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

Politicians Sometimes Say the Strangest Things

by | March 31, 2016

Primaries and caucuses are events that are happening almost every week now [...]

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Passing On Our History to the Next Generation

by | February 10, 2016

There are some compelling questions to be asked regarding Black History Month as we know it no [...]

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The King Holiday is Over. Now What?

by | January 27, 2016

As we now pass the King Holiday and onto February, which is Black History Month, let us rededic [...]

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Keeping the Faith for African-American Males

by | January 6, 2016

Well, 2016 is officially here and, as Black people, we must stop this violence upon ourselves. [...]

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Where is the America that I Used to Know?

by | December 8, 2015

There is a disturbing part of America that has reared its ugly head and is making an attempt to [...]

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Motivating the Next Generation of Scholars for the Work Ahead

by | November 18, 2015

Certainly, college in and of itself, will not make you successful. There must be some drive and [...]

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Leonard Fournette Leading the Way with Character

by | October 22, 2015

Sometimes college student-athletes think only about the final score. So our hearts become full [...]

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Grad Student Takes Bold Step in Race Relations Dialogue

by | September 23, 2015

Recently, a college student in Buffalo, New York, made what I believe was a sincere effort to b [...]

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Symbols Shape What We Think and Believe in America

by | August 5, 2015

Now that the exhilaration of the removal of the Confederate battle flag has subsided a bit, let [...]

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Killings in Charleston Put Race Relations in U.S. to Test

by | June 22, 2015

Racial tension in this country became the focal point of discussion last week with the killing [...]

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