HBCUs Receive Financial Boost from Black Greek Organization


Glenda Baskin Glover accepts congratulations after a Tennessee Board of Regents vote to make her the new president of Tennessee State University in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)
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President Donald Trump holds up the Historically Black Colleges and Universities HBCU Executive Order after signing it, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, in the Oval Office in the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

An effort to uplift several ailing HBCU’s from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. AKA launched a fund drive in Fall 2018 which has now raised over $1 million dollars to be dispersed to schools over a 10 year period. Two years ago, the White House pledged funding for HBCUs, which has gone unfulfilled.

AKA International President Dr. Glenda Glover, who also serves as Tennessee State University president speaks with AURN Washington Bureau Chief and HBCU alumna April Ryan.

Click ▶️ to listen to April Ryan’s White House Report:

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