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Why Colleges Must Fight the Wage Gap

by Elizabeth Todd Byron | March 15, 2018 The saying goes, “You should never wake a sleeping baby.” Today, the average wage gap betwe Read more

What About Cheyney University? We Rose First!

by Janelle L. Williams | March 13, 2018
Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world, Nelson Mandela said in h [...] Read more

Assessing the Relationship Between Gun Violence and Health Equity

by Diana Lee | March 8, 2018
Gun violence has become a crucial national problem that negatively affects health equity in the [...] Read more

Don’t Touch My Hair: Black Women Navigating the Ivory Tower

by Cheron Davis | March 7, 2018
Solange's “Don’t Touch My Hair” is a powerful anthem that resonates with women of color. [...] Read more

HBCUs’ Relevance in Diversifying the STEM Workforce

by Frances Carter-Johnson, Tasha Inniss and Mark E. Lee | March 6, 2018
Global scientific competitiveness of the United States depends on the nation’s ability to sus [...] Read more

Shape of Things to Come? Diversity Shines at 90th Academy Awards

by | March 5, 2018
I covered the Academy Awards on the red carpet in person in 1986. It was the year of the Spielb [...] Read more

Our Daily Work: Celebrate Black History Throughout Year

by Eric F. Spina | March 4, 2018
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Black history and civil rights shouldn't be just a middle o [...] Read more

HBCUs: For Colored Kids When Predominantly White Institutions Aren’t Enough

by Janelle L. Williams | March 1, 2018
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1837, is recognized as the nation’s oldest his [...] Read more

Cultural Biases Persist in National Licensure Exam for Teachers

by Nicholas D. Hartlep and Rene Antrop-Gonzalez | February 27, 2018
Weighing a pig won’t make it fatter, and racist exams will not increase the number of teacher [...] Read more

Sister to Sister: Strengthening Connections of Black College Women

by Phyllis L. Clark | February 26, 2018
It is bad enough that some Black college students who attend predominantly White institutions a [...] Read more

Frat’s ‘Pig Roast’ a Wake-Up Call to Universities

by Jeannine A. Gailey | February 25, 2018
Cornell fraternity Zeta Beta Tau made headlines recently when it was placed on probation for ho [...] Read more

The N-Word and Language as Property

by Christina Berchini | February 22, 2018
Debates about whether Whites in academia — professors or students — are entitled to sling a [...] Read more

Mixed-Race Students Need Support

by Nicole Barone | February 20, 2018
Several years ago, when I was a graduate student and staff member at the University of Washingt [...] Read more

A Call for Elite Schools to Redefine ‘Merit’

by Manuel S. Gonzalez Canche | February 19, 2018
I simply refuse to believe that talent is clustered within those who have the most. I am convin [...] Read more

Presidents’ Day, the News and an Anti-diversity President

by | February 18, 2018
There’s been way too much news of consequence of late. Starting with 17 lives taken at a Flor [...] Read more
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