New Bill Aims to Strengthen Partnerships Between HBCUs and the Department of Homeland Security


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Rep. Thompson Representative Bennie G. Thompson (D-Mississippi), Chairman of the House Committee on Homeland Security, along with Representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Missouri), have introduced the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Homeland Security Partnerships Act. If enacted into law, this new legislation will strengthen the partnership between HBCUs and the Department of Homeland Security. In 2017, President Trump established an initiative to provide equitable opportunities for HBCUs to participate in federal programs. However, the partnerships between the Department of...