Dr. Ibram X. Kendi - Higher Education

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
SUNY College at Oneonta professor Ibram X. Kendi discusses and proposes ideas and programs to further diversify higher education and make it more relevant to all of its students.

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Six Supremely Absurd Court Statements on Affirmative Action

by | April 29, 2014 On a 6-2 vote in Schuette v. BAMN, the Supreme Court reversed the opinion of the Sixth Circuit Read more

Enslaving ‘Free Speech Zones’

by | April 17, 2014
Whenever I read the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, I am struck by the distance betwe [...] Read more

A Solemn Plea to the HBCU Family: Give Back!

by | October 31, 2013
Give back to your alma mater (or to any historically Black college), and give to Grambling Stat [...] Read more

Schools, Universities Under Fire for Sexual Assaults on Campus

by | May 29, 2013
Numerous colleges and universities have recently been investigated for failing to address sexua [...] Read more

Will the AME Church Save Wilberforce?

by | February 13, 2013
I grew up in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. My father, Rev. Larry Rogers, served for a [...] Read more

4 False Racial Ideas for President Obama’s First 4 Years

by | January 22, 2013
I think I can speak for many Africana Studies professors when I say President Barack Obama has [...] Read more

Cooper Protests for Free Tuition and a ‘Better Future’

by | December 11, 2012
“We live in a world where massive student debt and the rising cost of higher education remain [...] Read more

Who Really Receives Racial Preferences in Admissions? Not Blacks

by | December 4, 2012
As a scholar of race and education, I am enjoying the national public debate over affirmative a [...] Read more

New Mind-Boggling Evidence Proves SAT Bias

by | December 2, 2012
After reading a recent post I wrote, a Diverse reader pointed me toward a study which strongly [...] Read more

A Crisis in Black Studies at Temple University

by | November 25, 2012
In the last few days, the graduate students in the Department of African American Studies (AAS) [...] Read more

Romney’s (In)Correct: Obama’s “Gifts” for Young People

by | November 16, 2012
It is not often I agree with Mitt Romney. Actually, I have yet to remember an occasion when I a [...] Read more

Liberal Strategy Might Be the Death of Affirmative Action

by | November 6, 2012
Clinging to the factual argument that diversity is in everybody’s interest might not be good [...] Read more

Linking STEM Women Online to Students

by | September 30, 2012
Innovative, impactful ideas using today’s technology to meet today’s educational needs alwa [...] Read more

Hazing and American Culture

by | September 16, 2012
Recently, one of the university’s many dance clubs was suspended when hazing allegations [...] Read more

Commentary: Futures Linked – Higher Education and Pell Grants

by | September 10, 2012
Unfortunately, college access in America is just as much a product of family wealth as it is st [...] Read more
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