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Faculty and Students of Color Face Various Dilemmas

Faculty and Students of Color Face Various Dilemmas

by | December 15, 2008

Recently I was interviewed by a student reporter for our campus newspaper about a racially ting

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The myth of a “post-racial” America: a global perspective

The myth of a “post-racial” America: a global perspective

by | December 9, 2008

The conversations about race and its significance in America are ongoing. The election of Barac

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During an Economic Downturn, Why Suggest Closing the Public Black Colleges?

During an Economic Downturn, Why Suggest Closing the Public Black Colleges?

by | December 7, 2008

Last week, Republican Seth Harp, a senator in the Georgia state legislature suggested that in o

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History in Their Own Words

History in Their Own Words

by | November 25, 2008

On account of jury duty all last week, I was not able to be on campus at Lincoln the day after

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It’s Ph.D. Application Time:  Here are a Few Tips

It’s Ph.D. Application Time: Here are a Few Tips

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It’s that time of the academic year — the time when students begin to ask for advic

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Congratulations Brother President! Congratulations Mr.President!

Congratulations Brother President! Congratulations Mr.President!

by | November 19, 2008

Think about the following: · 1789 – The U. S Constitution declares that Black Americans were

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

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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When It Comes to HBCU Alumni and Giving, Making Them “Feel Bad” Doesn’t Work

When It Comes to HBCU Alumni and Giving, Making Them “Feel Bad” Doesn’t Work

by | November 4, 2008

In a recent article in Diverse Issues In Higher Education, Bill Cosby was reported to have chas

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I Am Barack Obama

I Am Barack Obama

by | October 31, 2008

  A funny thing happened the other day.  I attended a Barack Obama rally, one of thousands of

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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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