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Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) on Tuesday unveiled a $100 billion plan to invest in historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions, marking the largest amount a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate has pledged toward the funding effort. His proposal calls for more collaboration between HBCUs and federal agencies and would commit an additional $30 billion for Education Department grants. Booker’s plan wold involve the schools in combating climate change by requiring that 10 percent of proposed “Climate Moonshot Hubs,” which in total cost $400 billion, be located on HBCU campuses. His proposal also would commit another $30 billion…

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