By: Bobby Blanchard – The Dallas Morning News
Prairie View A&M University has big plans for Sandra Bland Parkway, recently named in honor of the 28-year-old woman who died in the Waller County Jail.
The historically black university will spend millions of dollars to build retail shops, student housing, entertainment centers and more along the road that winds into campus.
The investment in infrastructure is a sign that Prairie View A&M is bucking a trend faced by most historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs.
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