James B. Ewers Jr. - Higher Education

James B. Ewers Jr.
Members of the academy offer insight into current events and higher education issues that impact people of color.

Keeping Black History Alive for Future Generations

by | February 9, 2017
Just as Black History Month has been kept alive for you, you must now keep it alive for future [...] Read more

Our Struggle to Overcome Must Begin With You and Me

by | January 22, 2017
Let us strive to be our brother’s and sister’s keeper. We need more dignity and more respec [...] Read more

Letting Go and Moving Forward in 2017

by | January 9, 2017
The year 2016 started out with a great deal of promise. Before we lament, we must still be than [...] Read more

There’s a Price to Pay for Using Credit Cards

by | December 26, 2016
Young consumers are the most vulnerable when it comes to credit cards. [...] Read more

Turn the Page from November 8, 2016

by | November 20, 2016
We can lament, cry and whine all we want to about this election, but it is too late. We had the [...] Read more

How Did the Republicans Lose Their Hope and Their Party?

by | October 24, 2016
The political posturing and back and forth will come to a screeching halt on Tuesday, November [...] Read more

Freshman Year Doesn’t Have to be Stressful

by | October 18, 2016
I don’t think that I had any bouts with stress while I was in college. Of course, the word [...] Read more

Our Voices will be Heard When We Vote in November

by | October 9, 2016
America is the home of the brave and the land of the free. One of the greatest privileges that [...] Read more

Hands Up, Hands Down! It Doesn’t Matter

by | September 21, 2016
I was talking to one of my childhood friends today about the shooting of an unarmed African-Ame [...] Read more

Education the Ticket for Success

by | September 7, 2016
Having a solid education will help you in your future endeavors. This is what many of us know, [...] Read more

Diversity a Winner at Olympics

by | August 21, 2016
If you believe in diversity like I do, the Olympic Games set a really high bar. [...] Read more

Skills of a 21st Century Leader

by | July 26, 2016
It seems as though challenges, uncertainty, tragedies and economic downturns are taking hold of [...] Read more

Happy Father’s Day to My Dad and Men Everywhere

by | June 17, 2016
I have not been able to say Happy Father’s Day to my dad because he passed away and went to h [...] Read more

High School Graduates Poised to Make a Difference

by | May 17, 2016
It is that time of year when high school graduations will be front and center. These festive ev [...] Read more

#BlackLivesMatter Movement Should Broaden Perspective

by | April 22, 2016
We must be proactive in our communities to stop the violence among us. [...] Read more