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HBCUs like Howard often lost out on research grants due to systematic underfunding. Now there’s a push to fund more research at HBCUs.
Some see this as a long-overdue opportunity. But are historically Black colleges and universities being paid enough?
The partnership is meant to help preserve important historical records of Black Americans' lives.
Many HBCUs were established in the years following the Civil War to educate Black people. Now, many are seeing an increase in applications.
HBCU advocates say funding shortfalls mean less scholarship money and financial aid for students and can lead to lower graduation rates.
The HBCU is naming its reestablished school of fine arts after late actor and Howard alumnus Chadwick Boseman.
The pandemic has reduced HBCUs' enrollment, affecting tuition revenue. Even before this year, many struggled financially.
Billionaire tech investor Robert Smith surprised Morehouse graduates by promising to pay off their student loans. Black students are more likely than white students to graduate with student debt, according to research.
What Mississippi's historically black colleges and universities teach us about centuries-old inequities