“FedEx has been supporting (HBCUs) for 20 years,” Robinson says. “All the scholarships and all the things that they have been doing—endowed scholarships they’ve done at Jackson State University—have been very, very helpful. The continuing support continues to upgrade that education for students.”

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Additionally, FedEx will be hosting a virtual HBCU Presidents’ Roundtable on Sept. 9 that will feature various leaders from historically Black institutions throughout the country.

All the love that HBCUs have been getting as of late has been great, but it’s important that these same corporations showering these institutions with praise are also doing the work. And it appears that FedEx has been consistent in that regard for decades now.

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