James B. Ewers Jr. - Higher Education
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James B. Ewers Jr.
Members of the academy offer insight into current events and higher education issues that impact people of color.


Keeping Black History Alive for Future Generations

by | February 9, 2017
Just as Black History Month has been kept alive for you, you must now keep it alive for future [...] Read more

Our Struggle to Overcome Must Begin With You and Me

by | January 22, 2017
Let us strive to be our brother’s and sister’s keeper. We need more dignity and more respec [...] Read more

Letting Go and Moving Forward in 2017

by | January 9, 2017
The year 2016 started out with a great deal of promise. Before we lament, we must still be than [...] Read more

There’s a Price to Pay for Using Credit Cards

by | December 26, 2016
Young consumers are the most vulnerable when it comes to credit cards. [...] Read more

Turn the Page from November 8, 2016

by | November 20, 2016
We can lament, cry and whine all we want to about this election, but it is too late. We had the [...] Read more

How Did the Republicans Lose Their Hope and Their Party?

by | October 24, 2016
The political posturing and back and forth will come to a screeching halt on Tuesday, November [...] Read more

Freshman Year Doesn’t Have to be Stressful

by | October 18, 2016
I don’t think that I had any bouts with stress while I was in college. Of course, the word [...] Read more

Our Voices will be Heard When We Vote in November

by | October 9, 2016
America is the home of the brave and the land of the free. One of the greatest privileges that [...] Read more

Hands Up, Hands Down! It Doesn’t Matter

by | September 21, 2016
I was talking to one of my childhood friends today about the shooting of an unarmed African-Ame [...] Read more

Education the Ticket for Success

by | September 7, 2016
Having a solid education will help you in your future endeavors. This is what many of us know, [...] Read more

Diversity a Winner at Olympics

by | August 21, 2016
If you believe in diversity like I do, the Olympic Games set a really high bar. [...] Read more

Skills of a 21st Century Leader

by | July 26, 2016
It seems as though challenges, uncertainty, tragedies and economic downturns are taking hold of [...] Read more

Happy Father’s Day to My Dad and Men Everywhere

by | June 17, 2016
I have not been able to say Happy Father’s Day to my dad because he passed away and went to h [...] Read more

High School Graduates Poised to Make a Difference

by | May 17, 2016
It is that time of year when high school graduations will be front and center. These festive ev [...] Read more

#BlackLivesMatter Movement Should Broaden Perspective

by | April 22, 2016
We must be proactive in our communities to stop the violence among us. [...] Read more