How historically Black universities and colleges are drivers of U.S. growth
-Since the first higher-education institution for Black Americans in the U.S. was founded in 1837, HBCUs have been supporting and educating students of colour.
-Out of all bachelor degrees awarded to Black students in the U.S., 17% of these were achieved at HBCUs.
-A recent McKinsey report has highlighted the significant economic and human value of supporting and funding HBCUs.
-With further support, HBCUs have the potential to further accelerate Black economic mobility in many additional communities