Michael Meeks

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Students at N.C. Central University, one of UNC system's five HBCUs. Photo courtesy of Keisha Williams. 

HBCUs on the fringe: what NC's U.S. Rep. Walker and the government can do to support them

North Carolina has its fair share of HBCUs, each with unique personalities. However, these schools face financial difficulty, and the government wants to step in to help.  U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., is an organizer of annual meetings between legislators and historically black college and university leaders. Staff writer Michael Meeks spoke with Walker about his work with HBCUs, as well as future plans for higher education. 



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Duke University Chapel hosted a "public conversation" with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, and the Rev. William Barber II moderated by Luke Powery Thursday. The three discussed race, poverty and militarism to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. 

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Duke University Chapel hosted a "public conversation" with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-VT, and the Rev. William Barber II moderated by Luke Powery Thursday. The three discussed race, poverty and militarism to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.