WATCH - Historic Signing of $577 Million Set…

Lawmakers and institutional leaders from Maryland’s four historically Black colleges and universities ended 15 years of litigation and tense negotiations with the signing of a bill granting $577 million over ten years to the HBCUs. The funding is a remedy to resolve decades of illegal program duplication that a federal judge ruled in 2013 had created a racially separate system of higher education for Black and white students in the state.

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