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Racial equality ‘was never baked in’ to higher education — but HBCUs have always been engines of mobility

Looking at jobs concentrated by race, these are jobs that are considered essential and overlays the disparities we see. We need to invest in HBCUs, childcare, transportation benefits, and actually connect people with jobs, says @KBroadConsult  . There are broadband disparities.

Fisk University among top 10 HBCUs nationwide in U.S. News rankings

HBCUs – in particular – are engines of opportunity for students, producing top graduates and world class research. Take the next step and invest in your future by applying to some of America’s premier institutions. #WhyApply 

Nature spoke to five scholars who work at or attended historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) about why the institutions are key to increasing the Black STEM workforce.

HBCUs gained the attention of donors following George Floyd's death, but has there been real, sustainable change?

South Carolina is made better by our 8 HBCUs that produce graduates who contribute so much to our society. I joined @Bloomberg  & @UNCF  to discuss how we can protect & expand the transformational work of those institutions & all of our nation's HBCUs.

Breaking News: House Democrat threatens to vote against party's spending bill if HBCUs don't get more federal aid: Rep. Alma Adams (D-N.C.) has threatened not to back her party’s forthcoming $3.5… > @thehill  #Congress  #Tax  #Finance 

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The fans have spoken and Tom Brady and Joe Mixon are your Week 1 FedEx#AirandGround  @NFL  Players of the Week! Show them support using #AirandGround . FedEx will be making donations to HBCUs, which will go towards needs-based scholarships to deserving students.

EDUCATION: VP Kamala Harris discussed this week the importance of investing in HBCUs and STEM education during a roundtable at Hampton University.

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Today, extraordinary students at our nation's HBCUs lead with the strength of purpose. They are at the forefront of scientific research. They are entrepreneurs. They are accomplished poets, musicians, and dancers. Students, we could not be more proud of you. Enjoy HBCU week.

Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative is taking three big steps. Supporting the Propel Center, a global innovation and learning hub for HBCUs. Our first Developer Academy in the US—in Detroit. And funding to accelerate minority-owned businesses.

CP3 is producing a docuseries around the struggles HBCUs deal with in recruiting HS basketball prospects, per @Krisplashed 

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Beyond handshakes and ripped speeches, don’t miss that Trump overtly appealed for the Black vote last night. He talked about Tuskegee, civil rights, MLK, school choice, and HBCUs. Trump in 2016 won twice as much of the black vote that McCain did. He wants double digits in 2020.

From HBCU to HOF ? In honor of Juneteenth, we celebrate some of the biggest names in football that started their careers at HBCUs

If a Black student has a Black teacher by the end of 3rd grade, they’re 13% more likely to go to college. If they have two Black teachers, it’s 32%. Investing in HBCUs and public education matters.

President @realDonaldTrump  visited Detroit yesterday, where he held a listening session with African-American community leaders. He joined them in discussing the Coronavirus response, permanent funding for HBCUs, prison reform, and much more.

America's HBCUs have never had more faithful support from the White House than under President @realDonaldTrump !

Crazy Bernie and the Democrats should see this. I have done far more for the African American community than any President. Secured funding for HBCUs, Criminal Justice Reform, Opportunity Zones, School Choice, Record Low Unemployment, and so much more. THE BEST IS YET TO COME!

President @realDonaldTrump  has made Historically Black Colleges and Universities a priority. He's appropriated more money to HBCUs in one year than ANY other President. He also established a Presidential Board of Advisors on HBCUs. #BlackHistoryMonth2020 

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