Never Underestimate the Intelligence of Our People

Nearly a century ago, many within the academic world were completely shocked when the debate team from Wiley College, a Historically Black College, not only challenged the University of Southern California, but also emerged victorious. For far too long, many have considered the debate arena to be the purview of upper-crust Americans who have spent…

Wiley College Apart of History Repeating

Seventy years later, Wiley College does it again.  “The Great Debaters”  honed and their skills in preparation for  the debate with University of Southern California, Wiley came out as a successor “Making History … Again!”  MARSHALL- Even before African-American athletes became household names by eclipsing racial milestones in sports, a group of students from Wiley…