Black Lawmakers Tour To Mobilize Historically Black Colleges

Black lawmakers tour to mobilize historically black colleges


Beverly Wade Hogan, president of Tougaloo College in Mississippi, talks about joining other presidents of historically black colleges and universities in meetings recently with President Trump and congressional lawmakers.

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., and Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., said Democrats should focus more on the South.(Photo: Lauren Victoria Burke/AP)

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 …

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