Congress Wipes Federal Loans For HBCUs; Russia In 2020

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Tucked in the omnibus spending bill signed by Trump this week, Congress wiped away federal loans historically Black colleges and universities took on to pay for improvements and repairs. Howard University President Wayne A. I. Frederick talks about the legislation. Russia's death toll from the pandemic is three times higher than what's been reported, according to the country's health officials. BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Moscow has the latest. That and more, in hour two of Here & Now's Dec. 31, 2020, full broadcast. You can find more at — and follow us on TwitterInstagram or join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on December 31, 2020.


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