Why Aisha Tyler’s Comments About HBCUs Are Problematic [EXCLUSIVE AUDIO]

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Aisha Tyler, co-host of The Talk recently spoke her mind about black students who choose to attend HBCUs, saying it’s more ‘courageous’ to attend more predominantly white institutions. She says that the working world college graduates enter are more realistically like predominantly white schools, so black students she get used to the racial tensions that occur there sooner.

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However, Jeff Johnson is not having it. He explains why Aisha‘s comments are close-minded and harmful, and what we should actual focus on when it comes to the college search for black students. Click on the audio player to hear him explain more in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show.”

Click here for more 3 Things You Should Know from Jeff Johnson and listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays from 6-10 a.m. EST!

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