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You Do Know There Are More Than 6 HBCUs, Right?

Mackenzie Scott’s $1.7 billion donations are appreciated by those who received, but what about the 100+ universities that didn’t?

Howard University’s commencement ceremony on May 12, 2018. Photo: NurPhoto/Getty Images

Nuance is lost on Twitter, so of course, MacKenzie Scott’s $140 million donations to six historically Black colleges split the social platform into factions. On one…

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Keith Reed

Keith Reed

Keith Reed is a writer, commentator & former ESPN the Magazine editor, whose work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Vibe, Essence, CNN, MSNBC and elsewhere.