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An HBCU Learns the Benefits of Appreciating its Alumni

An HBCU Learns the Benefits of Appreciating its Alumni

by | June 24, 2008

According to Diverse’s May 1 feature “A Fundraising Blueprint” and most recently

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I Know From Whence I Speak: Black Studies and the HBCU

I Know From Whence I Speak: Black Studies and the HBCU

by | June 23, 2008

The 20th anniversary of the doctorate in African-American studies in the American academy is, u

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Ph.d.’s in African American Studies at HBCUs: A Response to Where are They?

Ph.d.’s in African American Studies at HBCUs: A Response to Where are They?

by | June 19, 2008

This week Diverse: Issues in Higher Education ran a story entitled “Black Colleges Still

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A Post-Racial America?

A Post-Racial America?

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In a June 13, 2008 Op Ed in The Wall Street Journal, Ward Connerly proclaimed that “Obama is

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No First Amendment Right to Call for Obama’s Assassination

No First Amendment Right to Call for Obama’s Assassination

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The 2008 Presidential election is testing how America deals with the enduring question of racis

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“Best and Brightest” Seek a Nurturing Environment at HBCUs

“Best and Brightest” Seek a Nurturing Environment at HBCUs

by | June 16, 2008

This past week Diverse: Issues in Higher Education ran a story about a 14-year old kid who scor

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Black Colleges Continue to Provide An Excellent Education

Black Colleges Continue to Provide An Excellent Education

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

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New Books Related To Black Colleges

New Books Related To Black Colleges

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Recently, there have been several new books published related to historically Black colleges an

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Barack Obama – On the Shoulders of the Nation’s Black Colleges?

Barack Obama – On the Shoulders of the Nation’s Black Colleges?

by | June 4, 2008

As I sat proudly with my 9-year old daughter last night and watched Barack Obama become the fir

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

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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The Intersection of Presidential Politics, Race, Culture, and Higher Learning

The Intersection of Presidential Politics, Race, Culture, and Higher Learning

by | May 27, 2008

Much has been made of education levels and voting patterns in the Presidential nominating conte

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Black Scholarship or White Imperalism?

Black Scholarship or White Imperalism?

by | May 23, 2008

There has been considerable debate among my colleagues about Black scholars and the production

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Lessons Learned from a White Valedictorian at Morehouse College

Lessons Learned from a White Valedictorian at Morehouse College

by | May 21, 2008

On May 12, 2008, as I was walking down the street in Atlanta, Georgia, I happened to glance at

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Voting is our privilege and our responsibility

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

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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