Posts tagged: Civil Rights - Diverse


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Is Mispronouncing Kamala Harris’ Name a Jab at Her Citizenship and Heritage?

by Anne C. Bailey | November 10, 2020 When Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris was first picked by Joe Biden to be his running mate, f Read more

Oklahoma State University Renames Two Buildings After First Black Student

by | October 26, 2020
Oklahoma State University has renamed two buildings on its Stillwater campus after civil rights [...] Read more

Say Their Names, But Not the N-Word

by Douglas M. Haynes | September 30, 2020
The current reckoning about anti-Blackness in the United States is exposing the limits of solid [...] Read more

Coach John Thompson, Jr. in Retrospect

by Joshua Wright | September 8, 2020
Coach John Thompson, Jr. died on August 30, 2020, at the age of 78.  He redefined college bask [...] Read more

University of Kentucky Partners With NAACP to Establish New Research Initiative

by Walter Hudson | August 6, 2020
The University of Kentucky is partnering with the National Association for the Advancement of C [...] Read more

Fisk University Names Social Justice Institute After Alumnus and Late Congressman John Lewis

by | July 28, 2020
The historically Black Fisk University will name its recently launched institute for social jus [...] Read more

John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, Dies at 80

| July 19, 2020
John Robert Lewis, civil rights icon and longtime Congressman, died on Friday after a six-month [...] Read more

$14 Million Grant for Various Colleges, Institutions to Preserve Civil Rights History

by | April 13, 2020
A number of institutions, including colleges, have received varying portions of a $14 million g [...] Read more

Ed Department Releases Webinar, Fact Sheet On Ensuring Civil Rights During Pandemic

by | March 17, 2020
The Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education released a webinar and fact she [...] Read more

Auburn U’s First Black Student to Receive Degree 51 Years Later

by | February 28, 2020
Harold Franklin, the first African American student to integrate Auburn University in 1964, wil [...] Read more

Southern University Law Center Joins ‘Universities Studying Slavery’, a 40+ School Consortium

by | February 6, 2020
Southern University Law Center (SULC) is the latest of 40+ schools to join a consortium titled [...] Read more

Beware the Racist Who Claims to Be “Rational”

by | January 21, 2020
Among the most dangerous arguments for racial profiling are the most rational. They are persuas [...] Read more

Patricia Turner Walters Donates $2.5M in Art Pieces to Howard University

by | January 18, 2020
Patricia Turner Walters donated a $2.5 million art collection to Howard University in honor of [...] Read more

Un-Civil Rights: America’s Fear of Diversity in 2020

by | January 12, 2020
Have the war protests started? Are your students beginning to wonder about military service and [...] Read more

Stop Using Asian Americans to Defend Against Disparities, Then Rejecting Them as Non-Diverse

by | December 4, 2019
Asian Americans are ambiguous in civil rights. Perhaps Asian Americans themselves are ambivalen [...] Read more
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