Jamal Watson - Higher Education
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Jamal Watson
Jamal Watson is a senior staff writer for Diverse: Issues in Higher Education and has written for the publication since 2005. A native of Philadelphia, Watson earned his Bachelors degree in English and Theology from Georgetown University, a Masters degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a Masters and doctorate degree in Afro-American Studies from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His writings have appeared in numerous publications including The Baltimore Sun and USA Today. He is the author of the forthcoming biography on the Reverend Al Sharpton called The Evolution of Al Sharpton: The Provocative Politics of the People’s Preacher which is scheduled to be released by Agate Publishing in 2014. He lives with his wife and son in Herndon, Virginia.

Black Male Achievers Need Support, Too

by | October 5, 2017 For all the troublesome statistics that we hear about how young Black men are not faring that w Read more

NCORE a Logical Place to Advance Conversations About Race

by | June 4, 2017
If anyone was ever under the illusion that the election of Barack Obama had somehow signaled th [...] Read more

Two HBCU Presidents, Two Different Decisions

by | May 14, 2017
The leadership of two historically Black colleges and universities in Florida was on full displ [...] Read more

Lakin Institute a Model Program for Black CEO Development

by | April 25, 2017
The Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership was founded to prepare Black senior level community [...] Read more

Board of Trustees Making a Mess at Morehouse

by | April 9, 2017
Morehouse College will inevitably lose its national stature if the board of trustees continues [...] Read more

Retreat Provides Opportunity to Tune In to Black Males

by | March 26, 2017
The challenges that beset Black males remain daunting and should be a growing concern for all o [...] Read more