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The Sad Reality of O.J. Simpson

The Sad Reality of O.J. Simpson

by | October 28, 2008

October 3rd is a day that has deeply associated itself with O.J. Simpson. It is a day he will p

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Hawaii and American Colonial Amnesia

Hawaii and American Colonial Amnesia

by | October 27, 2008

How many college students are taught how the United States “acquired” Hawaii?  Which d

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Successful Ventures Between Minority-serving Institutions and Majority Institutions

Successful Ventures Between Minority-serving Institutions and Majority Institutions

by | October 26, 2008

Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) are recognized in many circles for their ability to nurtu

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The Fisk Jubilee Singers — A Student’s Experience

The Fisk Jubilee Singers — A Student’s Experience

by | October 14, 2008

In this week’s blog entry, I want to share the words of one of my wonderful graduate students

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Has The SAT Test Undergone A Backlash?

Has The SAT Test Undergone A Backlash?

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    There is a good chance that if you were a high school junior or senior applying to a fou

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“Racism Without Racists” Is Twisted Logic

“Racism Without Racists” Is Twisted Logic

by | October 9, 2008

There is an astonishing theoretical perspective taking hold in the American academy, and workin

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An Inspiration For Us All

An Inspiration For Us All

by | September 26, 2008

A few weeks ago, I was talking with a good friend of mine about the acceptance speech that Bara

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New Football Program Presents Golden Opportunity for Lincoln University

New Football Program Presents Golden Opportunity for Lincoln University

by | September 24, 2008

With the start of the new academic year, Lincoln University has made some big changes to its ca

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The NCLBification of Higher Education

The NCLBification of Higher Education

by | September 22, 2008

One of the most significant yet subtle ways that the No Child Left Behind Act has affected high

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Stay The Course Or Change Directions Is The Question

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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Affirmative Action is Still Relevant and Needed

Affirmative Action is Still Relevant and Needed

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       A few weeks ago, the anti-affirmative action ballot measure in Arizona that was su

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Virginia State Election Board’s Use of Jim Crow-like Student Residency Questionnaire Raises Voting Rights Questions

Virginia State Election Board’s Use of Jim Crow-like Student Residency Questionnaire Raises Voting Rights Questions

by | September 17, 2008

 The New York Timesreports that E. Randall Wertz, the county registrar of voters in Montgomery

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Advising Students to the Ph.D.:  Are We Equitable in Our Support?

Advising Students to the Ph.D.: Are We Equitable in Our Support?

by | September 15, 2008

A recent report published in Diverse: Issues In Higher Education states that Ph.D. completion v

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Black Voter disenfranchisement in 2008: Jim Crow Returns

Black Voter disenfranchisement in 2008: Jim Crow Returns

by | September 11, 2008

The Michigan Messenger reported on Sept. 10, that, “The chairman of the Republican Party in M

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