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HBCUs could lose as much as $85 million a year in federal support as Congress looks to make deficit-reducing budget cuts, the Root reports.

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But now, just when the country needs HBCUs the most, many in Congress want to slash the federal support HBCUs receive by more than a third — $85 million — even if it means slashing HBCUs’ contribution to the country’s economic and social health.

Read more at the Root.

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