HBCUs Throughout the Southeast Impacted by Hurricane Irma


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Many of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities are located in the southeastern United States. As a result many were impacted by powerful Hurricane Irma. HBCUs in several states called off classes, athletic events, and other activities. Florida A&M University in Tallahassee is closed through Friday September 15. Florida Memorial University in Miami Gardens remains closed. Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida reports they are “without power, electrical lines down on campus and have damage to some buildings.” The impact of the hurricane als...