Views - Higher Education

A Solemn Plea to the HBCU Family: Give Back!

by | October 31, 2013
Give back to your alma mater (or to any historically Black college), and give to Grambling Stat [...] Read more

Time For Higher Ed to Rethink the Questions

by Brian C. Mitchell | October 28, 2013
If quality characterizes the history of American higher education, then the most critical inter [...] Read more

The Value of TRIO to the Community

by Ronald McFadden | October 17, 2013
The clash between liberal and conservative values in the U.S. has never been more prevalent tha [...] Read more

Affirmative Action and the Supreme Court Blues

by Ibram X. Kendi | October 15, 2013
The Court could finally rule in favor of what anti-racist scholars of race have been saying for [...] Read more

Operation Streamline: Expedited Indian Removal

by Roberto Rodriguez | October 10, 2013
This kangaroo court called Operation Streamline is America's modern version of Expedited Indian [...] Read more

When It Comes to Health, Environment Remains a Major Factor

by Brian Smedley | September 30, 2013
To become a society with better health — not just better health coverage — we must also loo [...] Read more

College Football Obsession: Sending the Wrong Academic Message?

by Matthew Lynch | September 19, 2013
This glorification of a sport, particularly in the case of college athletes, puts priorities in [...] Read more

Colleges: The Little Engines That Could

by Brian C. Mitchell | September 16, 2013
In the recent blizzard of press over the cost of higher education, the impact of technology and [...] Read more

College Scorecards and Affordability for Minorities

by Matthew Lynch | September 11, 2013
Under a new rating system, colleges would be held more accountable by the federal government an [...] Read more

What’s Trending for Conservatives? ‘Racism Talk Breeds Disunity’

by Ibram X. Kendi | September 5, 2013
It is a fascinating rhetorical strategy conservatives are using to shoo away the circulating co [...] Read more

The Unique Mindset of Millennials at HBCUs

by C. Rob Shorette II and Walter Kimbrough | September 3, 2013
Each year, Beloit College releases “The Mindset List” for the incoming class of college fre [...] Read more

Modernizing New ‘Bookumentary’ on Race: (1)ne Drop

by Ibram X. Kendi | August 27, 2013
The new ‘bookumentary’ balances my desire for academic material that is intellectually stim [...] Read more

Reflection on Original March on Washington

by Ronald L. Carter | August 22, 2013
On August 28, 1963, some 250,000 people endured the sweltering sun and heat to participate in t [...] Read more

Connecting the Dots From Trayvon Martin to Stop and Frisk Ruling

by William Spriggs | August 19, 2013
The need to discuss race is not just one of justice — though justice is the fabric of any sus [...] Read more

How Should We React to White Student Unions?

by Ibram X. Kendi | August 15, 2013
White student unions are growing in popularity on college campuses. [...] Read more