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.

Politicians Sometimes Say the Strangest Things

by | March 31, 2016
Primaries and caucuses are events that are happening almost every week now [...] Read more

Passing On Our History to the Next Generation

by | February 10, 2016
There are some compelling questions to be asked regarding Black History Month as we know it no [...] Read more

The King Holiday is Over. Now What?

by | January 27, 2016
As we now pass the King Holiday and onto February, which is Black History Month, let us rededic [...] Read more

Keeping the Faith for African-American Males

by | January 6, 2016
Well, 2016 is officially here and, as Black people, we must stop this violence upon ourselves. [...] Read more

Where is the America that I Used to Know?

by | December 8, 2015
There is a disturbing part of America that has reared its ugly head and is making an attempt to [...] Read more

Motivating the Next Generation of Scholars for the Work Ahead

by | November 18, 2015
Certainly, college in and of itself, will not make you successful. There must be some drive and [...] Read more

Leonard Fournette Leading the Way with Character

by | October 22, 2015
Sometimes college student-athletes think only about the final score. So our hearts become full [...] Read more

Grad Student Takes Bold Step in Race Relations Dialogue

by | September 23, 2015
Recently, a college student in Buffalo, New York, made what I believe was a sincere effort to b [...] Read more

Symbols Shape What We Think and Believe in America

by | August 5, 2015
Now that the exhilaration of the removal of the Confederate battle flag has subsided a bit, let [...] Read more

Killings in Charleston Put Race Relations in U.S. to Test

by | June 22, 2015
Racial tension in this country became the focal point of discussion last week with the killing [...] Read more

Curfews Should Start at Home

by | May 30, 2015
  Some weeks ago now the controversial death of Freddie Gray led the city of Baltimore Mar [...] Read more

Aaron Hernandez: Did He Really Fall From Grace or Was it a Matter of Time?

by | April 16, 2015
Hernandez was a gifted professional football player by day and a thug at night. [...] Read more

We March for Good but Racism Forges Ahead, Too

by | March 18, 2015
Now that the Selma March anniversary is behind us and the speeches have been made, what have we [...] Read more

Coaches Play an Important Role in Our Society

by | February 26, 2015
Many of us can point to someone that we called “coach” who was instrumental in molding and [...] Read more

Celebrating Black History in the New Millennium

by | February 19, 2015
There are some compelling issues to be examined regarding Black History Month as we know it to [...] Read more