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Roland Martin talks to President of the Winston-Salem State University National Alumni Association Dr. Patti Sanders Smith, about the new North Carolina bill that could shut down three HBCUs (Elizabeth City University, Fayetteville State University and Winston-Salem State University.

“This bill would reduce tuition at Winston Salem by 70%. The Divine Nine met in Raleigh and he met with us and said they were going to remove that portion of the bill (changing the universities name). They said that these schools have been chosen because of the dip in enrollment,” Dr. Sanders Smith said.

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