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Should HBCUs  be tuition-free? Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick believes that the President Obama should take his free community college proposal a step further by including historically black colleges and universities.

“The students who come to Howard represent those from the lower socio-economic status in our undergrad population. If we don’t have the historically black colleges and universities as places these students can be taken in, we certainly will be educating less people of color,” Frederick told NBC4.

You can read more about the White House’s proposal here.

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