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Md. to address HBCU equity proposal by Friday

Md. to address HBCU equity proposal by Friday

When Morgan State University staged a lavish grand opening of its new $80 million building housing the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management last week, the historic significance of the occasion could hardly be missed.

"This is not just a grand opening for a business school," said the university's president, David Wilson, enthused. "This is really a grand opening on a new era of thinking about the role of Morgan State University in shaping the world and creating an understanding amongst our students of this great link to the past with a promise of the future."

First, that past.

The gleaming edifice on Hillen Road near Argonne Drive is on the...