Interview with Fred Black
QUESTION 3
LOUIS MASSIAH:

What was, what attracted you about


LOUIS MASSIAH:

coming to Howard in '64--

FRED BLACK:

Well, Howard was part of a family tradition. Mother and father, my brother, my aunt and uncle had all attended Howard. And it was a known fact that you could get a good education at Howard: it had a tradition for excellence, and it had also a long history of preparing people for service, ah, lawyers, doctors, _et cetra_. And I looked at Howard as a great opportunity to go to school and live the Black experience.