Dr. Pamela D. Reed - Higher Education
Dr. Pamela D. Reed
Dr. Pamela D. Reed navigates the often treacherous white waters of America's ever-changing cultural landscape. Come what may, she keeps it moving-the dialogue, that is.

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The Passing of a Cherished Mentor

by | May 30, 2013

One of my closest friends and mentors, Dr. Barbara Eleanor Adams, transitioned early last week [...]

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Black Studies – The Never-Ending (Beautiful) Struggle

by | May 15, 2012

Much has been written about a former (recently fired) Chronicle of Higher Education (CHE) blogg [...]

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Until Justice Weighs Down — Trayvon’s Story

by | March 20, 2012

Trayvon Martin has really been weighing heavily on my mind. I thought of him as I watched my da [...]

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Bereft – Whitney Elizabeth Houston, Shared Loss, and Full Circles

by | February 26, 2012

I love Whitney Houston.  It seems like yesterday when I first heard her spine-tingling ren [...]

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On Roland Martin – Twitter is Not Your Friend

by | February 14, 2012

I last wrote about a CNN personality and perceived homophobia in my article, “Don Lemon’s A [...]

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The Last Mile: Penn State Football Program Should be Indefinitely Suspended

by | November 11, 2011

Joe Paterno has been fired. Penn State President Graham Spanier is stepping down. The Departmen [...]

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On The Mercy Seat: Troy Anthony Davis and American Capital Punishment

by | September 23, 2011

The stunningly ritualistic, religious aspects of American executions are numerous. [...]

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A Black Woman Responds to Don Lemon

by | May 18, 2011

Don Lemon is gay.  The media, both social and mainstream, have been all atwitter since the [...]

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Mississippi Goddam: Free the Scott Sisters

by | November 14, 2010

Nina Simone called it in 1964 with her civil rights anthem. Apparently, not much has chang [...]

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