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Congress Helps Struggling HBCUs

The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately affected Black Americans. Now, as Black Lives Matter protesters take to the streets, historically Black colleges and universities face financial risk from the pandemic.

But as Liz Schlemmer of WUNC reports, Congress has responded with more funding than ever before.

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