Trump expresses ‘unwavering support’ for historically black colleges, after questioning constitutionality of funding source
President Trump meets with leaders of historically black universities and colleges in the Oval Office in February. (AFP via Getty Images)President Trump pledged “unwavering support” to historically black colleges Sunday night, after some university leaders and advocates expressed alarm at a statement he made Friday in which he questioned whether a funding source for such schools was constitutional.
Many leaders of historically black colleges had been pleased by overtures from the administration from the earliest days of Trump’s presidency, including an Oval Office meeting with university presidents in February.
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