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Despite calls from the Congressional Black Caucus and the United Negro College Fund, The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference went on as scheduled, wrapping up last week in Arlington, Va.
A capstone to this month’s inaugural HBCU Braintrust summit organized by HBCU alumna Congresswoman Alma Adams was the announcement of eight new members to the federal HBCU Caucus.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- For the first time, the North Carolina Congresswoman shares her famous hat collection.
Over the years, Rep. Alma Adams has become famous for her hats, first at the General Assembly in Raleigh and more recently in Washington, D.C., in the U.S. House.
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.
WASHINGTON – Johnathan Holifield, a consulting firm co-founder and former National Football League player, was named Monday to lead the Trump administration’s initiative on historically Black colleges and universities.
Trump did not attend, nor did several HBCU college presidents, news outlets have reported.
Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, said he’s seen just what he expected to see so far from President Donald Trump’s initiative on historically black colleges and universities – nothing.
Washington, D.C. – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined Congresswoman Alma Adams, Congressman Bobby Scott and Members of the Congressional Black Caucus to deliver remarks ahead of a roundtable with Historically Black Colleges And Universities (HBCU) Presidents and Chancellors to discuss House Democrats’ HBCU legislative priorities. Below are the Leader’s remarks:
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.