Views - Higher Education

Sustaining the Future of HBCUs

by Dr. Robert Jennings | January 6, 2013
Almost every institution in America, if not the world, is seeking ways to enhance its stability [...] Read more

NFL’s Griffin, Wilson Following Ashe’s Lead

by G.E. Branch III | January 2, 2013
In 1989, trailblazing tennis player and activist Arthur Ashe said that he knew there were Black [...] Read more

New Year’s Resolution for Hampton University: Remove Hair Code

by Dr. Ibram H. Rogers | December 30, 2012
Time has come for this top-flight school to eschew flagrant assimilation and accommodation to a [...] Read more

Managing Media During the Holidays

by Glenn G. Sparks | December 24, 2012
Nearly 100 million Americans will travel during the coming holiday season to visit friends or f [...] Read more

Paradox of Gun Reactions to Connecticut Shooting

by Dr. Ibram H. Rogers | December 18, 2012
Our academics who live to think need to figure a comprehensive approach to gun control. [...] Read more

HBCUs’ Self-Inflicted Wounds, Friendly Fire and Other Consequential Outcomes

by Diverse Staff | December 16, 2012
.The high turnover rate in leadership at the nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universit [...] Read more

Cooper Protests for Free Tuition and a ‘Better Future’

by Dr. Ibram H. Rogers | December 12, 2012
“We live in a world where massive student debt and the rising cost of higher education remain [...] Read more

Black Men Face Cycle of Hostility, Vulnerability and Victimization

by Elwood Watson | December 6, 2012
There’s something very disturbing about how many people devalue and disregard Black life—in [...] Read more

Tie Government Funding to Ending College Athletics’ Discriminatory Hiring Practices

by Kevin B. Blackistone | December 4, 2012
Research shows that 90 percent of college presidents, 87.5 percent of athletic directors, and a [...] Read more

New Mind-Boggling Evidence Proves SAT Bias

by | December 2, 2012
After reading a recent post I wrote, a Diverse reader pointed me toward a study which strongly [...] Read more

A Crisis in Black Studies at Temple University

by | November 25, 2012
In the last few days, the graduate students in the Department of African American Studies (AAS) [...] Read more

Prescient ‘First Black President’ Still Trying to Steer Youth in Positive Direction

by Howard Mann | November 21, 2012
A quarter-century before Barack Hussein Obama was elected as president, he was portrayed by Den [...] Read more

‘Merit Plea’ Inherently Racist as Argument Against Affirmative Action

by Ibram H. Rogers | November 19, 2012
As many of you know, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Thursday declared M [...] Read more

The Exposed Bigotry of Generation ‘Y’ Manifests Itself

by Dr. Elwood Watson | November 15, 2012
Dr. Elwood Watson is a professor of history and African-American studies at East Tennessee Sta [...] Read more

Morehouse Alumnus Welcomes Dr. John S. Wilson Jr. to ‘The House’

by Marcus E. Edwards | November 14, 2012
The nation’s only college committed to the education of Black men has named its 11th presiden [...] Read more