The Democratic presidential hopeful also introduced a plan to help fund black business owners.
Morehouse College’s class of 2019 just got all of their student loans paid for by billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith.
Students who transition from male to female, however, will not be automatically eligible to receive a degree from the institution.
“Young black people across the diaspora ... rely on and invest in HBCUs not to just facilitate an education, but to keep them safe while doing so,” Burke said.
Between financial woes and decreasing enrollment, many of these schools are struggling, particularly Cheyney University.
Actor Jussie Smollett and others are pushing a #standwithbennett fundraising campaign to save the North Carolina school.
I didn’t believe that black people could thrive in business unless they compromised.
“People still have their own opinions of me attending Spelman, but it’s because of Spelman why I am who I am.”
Real, beloved black colleges and universities are in danger and need our love and support.
She also won more than $4.5 million in merit-based scholarships.
The rise of Paper Boi and the fall of Earn was inevitable.
Students at Texas Southern, Fisk, Grambling State and Morehouse will now be eligible too.
The "Lemonade" singer made history with her deeply referential show.
This almost incessant need to be validated by the mainstream is something that I see as an ongoing trend among some HBCUs.