Rex Tillerson Targets HBCUs as Essential Partner for Diversifying State Department

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave remarks today at the agency’s headquarters this morning to members of its student programs and fellowships, with the focus of the talk on building diversity within the department’s domestic and foreign service ranks.

His remarks followed a specific denouncement of racist ideology and mistreatment of citizens through hate and discrimination. The highlights on HBCU impact begin at the 3:19 mark.