The initiative was launched in 2018, with a goal of raising $1 million on each HBCU Impact Day. The campaign is one of several which collectively works towards a fundraising goal of $10 million over the course of four years as part of the HBCU For Life: A Call To Action initiative.
From her time spent as an honor graduate at Southern and Howard universities, to serving as president of the Louisiana Finance Agency, and raising her four children, she’s done it all.
The Philadelphia Tribune
High school students who are interested in attending historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) will have the opportunity to experience the academic offerings, history and pride of the colleges and universities through a week-long series of events.
Longenecker sets the context as: “Howard University became the latest victim of a ransomware attack. This should come as no surprise, as ransomware attacks are the No. 1 cybersecurity threat for universities.”
Business ownership is foundational to the American dream. But in the century after the abolition of slavery, Black Americans faced discriminatory laws and societal hurdles that made starting a business difficult if not impossible