As the only graduate of a historically black college and a black university competing for the presidential race of 2020, Howard University suggested alum, which their campaign calls "the next important items on their black agenda."
The California Democrat wants to invest $ 60 billion in science, engineering, engineering and math at HBCUs. Harris, who graduated in 1986, refers to her years of study on the campaign and often initiates the "H-U … you know!" Singing over the campaign path.
In 2016, the US Department of Education noted that African American students had received about 8% of all MINT undergraduate degrees and only 4.5% of all MINT doctorates. In 201
"We need to reverse this trend," says a reporter-backed fact sheet on the Harris campaign.
"With access to appropriate resources, HBCUs." and other MSIs (facilities that serve minorities) can be hubs for MINT research and learning. "The Fact Sheet added that" we can build a pipeline to ensure that Black Americans lead the research and entrepreneurship to strengthen our innovation economy and to participate in the prosperity it generates. "$ 10 billion for an infrastructure grant program to build classrooms, laboratories, and other facilities and $ 50 billion to fund scholarships, scholarships, and research projects startup minority to facilitate small businesses part of their business plan is to set up Pell Fellows who start businesses, working for three years in deprived communities to release their debts.
On the campaign, Harris talked to African-American girls about the importance of STEM education in the EU 21st century. "It's like learning how to drive: you have to learn how to code, "Harris told a group of black girls in North Charleston, SC. "OK, are you taking a couple of coding classes with you? Okay, you're on the same page with me?"
The Harris campaign would not signal to CNN how these proposals would be funded.