Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans


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Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.

Historically Black Simmons College in Louisville, Kentucky, received a $1 million donation from John Schnatter, the founder of the Papa John’s pizza chain. Schnatter resigned as the head of the company after he had used racial slurs in a conference call.

Spelman College, the historically Black educational institution for women in Atlanta recently received a $2 million...