Student Debt Crisis
President Joe Biden's speech from North Carolina A&T State University is expected to address rising prices at a time when Black students disproportionately saddled by debt are among the most adversely affected by the inflation crisis.
Students at Virginia-based HBCU Hampton University got a pleasant surprise this week after learning that all balances from the Spring 2022 semester will be wiped, and no new increase in tuition, fees, room and board for the fall semester.
In a letter dated March 31, Democrats asked President Biden to extend the pause through the end of the year and take steps toward canceling the federal student loans.
Hampton University is receiving significant backlash on social media after the school announced it has invited students impacted by the war in Ukraine to study at the HBCU's campus for free.
The Student Freedom Initiative is one of the organizations trying to correct the problem of bad student loan agreements by providing social and economic mobility for STEM-studying juniors and seniors at HBCUs for years to come.
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