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Huston-Tillotson Names Pierce Burnette President

by Diverse Staff | April 1, 2015 Huston-Tillotson University’s Board of Trustees has selected Colette Pierce Burnette as the s Read more

African-American Literary Stars Return to Roots

by Pearl Stewart | A­fter teaching and writing for decades at prestigious institutions outside their native state [...] Read more

Experts: HBCUs Powered Baseball’s Negro Leagues

by Autumn A. Arnett | The best untold story of Black baseball in the United States is the one in which the pursuit of [...] Read more

Clark Atlanta Chooses Texas Southern Dean as President

by Diverse Staff | March 31, 2015 Clark Atlanta University has selected Ronald A. Johnson to be the fourth president in the histo [...] Read more

Howard, Gallaudet Further ‘Black Lives Matter’ Discussion

by Catherine Morris | Panelists agreed that to promote “all lives matter” over “Black lives matter” misses th [...] Read more

Author Relishes Revisiting ‘Black Macho’

by Katti Gray | March 30, 2015 Michele Wallace’s controversial book, Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman, is being re [...] Read more

Spelman College Makes Campbell Unanimous Choice as President

by Catherine A. Morris | March 29, 2015 Spelman College’s Board of Trustees unanimously voted to elect Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell as t [...] Read more

Support Program Aims to be Game-Changer

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | When Black student-athletes arrive on campus on a sports scholarship, their athletic performanc [...] Read more

California Community Colleges Team Up With HBCUs

by Ronald Roach | March 26, 2015 The California Community College system and nine historically Black institutions have devised a [...] Read more

Disciplinary Actions Against Black Girls Scrutinized

by Kenneth J. Cooper | Concern over unfair treatment of Black girls in school has caused many to look at racial-ethnic [...] Read more

Spelman College Names Campbell Presidential Finalist

by Catherine Morris | March 25, 2015 Dean emerita of New York University Tisch School of the Arts will visit Spelman’s campus Thur [...] Read more

National Urban League Delivers Word to Higher Ed

by Lois Elfman | The group’s Equality Index in its annual State of Black America report shows Blacks falling f [...] Read more

Complications of Race and Class Fuel Perceptions of UVA Incident

by Autumn A. Arnett | March 23, 2015 The recent incident in which a Black honors student at the University of Virginia was assaulted [...] Read more

Penn State to Offer Course About Shooting in Ferguson

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 22, 2015 Penn State University is the latest institution to offer a course about the tragic events that [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: How Do We Get More Black Men in College?

by Matthew Lynch | March 18, 2015 Black young men are attending college at lower rates than their peers, and are trailing Black y [...] Read more
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