A Wave of Hispanic Students Reshapes a Historically Black College

Julia Robinson for The Chronicle

Hispanic students like Lydia Urbina make up almost 20 percent of the student body at Huston-Tillotson U., a historically black college in Texas.
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Cinco de Mayo is a low-key celebration at Huston-Tillotson University, a historically black institution that began in the late 1800s to educate freed slaves and their children.

But it has taken on a more personal significance for a growing number of...

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