Well, sure

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In Lott to hold news conference – Dec. 13, 2002, CNN.com reports, “Lott said Wednesday night that he hoped he could be judged in the full context of his career, which he said has included support of historically black colleges and universities.”
Well, sure. He can support historically black colleges and universities while still winking about “separate but equal” to his unreconstructed supporters.