Posts tagged: George Floyd - Diverse

HBCU Alabama State Starts Process to Remove Racist Names From Campus Buildings

| June 11, 2020
The historically Black Alabama State University said it is getting ready to remove the names of [...] Read more

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

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’

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

No Justice, No Peace: How to Come to Terms with Your Own Anti-Blackness

by Claudia García-Louis & Nichole Margarita Garcia |
Handcuffed, forcefully pinned down on the asphalt, backed by the heavy weight of a body, knee p [...] Read more

Students, Faculty Rally Around University President Who Canceled Ivanka Trump’s Speech

| June 10, 2020
Wichita State University president Jay Golden’s job may be in jeopardy because he canceled Iv [...] Read more

Two University Presidents Apologize for Their Comments on George Floyd Protests

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

HBCU Texas Southern Offers George Floyd’s Daughter a Full Scholarship If She Attends

Texas Southern University (TSU), a historically Black institution, said it will offer a full sc [...] Read more

Rowan U Won’t Reappoint an Ex-Police Officer Who Killed a Black Teen in 1994

| June 9, 2020
Amid a “national spotlight on social justice and police matters,” Rowan University said the [...] Read more

U of Alabama to Take Down Three Confederate Memorial Plaques

As the nation continues to ask itself tough and vital questions on racism following the death o [...] Read more

Troy University Fires its Police Chief Over George Floyd Comments

Troy University on Tuesday fired its chief of police John McCall for his “inflammatory” com [...] Read more

Can the Racial and Economic Justice Movement Help Advance Equity in Higher Education?

by Yves Salomon-Fernández |
While still not universally embraced, there is a growing recognition that the Black Lives Matte [...] 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

Another University Professor in the Spotlight for ‘Vile’ Comments on Minorities

| June 8, 2020
Two petitions to fire University of North Carolina Wilmington professor Mike Adams for his infl [...] Read more

U of Nevada Police Chief: I Know We Let Our Community Down in the Past

The University of Nevada’s police chief Todd Renwick has acknowledged that campus police “l [...] 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