TITLE

Lawmakers frustrated over Obama plan to cut funds for black colleges

AUTHOR(S)
Alarkon, Walter; Bogardus, Kevin
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Hill;5/15/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 56, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the disappointment by a bipartisan group of lawmakers and black colleges on U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to discontinue a program that gives $85 million annually to historically black colleges and universities (HBCU).
ACCESSION #
40508352

 

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