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Apple to Invest over $40 Million Dollars into HBCUs - Time to major in Computer Science!!!

Posted By: Will Moss on March 11, 2015

On Tuesday Johnny C.



Taylor
, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund stopped by “NewsOne Now” to make a major announcement that could literally change the lives of thousands of HBCU students across the country.

 

Fresh of the heels of its Apple Watch announcement, Apple released a statement through Fortune magazine stating that it will donate a sizable gift of over $40 million dollars to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

 

Watch Martin and Johnny C. Taylor, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall Fund discuss Apple announcing their game changing $40+ million dollar investment into Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the video clip above.


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