It is a wide misconception that there are no historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) located in the New England region — or at least that is how we were led to believe.

Success counselor Adebukola Ajoa shared her thoughts on Roxbury Community College being compared to an HBCU.

“I was calling it a historically black college because that word just defines that. It’s historically black,” Ajoa said to WBZ CBS Boston.