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"HBCUs matter — to students, employers, communities and the nation. During a time when college is increasingly more unaffordable and student debt is growing, HBCUs continue to represent a tremendous value and opportunity for many students and families."
Dr. Michael L. Lomax,
President and CEO of UNCF

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