Posts tagged: Civil Rights - Diverse


HB 142 Meets With NCAA Approval, Civil Rights Groups’ Criticism

by Catherine Morris | April 4, 2017
Critics of the bill’s replacement, House Bill 142, said that it continues the same discrimina [...] Read more

Activist, Journalist Roger Wilkins Dies

by Diverse Staff | March 27, 2017
Civil rights activist and noted journalist Roger Wilkins, who led the Community Relations Servi [...] Read more

Guillermo: Asian American Professors Suit May Expose University of Michigan

by Emil Guillermo | March 12, 2017
A married Asian American couple — both a former and current faculty member of the University [...] Read more

Offspring Ensure Civil Rights Icons’ Work Lives On

by Katti Gray | February 12, 2017
The children of 1960s civil rights icons pay homage to their parents’ legacies by tackling so [...] Read more

Rights Activists: Fight Just Getting Started

by Catherine Morris | January 22, 2017
Speakers said that mobilizing for protests and marches is critical, but sustained activism woul [...] Read more

Lipscomb University Celebrates Renaming of Legal Program After Civil Rights Icon

by Reginald Stuart | November 11, 2016
Lipscomb University, a private, liberal-arts institution in Nashville, celebrates the renaming [...] Read more

University of Virginia Creates Julian Bond Endowed Professorship

by Jamal Eric Watson | October 23, 2016
The University of Virginia is honoring the late Julian Bond, with an endowed professorship in h [...] Read more

Civil Rights Stalwart Jack Greenberg Dies

by Diverse Staff | October 13, 2016
Jack Greenberg, the last surviving lawyer of the Thurgood Marshall-led team that argued Brown v [...] Read more

Monticello Summit Offers Somber View of Slavery Legacy

by Catherine Morris | October 5, 2016
A public summit hosted by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation brought hundreds to Monticello for a [...] Read more

Colin Kaepernick Controversy Puts Presidential Debate in Perspective

by Emil Guillermo | September 25, 2016
Fans don’t realize it, but Colin Kaepernick knows there are more important things in life tha [...] Read more

WNBA Players Readily Step Up into Activist Role

by Lois Elfman | August 3, 2016
Experts discuss the female athletes’ civic responsibilities and whether these role models hav [...] Read more

Higher Ed, Civil Rights Groups Should Explore Areas of Convergence

by Marcus Bright | August 2, 2016
There is plenty of common ground between universities and civil rights groups that needs to be [...] Read more

Civil Rights Icon Kyles Dies, Forever Linked to King

by Jamal Eric Watson | April 28, 2016
The recent passing of the Rev. Samuel “Billy” Kyles brings into focus the steady loss of ci [...] Read more

Asian American Groups File Complaint Against Harvard

by Catherine Morris | May 17, 2015
A coalition of more than 60 Asian American organizations filed an official federal complaint ag [...] Read more
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