Alabama Senator Doug Jones hosts drive-in rally to support of HBCUs

On the campaign trail, Senator Doug Jones was in Huntsville Sunday night for a drive-in rally supporting historically black colleges and universities at the Fellowship of Faith Church. Alabama has more HBCUs than any other state, with three in the Huntsville area alone. During his rally, Jones said it was important for those schools to know there’s someone who has their back in the senate. Students from numerous HBCUs along with other speakers took the stage before the senator was met with honks and flashes from an excited audience. In attendance were students like Aaron Wimberly, a member of Oakwood

Congresswoman Beatty Celebrates National HBCU Week


This week, September 20 to September 26, 2020, is National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week. For over a century, HBCUs have provided an affordable, high-quality education, to countless students of color. To highlight the significance of National HBCU Week and their lifechanging impact on nearly 300,000 current students and millions of alumni, U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) said: “As a proud HBCU graduate of Central State University, I understand firsthand the integral role HBCUs play in the lives of students in and outside the classroom. Every day, more than 100 HBCUs located in 19 states, D.C. and the

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