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Beyoncé just announced a $100,000 donation to four historically black colleges

The Cut logo The Cut 2018-04-16 Naomi Elias

a person standing on a stage: 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 2 © Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Coachella 2018 Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival - Weekend 1 - Day 2 Following her electrifying headlining performance on Saturday at Coachella — which included a step show and marching band as a homage to America’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) — Beyoncé has announced she’s donating $100,000 to four HBCUs.

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One lucky student from Tuskegee University, Bethune-Cookman University, Xavier University of Louisiana, and Wilberforce University will receive a $25,000 scholarship for the 2018 to 2019 academic year as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program.

Howard University, one of the nation’s premier HBCUs, was quick to praise the tribute and performance calling it “#BlackExcellence” :

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