Black Issues - Higher Education


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Duke Campus Building Named after Wilhelmina Reuben-Cooke

by | September 28, 2020 The Duke University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rename the sociology-psychology buil [...] Read more

Trump Administration Sends 250K COVID-19 Tests to 41 HBCUs

by | September 25, 2020
A White House official said the administration has shipped more than 250,000 rapid coronavirus [...] Read more

Enrollment is Down at Tennessee Community Colleges, Especially Among Black Students

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According to The Knoxville News Sentinel, The Tennessee Board of Regents announced recently tha [...] Read more

Why Countering Racism Requires Regular, Dedicated Anti-Racist Work

by Renée White | September 24, 2020
As a qualitative sociologist I am drawn to stories that demonstrate social facts. Here is a sto [...] Read more

HBCUs Have A Champion in President Trump

by Paris Dennard |
When President Trump says he saved Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) he is 1 [...] Read more

Thurgood Marshall College Fund Will Host Virtual Celebrity Fundraiser and Concert

by | September 23, 2020
Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) – a national organization giving support to publicly-su [...] Read more

TIME Magazine names Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Time100 List

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TIME magazine has named Dr. Ibram X. Kendi – history professor, founding director of Boston U [...] Read more

UHD Launches Call me MISTER Program

by | September 22, 2020
The University of Houston-Downtown’s Department of Urban Education (UHD) has become  the fir [...] Read more

University of Georgia Fraternity Chapter Self-Suspends Due to Racist Remarks

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The Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity chapter at the University of Georgia self-suspended operations [...] Read more

Jackson State Names Deion Sanders Head Football Coach

by | September 21, 2020
Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders was named head football coach at Jackson State Univers [...] Read more

Lincoln Board of Trustees Reappoints President With Five-Year Term Following Legal Dispute

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After nearly two months of legal dispute, Lincoln University’s board of trustees unanimously [...] Read more

Researchers Receive Grant to Study STEM Pathways for African American Males

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Researchers at The Ohio State University, the University of South Florida and the National Acad [...] Read more

7th Annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit and Law Expo Begins Virtually Sep. 24

by | September 18, 2020
The 7th annual National HBCU Pre-Law Summit and Law Expo will be entirely virtual and will take [...] Read more

State Auditor Investigates Ole Miss Professor for Participating in Scholar Strike for Racial Justice

by | September 17, 2020
A Republican state auditor is pressuring the University of Mississippi to fire tenured sociolog [...] Read more

Two New Orleans HBCU Presidents Participate in COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

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NBC News reported that two presidents of historically Black colleges and universities, Drs. Wal [...] Read more




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