HBCUs are canceling students’ debt, highlighting how integral they are to Black Americans’ lives
From CNN: “More than 20 historically Black colleges and universities have made headlines for clearing student debt using funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, illustrating the integral and life-changing role these institutions play in the lives of not only the Black students who attend these schools, but also their families. To date, the schools have cleared out a combined total of more than $25 million in student debt. There are more than 100 HBCUs across the United States.”
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