facing 5 Years In Prison Over Medical Marijuana
- Hot Spot: Remembering Naya Rivera & Al B. Sure! Suggests Kim Porter Was Murdered [WATCH]
- Coronavirus Updates: Dr. Collier Shares How To Boost Your Immune System [VIDEO]
- Your Mask May Be Giving You Maskne. Here’s How To Prevent Acne From Your Mask