Black Issues - Higher Education
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UCLA Course to Examine Race Through Lens of Black Horror Films, Literature

UCLA Course to Examine Race Through Lens of Black Horror Films, Literature

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 21, 2017 Tananarive Due is bringing a highly anticipated Get Out-inspired course to the University of Ca Read more
Lawmaker Condemns Student Video Depicting Police Beheading

Lawmaker Condemns Student Video Depicting Police Beheading

by Ivan Moreno, Associated Press |
MILWAUKEE — A university student’s video depicting the beheading of a police officer drew a [...] Read more
Cornell Student Charged in Attack Apologizes for Behavior

Cornell Student Charged in Attack Apologizes for Behavior

by Associated Press |
ITHACA, N.Y. — A White Cornell University student charged with beating a Black student has ap [...] Read more
A First at Fisk: Tanya Torres Steps Into Groundbreaking Role

A First at Fisk: Tanya Torres Steps Into Groundbreaking Role

by Reginald Stuart | September 20, 2017
As the 2017-18 school year starts, Tanya Torres debuts as president of Fisk’s Student Governm [...] Read more
Frat at Cornell University to Close Amid Beating Probe

Frat at Cornell University to Close Amid Beating Probe

by Associated Press |
ITHACA, N.Y. — A national fraternity says it will close its Cornell University chapter in the [...] Read more
Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 19, 2017
The regulatory changes being pursued by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the student [...] Read more
Attack on Black Cornell University Student Under Investigation

Attack on Black Cornell University Student Under Investigation

by Associated Press |
ITHACA, N.Y. — Cornell University plans to form a task force to address what its president ca [...] Read more
Swastika, Racist Messages Reported at Drake University

Swastika, Racist Messages Reported at Drake University

by Associated Press | September 18, 2017
DES MOINES, Iowa — Administrators say a swastika was carved into an elevator on campus at Dra [...] Read more
Jesse Jackson Invokes History to Encourage Voter Participation

Jesse Jackson Invokes History to Encourage Voter Participation

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 17, 2017
“Keep your eyes on the prize” was the message Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. delivered to a [...] Read more
Dowell Taylor Named Interim Band Director at Jackson State

Dowell Taylor Named Interim Band Director at Jackson State

by Associated Press | September 14, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Dowell Taylor has been named interim director of bands at Jackson State Univ [...] Read more
Haddon Helps Rutgers-Camden Bring Out the Best Across the Board

Haddon Helps Rutgers-Camden Bring Out the Best Across the Board

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 13, 2017
With a family history that ties her to four generations of educators and lawyers, Rutgers Unive [...] Read more
Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

by Catherine Morris | September 12, 2017
A GenForward survey found that millennials are split on the fundamental issue of what the main [...] Read more
Professor Aims to Honor St. Cloud State’s First African-American Alumna

Professor Aims to Honor St. Cloud State’s First African-American Alumna

by Joseph Hong |
Earlier this summer, Dr. Christopher Lehman, a professor and chair of the Ethnic Studies Depart [...] Read more
Howard University Moves Up in 2018 Best College Rankings

Howard University Moves Up in 2018 Best College Rankings

by Gia Savage |
US News & World Report’s annual rankings of the nation’s colleges and universities show [...] Read more
Activist Angela Davis to speak at Ball State

Activist Angela Davis to speak at Ball State

by Associated Press |
MUNCIE, Ind. — Social activist Angela Davis is coming to Ball State University to discuss ins [...] Read more
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