Tensions Grow Between Trump and Black Colleges as HBCU Conference Becomes Political

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Omarosa Manigault-Newman, communications director for the Office of Public Liaison, with the president in February. "President Trump’s commitment to the HBCU community remains strong and unwavering," she said in a statement about an annual conference for leaders of black colleges.
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The months following a ceremony that would move the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities from the Education Department to the West Wing have been rife with controversy. Now, a forthcoming event that has not...

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