Racism Continues to Hurt Historically Black Colleges

The resignation of Howard University's president points to bigger troubles ahead.

I live pretty close to Howard University (close enough that, before we moved in, the tenants of the house I now own were freshly minted grads). So I take an interest in its affairs. After all, it owns enough land in nearby neighborhoods that its decisions have an impact on my life. Plus ... well, it's hard to read the story of Howard without tearing up a little bit.

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