HBCUs Doing Great Job of Controlling COVID-19 on Campuses

Historically Black Colleges and Universities have shown overwhelming success in slowing the spread of COVID-19
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Historically Black Colleges and Universities have shown overwhelming success in slowing the spread of COVID-19 on their campuses.

Reporting on transmission rates at higher learning institutions has centered on the inability of predominantly white institutions (PWIs) to reopen without abruptly shutting down again as cases rise. However, in looking at what HBCUs are doing to slow the spread and by promoting resources available to Black communities, media attention can fill racialized gaps in the dissemination of life-saving information.

PWIs continue to make headlines as media attention either turns only to HBCUs' crime rates and athletic achievements or ignores these campuses altogether.

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