As A Howard Alum, I Stand With Upset HBCU Students Everywhere

By Carolyn Smith, Contributor, Huffington Post

More than 60 presidents of HBCUs traveled to the White House to meet with Vice President, Mike Pence, and Department of Education Secretary Betsy Devos on Tuesday to discuss issues facing these historical institutions.

These black leaders were promised an opportunity to detail the hardships HBCUs have faced and how they would like to work with the current administration to alleviate these issues. Unfortunately, that didn’t happen. Instead, as detailed in a blog by President of Dillard University, Walter Kimbrough, all the leaders got was a photo with Trump and a brief moment to throw out a few words about HBCUs.

So basically a waste of these black folks’ time.

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