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Dr William R. Harvey with graduates

Virginia — You may recall an article written by Jason Riley for the Wall Street Journal questioning the relevance of HBCUs in today’s society. In the article, he admonished President Obama for going along with the status quo as it relates to the funding of HBCUs and how they are run. He stated that black colleges need a new mission.

Dr. William R. Harvey, longtime president of Hampton University and chairman of the President’s Advisory Board on HBCUs, has written a response to Riley’s article, whom he calls out for broad suppositions based on misinformation.

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