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Publish or Perish: How to Rid Yourself of Fear

Publish or Perish: How to Rid Yourself of Fear

by | February 18, 2019

Recently, my colleague Dr. Raquel Wright-Mair at the University of Northern Colorado virtually

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The Fallacy of NOT Seeing Race

The Fallacy of NOT Seeing Race

by | February 14, 2019

Over the last two weeks I’ve listened to friends, pundits and scholars debate the implication

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University of Farmington Sting Hurts Higher Ed More Than It Solves Immigration Crisis

University of Farmington Sting Hurts Higher Ed More Than It Solves Immigration Crisis

by | February 12, 2019

Harvard’s motto is “Veritas,” which is Latin for “truth.” Plain. Simple. And nothing

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“WELL-thy” New Year Resolutions

“WELL-thy” New Year Resolutions

by | January 29, 2019

For many, the beginning of a new year is a time-honored tradition of fresh starts and new resol

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Dr. King Deserves More

Dr. King Deserves More

by | January 28, 2019

We have now entered what I and many other scholars of color call, “The High Season.” It’s

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Former Prof Gave up Higher Ed for Fed Job Disgusted by Shutdown

Former Prof Gave up Higher Ed for Fed Job Disgusted by Shutdown

by | January 25, 2019

Without question, President Donald Trump blinked Friday as he stood alone at the Rose Garden po

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Learning How to Teach is Important – Even if You Don’t Want to Be Faculty

Learning How to Teach is Important – Even if You Don’t Want to Be Faculty

by | January 23, 2019

While not every student intends to teach after completing a terminal degree in education, I wou

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Cilantro and Prejudice

Cilantro and Prejudice

by | January 22, 2019

Cilantro is a good example for showing the stupidity of racial stereotypes. The herb, also know

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‘But You’re Not a Real Doctor!’

‘But You’re Not a Real Doctor!’

by | January 17, 2019

Once while traveling to a conference, I used my credit card to check-in to use my frequent flye

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‘Mascu’sectionality: Theorizing an Alternative Framework for Black Males

‘Mascu’sectionality: Theorizing an Alternative Framework for Black Males

by | January 15, 2019

The theorizing and theoretical frameworks speaking to the male experience, particularly the Bla

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Sorority Life as an Act of Resistance

Sorority Life as an Act of Resistance

by | January 14, 2019

My expectations of life as a Black, college student in the 90’s were largely shaped by a TV s

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A Lottery for Harvard and Other Elite Schools?

A Lottery for Harvard and Other Elite Schools?

by | January 11, 2019

As we wait for the judge’s decision, one interesting essay has been published in Quartz by Na

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Teaching Through Trauma

Teaching Through Trauma

by | January 7, 2019

Trauma nestles in the crevices of our memories. It burrows in our shoulders, lies dormant in ou

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The Biggest Diversity Case in 2018 Could be the Biggest of 2019

The Biggest Diversity Case in 2018 Could be the Biggest of 2019

by | December 28, 2018

The Harvard case, in which Asian Americans sued Harvard for discrimination, could determine acc

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‘Please Call Me Dr.’

‘Please Call Me Dr.’

by | December 20, 2018

For the past three years I have had students who were “offended” or “insulted” because

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