Despite producing the majority of the country’s black students with degrees in STEM, historically black colleges and universities barely see investments and donations when compared to other universities and colleges.
Compared to the number of donations that were acquired by some of the more successful hbcu’s a decade ago, some are doing much better today. But still, NPR reports that several have had to close down due to a lack of funding.
Historically black colleges and universities have been known to help graduate a large number of black students in STEM, and have also graduated 80 percent of the U.S.’s black judges, and half of the country’s black lawyers, as reported by NPR.
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