Dr. Pamela D. Reed - Higher Education

Dr. Pamela D. Reed
Dr. Pamela D. Reed navigates the often treacherous white waters of America's ever-changing cultural landscape. Come what may, she keeps it moving-the dialogue, that is.

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On Slave Patrols, a Pandemic, the NBA, and HBCUs: The Birth of an Historic Alliance?

by | July 8, 2020 People from all walks of life, including numerous professional athletes, have been protesting e Read more

CIAA Handling of VSU-WSSU Incident Called Into Question

by | November 21, 2013
Much has been said and written about Virginia State University since the unfortunate incident w [...] Read more

The Passing of a Cherished Mentor

by | May 30, 2013
One of my closest friends and mentors, Dr. Barbara Eleanor Adams, transitioned early last week [...] Read more

Black Studies – The Never-Ending (Beautiful) Struggle

by | May 15, 2012
Much has been written about a former (recently fired) Chronicle of Higher Education (CHE) blogg [...] Read more

Until Justice Weighs Down — Trayvon’s Story

by | March 20, 2012
Trayvon Martin has really been weighing heavily on my mind. I thought of him as I watched my da [...] Read more

Bereft – Whitney Elizabeth Houston, Shared Loss, and Full Circles

by | February 26, 2012
I love Whitney Houston.  It seems like yesterday when I first heard her spine-tingling ren [...] Read more

On Roland Martin – Twitter is Not Your Friend

by | February 14, 2012
I last wrote about a CNN personality and perceived homophobia in my article, “Don Lemon’s A [...] Read more

The Last Mile: Penn State Football Program Should be Indefinitely Suspended

by | November 11, 2011
Joe Paterno has been fired. Penn State President Graham Spanier is stepping down. The Departmen [...] Read more

On The Mercy Seat: Troy Anthony Davis and American Capital Punishment

by | September 23, 2011
The stunningly ritualistic, religious aspects of American executions are numerous. [...] Read more

A Black Woman Responds to Don Lemon

by | May 18, 2011
Don Lemon is gay.  The media, both social and mainstream, have been all atwitter since the [...] Read more

Mississippi Goddam: Free the Scott Sisters

by | November 14, 2010
Nina Simone called it in 1964 with her civil rights anthem. Apparently, not much has chang [...] Read more

Act Da Fool: Strange Fruit Meet High Fashion

by | September 15, 2010
I have just finished watching, for the umpteenth time, the short film Act Da Fool, by criticall [...] Read more

Of Ebonics, the DEA, and the Department of Education

by | August 25, 2010
Apparently, the federal government is finally recognizing Ebonics as a viable language. Indeed, [...] Read more

Sportsman’s Paradise Lost?

by | June 1, 2010
Trees and plants always look like the people they live with, somehow. -Zora Neale Hurston in Se [...] Read more

On Elena Kagan: Is the Supreme Court Not a Civil Rights Issue?

by | May 10, 2010
President Obama is reportedly going to nominate Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Co [...] Read more
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