Posts tagged: Racism - Diverse

Thoughts on Jussie Smollett for My Diversity and Media Class

by | February 25, 2019
When you teach a course called “Diversity in Media”, Jussie Smollett provided one heck of a [...] Read more

Grambling State University: Where Students Are CELEBRATED, Not Tolerated

by Robert T. Palmer & Janelle L. Williams | February 22, 2019
About 5 years ago, researchers studying Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) co [...] Read more

MICA President Releases Memo, Apologizes for Racist History

by | February 21, 2019
Samuel Hoi, president of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) has recently released a c [...] Read more

Robeson Centennial Celebration Inspires New Diversity Efforts at Rutgers

by | February 13, 2019
In celebrating the 100th anniversary of the graduation of one of its most famous alumni, Rutger [...] Read more

NEA, VEA Call for VA Gov. Ralph Northam’s Resignation

by | February 4, 2019
Two education organizations have called for the resignation of  Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam af [...] Read 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 [...] Read more

AAC&U Encourages U.S. Institutions to Promote National Day of Racial Healing

by | January 16, 2019
The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) asks U.S. colleges and univer [...] Read more

A Revived “North Star” Emerges

by Pearl Stewart | January 14, 2019
Beginning next month, an updated North Star, founded by activist journalist Shaun King and edit [...] Read more

Don’t Wait – Meditate

by Benajmin Harris | January 10, 2019
The Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimates that 40 million adults age 18 and o [...] Read more

Former Lehigh University Student Charged with Poisoning Roommate

by | December 20, 2018
Yukai Yang, a former chemistry major at Lehigh University, is charged with attempted murder aft [...] Read more

2018 Higher Education Highlights

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Like the year before, 2018 has proven to be an important year for issues relating to diversity, [...] Read more

How We Look at Each Other

by | December 13, 2018
The random encounters of strangers are among the best means to assess attitudes about race. [...] Read more

Columbia University Condemns Racist Rant by White Sophomore

by | December 11, 2018
Columbia University has condemned a “racially charged incident” after a video went viral on [...] Read more

UNC Faculty Demand Involvement in ‘Silent Sam’s’ Future, Teaching Assistants Promise Strike

by | December 10, 2018
On Friday, the University of North Carolina (UNC) Faculty Council called for university system [...] Read more

UNC Chapel Hill Proposes to Move ‘Silent Sam’ into New $5M Building

by | December 4, 2018
After speculation about where to house the Confederate statue ‘Silent Sam’ that was toppled [...] Read more