Trump voices ‘unwavering support’ for historically black colleges
President Trump meets with leaders of historically black universities and colleges in the Oval Office in February. (AFP/Getty Images)President Trump pledged “unwavering support” to historically black colleges Sunday, 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 Trump administration from the earliest days of Trump’s presidency, including an Oval Office meeting with university presidents in February.
But some then expressed disappointment in his proposed budget, which …