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 pandemic has reduced HBCUs' enrollment, affecting tuition revenue. Even before this year, many struggled financially.
The co-founder of Netflix and his wife hope their donations will help “reverse generations of inequality.”
The artist used her two-hour set at the highest-grossing music festival in the country to celebrate black culture.
Fifteen billion dollars a year. That’s about how much historically black colleges and universities contribute to the U.S. economy each year, according to a new study released today by the United Negro College Fund and conducted by the University of Georgia. As Marketplace’s Reema Khrais reports, it’s part of a bigger strategy to highlight the relevance […]
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