Black Issues - Higher Education

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The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Revisited in ‘The Sword and The Shield’

by | July 6, 2020 As the nation witnesses around-the-clock Black Lives Matter protests, Dr. Peniel E. Joseph’s [...] Read more

Proposing a Concept of the Black Tax to Understand the Experiences of Blacks in America

by Robert T. Palmer and Larry J. Walker |
The protests occurring in many cities in America to call attention to the systemic racism in so [...] Read more

Faculty of Color Confront Extra Obstacles on the Road to Tenure

by | July 1, 2020
Dr. Paul C. Harris, an education professor at the University of Virginia, was offered promotion [...] Read more

New Data Tracking System Highlights Race Disparities Among COVID-19-Related Deaths

by B. Denise Hawkins |
By early March, SARS-CoV-2, a novel coronavirus, had touched off a pandemic. Those studying the [...] Read more

Binghamton U’s Announcement of Reforms to Confront Racial Inequities Sparks Debate

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Binghamton University president Dr. Harvey G. Stenger recently announced new initiatives to con [...] Read more

Historically Black Meharry Medical College Joins the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Network

by B. Denise Hawkins | June 30, 2020
Meharry Medical College has joined the COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Network and will be “enrolling [...] Read more

Do You Hear Me? Language of the Unheard

by J. Michael Harpe | June 29, 2020
With protests and outrage sweeping through our nation, we must channel our frustrations into ac [...] Read more

Roanoke College Establishes Center to Discuss Racism and Slavery

by | June 25, 2020
Roanoke College recently established The Center for Studying Structures of Race to address syst [...] Read more

What Role Should Higher Education Play in Combating Racism?

by | June 24, 2020
As anti-racist protests continue across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd – [...] Read more

The Peculiar Tenure Denial of Dr. Paul Harris

by | June 23, 2020
Just as activists flooded cities across the nation chanting “Black Lives Matter” to express [...] Read more

Protest, Vote and Join that Committee

by Raynard S. Kington |
As our nation comes off weeks of massive protests, many of us are looking for those actionable [...] Read more

Two Black Liberty U Football Players to Transfer Citing ‘Racial Insensitivity’

| June 22, 2020
Weeks after Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr. posted tweets with Blackface images, [...] Read more

HBCU Clark Atlanta Announces Full Scholarships for Children of Rayshard Brooks

Clark Atlanta University and one of its alumni have announced full scholarships for the four ch [...] Read more

Oklahoma State U to Remove Segregationist’s Name From Buildings

Oklahoma State University will remove the name of segregationist and the state’s ninth govern [...] Read more

Monmouth U to Remove ‘Controversial’ Woodrow Wilson’s Name From Building

New Jersey-based Monmouth University said it will remove the name of “controversial politicia [...] Read more

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