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Allow Me To Reintroduce Myself: A Message on Behalf of Greatly Underinvested, Often Forgotten Historically Black Colleges and Universities

by D. Jamar Simmons | October 13, 2020 To say that 2020 has been one of the most abnormally jagged and oddly long years serves as an u Read more

CDF Appoints Its First New CEO As Founder and Civil Rights Leader Steps Down

by | September 3, 2020
For the first time in its 47 year history, The Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) will undergo [...] Read more

What Do We Tell Our Children, Our Students?

by Quinton T. Ross, Jr. | June 3, 2020
For the past few days, I, like many others, have been viewing through the lens of the media, th [...] Read more

Racists Can Be Nice — But Dangerous

by | April 20, 2020
I have a hypothesis about bigotry. My colleagues in the civil rights movement might not like it [...] Read more

How Dr. Hasan Jeffries is Rethinking the Way We Teach Black History

by | February 7, 2020
As a teenager in 1980s Brooklyn, Dr. Hasan Jeffries tried piecing together two different storie [...] Read more

Funeral Scheduled on Saturday for Former Gary Mayor Richard Gordon Hatcher

by | December 17, 2019
Richard Gordon Hatcher, the first Black mayor of Gary, Indiana, died Dec. 13 at the age of 86. [...] Read more

Tuskegee Receives $50,000 Grant to Preserve Civil Rights History

by | December 11, 2019
The National Park Service (NPS) recently awarded a $50,000 grant to Tuskegee University to help [...] Read more

Our Shared History

by | October 24, 2019
People are ignorant of history, even their own. [...] Read more

$60K Raised to Preserve Nina Simone’s Childhood Home

by | October 2, 2019
The childhood home of civil rights activist and singer Nina Simone will be restored, thanks to [...] Read more

A New Trail in Tuskegee Commemorates the City’s Civil Rights History

by | September 4, 2019
A new trail – called the Civil Rights and Historical Trail – will run through the city of T [...] 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

Brown University Building Renamed After First Black Graduates

by | September 26, 2018
Brown University president Dr. Christina Paxson has announced it will rename one its most utili [...] Read more

Civil Rights Activist to Speak at Shenandoah University

by | September 6, 2018
On Monday, Sept. 10 American feminist, leader and civil rights activist, Dolores Huerta will ho [...] Read more

Scholars Remember the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin

by | August 16, 2018
The academic world took to social media and other venues yesterday to remember a legendary arti [...] Read more

Ole Miss Alumni to Induct Civil Rights Legend James Meredith

by Pearl Stewart | July 27, 2018
James Meredith, the man who integrated the University of Mississippi in 1962 with the help of f [...] Read more
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