Education Secretary Betsy DeVos continues to prove she is embarrassingly uneducated on matters of race, particularly with regard to historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), which she says remain at the “forefront of opening doors that had been previously been closed.” Um, they were never opened.

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Betsy DeVos Eviscerated for Trying to White-Wash the History of HBCUs [Photo Credit: Twitter]
She is trying to white wash the history of HBCUs by saying they are the “pioneers of school choice.” Um, they had no choice in the Jim Crow era. She needs to watch Hidden Figures or Eyes on the Prize to get an understanding of what blacks had to deal with.

Well, Ms. DeVos kept tweeting today. Instead of apologizing for any confusion her comments caused, she’s digging in. That was the wrong move.

Morgan State University president Dr. David Wilson issued a statement rejecting DeVos’ claims that HBCUs are “pioneers of school choice.”

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