Congresswoman Nikema Williams Congratulates Morris Brown College on Regaining Full Accreditation

ATLANTA – Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) congratulated Morris Brown College on regaining full accreditation following a unanimous vote from the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools. Congresswoman Williams represents the Historically Black College which is part of the Atlanta University Center. Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District is home to the largest consortium of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the country. 

Congresswoman Williams, a member of the Congressional HBCU Caucus, said: 

“Morris Brown College channeled the determined spirit of its founders becoming the first HBCU to regain accreditation after 20 years of hard work. I congratulate Morris Brown College President, Dr. Kevin James, for his leadership in achieving this historic accomplishment. As a third generation HBCU alum, I know the power of an HBCU education. For 141 years, Morris Brown College has shaped generations of Black excellence. Regaining full accreditation will allow Morris Brown College to create Black leaders for the next 141 years and beyond.” 


Congresswoman Nikema Williams proudly serves Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District. Congresswoman Williams serves on the exclusive Financial Services Committee where she is Vice Chair of the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, and the Select Committee for the Modernization of Congress. She is Freshman Class President and Co-Chairs the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus. Congresswoman Williams builds on the Fifth District’s legacy as the cradle of the civil rights movement as a champion of voting rights, closing the racial wealth gap, and ensuring the promise of America for all–regardless of their ZIP code or bank account.


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