Five HBCUs in Alabama to receive $2.5M in grants from National Park Service, according to TheGrio.
Alabama State University, Stillman College, Miles College, Alabama A&M University and Selma University, five historically Black colleges and universities in the Yellowhammer State, will each receive $500,000 from the National Park Service to make updates and renovations to historic buildings on their campuses.
“For more than 180 years, historically Black colleges and universities have provided high-level academics, opportunities, and community for generations of students,” said National Park Service Director Chuck Sams in his announcement Friday of the Alabama grants and those to other HBCUs. “These grants enable HBCUs to preserve the noteworthy structures that honor the past and tell the ongoing story of these historic institutions.”
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