UNCF President: Preserve Publicly Funded HBCUs Michael Lomax has served as the head of the United Negro College Fund since 2004. The UNCF provides financial assistance to students attending historically black colleges. He explains why HBCUs continue to be important and relevant.
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UNCF President: Preserve Publicly Funded HBCUs

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UNCF President: Preserve Publicly Funded HBCUs

UNCF President: Preserve Publicly Funded HBCUs

UNCF President: Preserve Publicly Funded HBCUs

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Michael Lomax has served as the head of the United Negro College Fund since 2004.

The UNCF provides financial assistance to students attending historically black colleges.

Speaking with NPR's Tony Cox, Lomax responds to Georgia State Senator Seth Harp's suggested merger of two Georgia HBCUs with their white majority neighbor institutions and explains why historically black colleges continue to be important and relevant.