An HBCU will host a general election presidential debate for the first time
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By Isabela Espadas Barros Leal, NBC News
For the first time in U.S. history, a general election presidential debate will be hosted at a historically Black college or university.
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced Monday that Virginia State University in Petersburg will host the second debate of the 2024 general election cycle Oct. 1.
“We are honored and grateful to have been chosen as a host for a 2024 Presidential Debate,” VSU President Makola M. Abdullah said in a news release. “This is a historic moment for our university and for HBCUs nationwide.”
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