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What’s in a Name? After Years of Student Activism, Universities Rename Campus Buildings

by | July 16, 2020 After Black Lives Matter protests across the country, universities face an ongoing flood of pet Read more

Minoritized Senior Faculty in Higher Education, Please Stand Up

by Sydney Freeman, Jr. and Donna Y. Ford | July 8, 2020
Recently, the tenure denials of faculty such as Sibrina Collins at the College of Wooster, Lorg [...] Read more

Faculty of Color Confront Extra Obstacles on the Road to Tenure

by | July 1, 2020
Dr. Paul C. Harris, an education professor at the University of Virginia, was offered promotion [...] Read more

What Role Should Higher Education Play in Combating Racism?

by | June 24, 2020
As anti-racist protests continue across the nation in response to the death of George Floyd – [...] Read more

Our Children are Watching: Teachers, What are Your Non-Verbal Messages Saying to Our Black Students?

by | June 21, 2020
Due to racial injustices – profiling in society and in schools – Black caregivers are oblig [...] Read more

Black Boys Cry Too: Let Them Be Free to Express Healthy Emotions

by | April 9, 2020
Distorted and misguided views about who is permitted to be sensitive, empathetic, and demonstra [...] Read more

When Inhumanity ‘Trumps’ a Fundamental Basic Need to Live and Learn

by | March 7, 2020
Far too many families live in food deserts – low income communities, more than a mile from a [...] Read more

Supporting Black Students When They are Further Traumatized in School

by | February 23, 2020
There is no question that student trauma is on the rise and some school professionals are part [...] Read more

The Power and Problems of Language When Used by Leaders with Power and Privilege

by Donna Y. Ford | December 16, 2019
I am beyond outraged when Purdue President Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. (or anyone for that matter) [...] Read more

New Research Journal Focuses on Gifted and High-Achieving Minority Groups

by | September 30, 2019
A newly launched peer-review journal is scheduled to publish in Spring 2020 and will examine ac [...] Read more

OSU’s College of Education is Making Diverse Faculty Hiring a Top Priority

by | June 3, 2019
The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology has recruited some of the [...] Read more

Academics, Experts Share Diversity Dreams for 2019

| January 2, 2019
With 2018 in the rearview mirror and 2019 in the windshield, Diverse asked some academics and o [...] Read more

A Passionate Advocate for Gifted and Special Education Equity

| September 25, 2018
Dr. Donna Y. Ford did it for her son. She was single and 18 when she gave birth to Khyle, and h [...] Read more

Foundation Offers Recent Graduates $5,000 to Move to Ohio City

by | March 1, 2018
Earlier this week, the city council of Hamilton, Ohio unanimously endorsed a plan that will off [...] Read more

How Gifted Education Fuels Injustices

by Donna Y. Ford | January 22, 2016
Black students represent 19% of the public schools population but only 10% of gifted programs. [...] Read more
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