MARYLAND HBCU MATTER'S COALITION CALLS FOR $800 MILLION FACILITIES FACULTY FINANCIAL AID FUNDING
HBCU MATTER'S COALTION
CALL FOR STATEWIDE RALLY
WE have sent out an urgent request for the NAACP MARYLAND STATE CONFERENCE to host An Emergency Maryland HBCU Stakeholders' Rally, during the upcoming NAACP MSC State Conference, to energize and galvanize support.
We must urgently call together STUDENTS; ALUMNI; FAITH BASED LEADERS; ELECTED OFFICIALS, PAN HELLENIC COUNCIL, CIVIL RIGHTS GROUPS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, LABOR LEADERS; AND ALL SUPPORTERS.
The State of Mississippi will have paid $503 Million to 3 HBCU’s as a result of the landmark Ayers Case being settled in 1992. If calculations are accurate that would be an inflation rate of 2.25 today amounting to over $1 billion dollars. The State of Maryland used program duplication to clearly create harmful effects on MD HBCU’s more so than in the Mississippi HBCU’s. The $577 Million that is being offered is far less than what was paid in the Ayers case when accounting for both inflation and the MD HBCU case dealing with 4 HBCU’s rather than 3 HBCU’s in the Ayers case.
Conversely we suggest $800 Million divided for Bowie State University; Coppin State University; Morgan State University: and University of Maryland Eastern Shore:
$400 Million Academic Programs
$200 Million Capital Improvements
$100 Million Public Endowments
$80 Million Private Endowments
$20 Million Summer Enrichment Programs.
There is no better group than the NAACP to host a 1 Hour, STATE-WIDE, Rally than the '..LARGEST AND THE OLDEST..." CIVIL RIGHTS ORGANIZATION. NAACP
We urgently need everyone’s leadership, assistance, involvement and prayers.
WE MUST NOW BEGIN CAMPAIGNING AND SOLICITING FOR THAT WHICH IS RIGHTFULLY OWED BOWIE, COPPIN, MORGAN AND UMES.