(The Charlotte Post)

African-American lawmakers are taking a proactive approach to maintaining North Carolina’s historically black public colleges.
The North Carolina Legislative Caucus met Tuesday with the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to discuss rumors of closing or consolidating five HBCU, three social justice centers and board diversity.
“There have been a lot of rumors and information floating around in the media and concerns raised by residents, parents, students and alumni across the state about our HBCUs,” said caucus Chair Rep. Garland E. Pierce. “These are such important issues. We decided to go straight to the source.” read more…