Atlanta: The ‘Black Mecca’ For Many College Students

In September 2015, WABE sent our reporters out to find out one thing: “What defines Atlanta, exactly? Do we have a unique identity?” You can read the rest of the stories here.

Atlanta is home to the largest group of historically black colleges and universities. So how do they fit into the city’s culture and history? Students at the Atlanta University Center ─ which is made up of Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College and Morehouse College ─ in southwest Atlanta offered their viewpoints.