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.

America Is Saying ‘Yes We Can’ Because of President-elect Barack Obama

by | November 7, 2008

Six years ago many of us could not really say with any authority that we had heard of Barack Ob [...]

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Stay The Course Or Change Directions Is The Question

by | September 18, 2008

As Election Day approaches, we must decide whether characteristics will trump the issues of the [...]

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Obama Is Being Lifted Up by the Elders

by | September 4, 2008

Sen. Barack Obama made reference to a preacher who made America better in his acceptance speech [...]

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Being Black, Male and Educated in Today’s World

by | August 21, 2008

There are far too many black males being portrayed as useless citizens in our society.  We see [...]

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CNN’s Black in America Sounds Clarion Call To Do More

by | July 29, 2008

I am black in America so the recent two-part series produced by CNN entitled “Black in Americ [...]

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Black Colleges Continue to Provide An Excellent Education

by | June 16, 2008

Historically black colleges and universities have been educating students, the majority of them [...]

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An Open Letter to the High School Class of 2008–And Their Parents

by | June 3, 2008

It is that time of year when high school graduations are front and center.  These festive even [...]

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Voting is our privilege and our responsibility

by | May 19, 2008

Thank goodness we live in a country where we can freely vote.  It is something that we should [...]

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Love and responsibility are keys to the Covenant

by | May 14, 2008

 Tavis Smiley’s “The Covenant With Black America” has been out a couple of years and [...]

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Good health as a priority in the black community

by | May 13, 2008

If you don’t have your health then you don’t have anything is an expression that I have hea [...]

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