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Wilberforce University Losing Money, Students

Wilberforce University is one of the oldest historically black universities in the U.S. But it’s losing money and students, WOSU reports.


Protests have become a regular occurrence on the Wilberforce University campus. Last month about 150 students and teachers picketed and called for the school’s president Patricia Hardaway to resign. Student leader Brandon Harvey organized the protest.

“Those students were protesting, trying to fight for change. I think things have to change now. We have to tear down the dorms, build new ones. We have to spend the money, take the risk,” Harvey says.

Read more at: wosu.org

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