My HBCU Story: Chicagoans share their experiences at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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CHICAGO — Twenty years in the making, the Chicago Football Classic will feature a can’t miss match-up between  theGrambling State University Tigers and the Clark Atlanta University Panthers on Saturday, Sept. 30 at 3:30 p.m. at Soldier Field.

Ahead of this game, WGN asked Chicagoans to share their experiences from Historically Black College or Universities. Check out some of their responses below — and submit your own stories on social media with the hashtag #MyHBCUstory

Vernon Batchlor – Grambling State University

Meta Smith - Spelman College

Jessie Richardson - Grambling State University

Bob and Sharon Jordan - Morehouse College, Spelman College

Robbi Dillard - Grambling State University

Bakari Baker - Clark Atlanta University

Erika Bracey - Clark Atlanta University

Victoria Caldwell - Grambling State University