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U of Central Florida Professor Tweets About ‘Black Privilege,’ Many Want Him Fired

by | June 4, 2020
University of Central Florida (UCF) students and many others are calling for the institution to [...] Read more

In the Wake of George Floyd’s Death, Prairie View A&M and Oberlin to Start Racial Justice Initiatives

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In the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody, Prairie View A&M University and Ob [...] Read more

Following George Floyd’s Death, Virginia and California Community Colleges to Review Police Training

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The community college systems of Virginia and California will review their police training curr [...] Read more

Troy University Suspends its Police Chief Over George Floyd Comments

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Troy University has suspended its chief of police John McCall after he made “inflammatory” [...] Read more

Mo Williams: Top Black Student-Athletes Should Switch to HBCUs

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To protest systemic racism, Black student-athletes enrolled in Division I (D-I) institutions sh [...] Read more

U of Minnesota Closed Partially on Thursday, the Day of George Floyd’s Memorial Service

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The University of Minnesota closed the institution from noon onward Thursday to honor George Fl [...] Read more

After Racist Posts About George Floyd, Some Colleges Expel Students, Professor Resigns

by | June 3, 2020
Some universities have taken strict action against students, and in one case, a faculty member, [...] Read more

Summit Discusses Health and Safety Issues on College Campuses

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College students' mental health and well being in a time of pandemic and their safety when new [...] Read more

Upset at Their Behavior During Protests, Clark University Cuts Ties With Police

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Upset with the behavior of local law enforcement during what it said were peaceful protests, Cl [...] Read more

UCLA ‘Troubled’ the LAPD Is Using the University Stadium as a ‘Field Jail’ During Protests

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The University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), is upset that the city’s police department i [...] Read more

What Do We Tell Our Children, Our Students?

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

UVA and Harvard Presidents Criticized for Their Responses to George Floyd’s Death

by | June 2, 2020
Jim Ryan and Dr. Lawrence Bacow, the presidents of the University of Virginia (UVA) and Harvard [...] Read more

Six Atlanta Police Officers Charged After Violent Arrest of HBCU Students

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Six police officers in Atlanta, Georgia, were on Tuesday charged following the violent arrest S [...] Read more

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren Creates Anti-Hate, Anti-Racism Coalition

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In reaction to last week’s death of George Floyd, a Black Minneapolis man who died in pol [...] Read more

A Letter to George Floyd

by Chris Gilmer |
I do not know at a biological or emotional level what it is like to be Black. White privilege w [...] Read more