|U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson speaking at the FAMU School of the Environment in 2017|
That effort helped secure a multi-million dollar increase in Title III money for HBCUs.
But much more work needs to be done. Florida A&M University alumnus and U.S. Rep. Al Lawson recently introduced the HBCU Parity Act. Nelson should introduce a companion bill for that proposed act in the U.S. Senate.