Local News

Court-Ordered Mediation in Maryland HBCU Case Ends without Agreement

     In 2013, Judge Catherine Blake of the U.S. District Court of Maryland, found the state in violation of the 14th Amendment rights of its HBCU students and alumni.

     Her ruling said Maryland continues to “operate vestiges of a de jure system of segregation,” specifically by continuing a longstanding practice of duplicating academic programs offered at HBCUs, rather than investing in making the HBCU programs attractive to a diverse range of students. […]