Black Lawmakers Launch Tour To Mobilize Historically Black Colleges
Black lawmakers launch tour to mobilize historically black colleges
The Congressional Black Caucus plans to visit black colleges to hear the concerns of students and spur to become more politically engaged.(Photo: Deborah Barfield Berry, USA TODAY)
WASHINGTON — Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have launched a tour of black colleges and universities around the country, hoping to mobilize students, listen to their concerns and encourage more of them to step up as leaders.
It’s one of several efforts by lawmakers and civic participation groups to spur a younger generation to become more politically engaged.
“One of the things that a lot of members have expressed real interest in …