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Michigan Jury Sides With UM Over Professors of Color

Michigan Jury Sides With UM Over Professors of Color

by | December 30, 2019

Is it a level playing field for professors of color in academia? Here’s a story that broke be

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The Price of Engagement

The Price of Engagement

by | December 18, 2019

One aspect of being a graduate student that I will truly miss are the discounted membership and

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How Should Asian Americans Respond to Asian Racism?

How Should Asian Americans Respond to Asian Racism?

by | December 16, 2019

Asian racism is an especially touchy subject for Asian Americans. For every effort to denounce

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Impeachment Pattern: Diversity vs. The White Men

Impeachment Pattern: Diversity vs. The White Men

by | December 15, 2019

The biggest news of the day in our country — no matter what your individual concerns or endea

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Stop Using Asian Americans to Defend Against Disparities, Then Rejecting Them as Non-Diverse

Stop Using Asian Americans to Defend Against Disparities, Then Rejecting Them as Non-Diverse

by | December 4, 2019

Asian Americans are ambiguous in civil rights. Perhaps Asian Americans themselves are ambivalen

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Trump Backs Protesting Students….In China

Trump Backs Protesting Students….In China

by | December 3, 2019

The protests that delayed this year’s Harvard-Yale game were enough to break some news the we

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There Are No Safe Spaces

There Are No Safe Spaces

by | December 2, 2019

Conferences are about reunions with colleagues and friends, presentations on the next innovativ

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Am I Missing Something? How to Make Applying to Graduate School More Affordable

Am I Missing Something? How to Make Applying to Graduate School More Affordable

by | November 30, 2019

As more universities and graduate programs drop requirements to submit standardized test scores

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Diversity, Ukraine, and Impeachment

Diversity, Ukraine, and Impeachment

by | November 16, 2019

There’s a diversity angle in the impeachment hearings you may have overlooked.It’s not just

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“Color Blind” Is Not What It Seems

“Color Blind” Is Not What It Seems

by | November 5, 2019

Among the concepts the law has distorted is “color blindness.” When Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Higher Ed’s Impeachment Role

Higher Ed’s Impeachment Role

by | November 4, 2019

Make no mistake, Higher Ed must play a role in impeachment. Not as partisans. But as the contex

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Our Shared History

Our Shared History

by | October 24, 2019

People are ignorant of history, even their own.

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Diversifying the Academy the Right Way

Diversifying the Academy the Right Way

by | October 22, 2019

NYU Steinhardt’s Faculty First-Look Program is a program that brings together graduate studen

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You Know Cesar Chavez—How About Larry Itliong?

You Know Cesar Chavez—How About Larry Itliong?

by | October 21, 2019

I call Larry Itliong a classic  H.O.,  as in “historical omission.”If you talk about the

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Tw(y)ce-Exceptional: Gifted Black Males in P-12 Education

Tw(y)ce-Exceptional: Gifted Black Males in P-12 Education

by | October 18, 2019

The call from my college classmate was all too familiar—it started with “he’s super smart

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