The Trump Administration has created historic levels of policy engagement and funding for historically black colleges in just two short years. But much of that support has come without the […]
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A Sustainable HBCU Platform Must Be Part of the Democratic 2020 Agenda
The Democratic party would be wise to avoid underestimating black voters and HBCU communities this time around.
Trump Administration Must Stop Ignoring States' Discrimination Against Land-Grant HBCUs
If the Trump Administration is looking for a bipartisan cause to open lines of compromise with a soon-to-be Democratic House of Representatives, then a good place to start would be addressing […]
The Trump Administration and HBCUs: Supporting Investments; Strengthening Competitiveness
Today, we kickoff the 2018 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Week Conference in Washington DC! This year’s theme is HBCU Competitiveness: Aligning Institutional Missions with America’s Priorities. Over […]
Here's Hoping Omarosa's Revenge Tour Doesn't Blow Up Federal Outreach to HBCUs
Omarosa Manigault-Newman has begun her revenge tour against Donald Trump and the Trump Administration, making the rounds on morning talk shows to promote her new book exposing the White House’s […]
Listen: Digest After Dark – See Ya'll in Norfolk!
We discuss Orze’s recent piece on famous HBCU alumni and where their children attend college, the CIAA looking for a new host city, and Trump deferring capital financing loans for […]
Obama vs. Trump – Who Did More For HBCUs Through Their First Two Years?
No organization plays funnier with numbers than the United States Federal Government, especially when it comes to funding for education. The Department of Education can produce three different reports suggesting […]
Breaking Down White House Budget Proposal's HBCU Impact
The Trump Administration has revealed its 2019 fiscal year budget proposal, which asks for blends a 10 percent total department budget cut and shifted appropriations to comprise a $59.9 billion […]
In the Bannon-Trump Feud, What Happens to the HBCU Agenda?
There is a sense among many presidents at historically black colleges and universities that the Trump Administration, while not overly friendly to HBCUs by initiative or policy, has been a […]
Title III Controversy is Moment to Showcase Real Partnership Between Dept of Ed, HBCUs
Leaders from HBCU advocacy organizations will meet tomorrow with members of the US Department of Education to discuss a dramatic change to Title III Part B – an essential funding […]
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