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Clemson U to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Political Leader From its Honors College

| June 12, 2020
Clemson University will remove the name of John C. Calhoun, a pro-slavery political leader and [...] Read more

Pledging to Disrupt Systemic Racism in Higher Education Advocacy

by Kyle Southern |
I have sat uncomfortably on raised chairs during enough panels with only other White speakers. [...] Read more

More Than 60 California Community College Presidents Form Alliance to Actively Combat Campus Racism

by | June 11, 2020
The University of Southern California’s Race & Equity Center launches the California Communit [...] Read more

U of Louisiana Monroe, Texas State U Fire Staff, Faculty for Racist Comments

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The University of Louisiana Monroe said it has fired one faculty member and started the process [...] Read more

A 2020 Black College Graduate Got Merriam-Webster to Expand the Definition of ‘Racism’

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Following the brutal death of George Floyd in police custody, Kennedy Mitchum, a May 2020 gradu [...] Read more

Thousands of Scientists Went on Strike Wednesday to Protest Racism in STEM, Academia

| June 10, 2020
Thousands of scientists and researchers in the U.S. and around the world went on strike on Wedn [...] Read more

Two University Presidents Apologize for Their Comments on George Floyd Protests

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The presidents of Bradley and Illinois Wesleyan universities have apologized for their comments [...] Read more

A U of Iowa Coach Put on Leave After Black Former Players Accuse Him of Racism

| June 9, 2020
A University of Iowa coach has been placed on administrative leave after many Black former play [...] Read more

It’s Time for Higher Education Institutions to Stop Ignoring Protests Against Systemic Police Violence

by Brandon C. M. Allen |
As higher education institutions often pride themselves on being “welcoming for all”, it is [...] Read more

Five Books That Every White Ally Should Read on Black Lives

by Adriel A. Hilton | June 8, 2020
Over the past several weeks, an increasingly number of White colleagues and friends have reache [...] Read more

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi Joins Boston University to Lead New Antiracist Research Center

by | June 4, 2020
Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, one of the most sought-after scholars on racism in America, will join Bosto [...] Read more

U of Central Florida Professor Tweets About ‘Black Privilege,’ Many Want Him Fired

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University of Central Florida (UCF) students and many others are calling for the institution to [...] Read more

Mo Williams: Top Black Student-Athletes Should Switch to HBCUs

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To protest systemic racism, Black student-athletes enrolled in Division I (D-I) institutions sh [...] Read more

A Battle for the Soul of Our Nation

by Thomas Parham |
Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a long way from Brunswick, Georgia and Louisville, Kentucky. Yet the [...] Read more

UVA and Harvard Presidents Criticized for Their Responses to George Floyd’s Death

by | June 2, 2020
Jim Ryan and Dr. Lawrence Bacow, the presidents of the University of Virginia (UVA) and Harvard [...] Read more