Posts tagged: History - Diverse


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GW History Dept. to Dr. Jessica Krug: Resign

by | September 8, 2020 George Washington University’s Department of History has responded to the news that one i Read more

George Floyd’s Death Has Revived Renaming Efforts as Institutions Reckon With Legacies of Racism

by Pearl Stewart | August 23, 2020
Pervasive demands for social justice following the death of George Floyd in police custody have [...] Read more

The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Revisited in ‘The Sword and The Shield’

by | July 6, 2020
As the nation witnesses around-the-clock Black Lives Matter protests, Dr. Peniel E. Joseph’s [...] Read more

Following Petition, Georgia State Creates Center Dedicated to African Diaspora

by | June 26, 2020
Georgia State University — home to the largest student body of any higher ed institution in t [...] Read more

At a Loss for Words After George Floyd: Three Actions in Lieu of Statements

by Patrice Rankine | June 16, 2020
Race is foundational to our nation, its original sin. We live in a racist society, so we all do [...] Read more

The Integrated Liberal Arts Approach: The Curricular Vaccine Higher Education Needs Now More Than Ever

by Pareena G. Lawrence | May 19, 2020
Perhaps the COVID-19 pandemic that we are all battling on a global scale will serve as a great [...] Read more

Two History Professors Chronicle the Lives of the First Black Scholars Hired at PWIs

by Lois Elfman | February 13, 2020
Dr. David Canton, associate professor of history at Connecticut College, is working on a biogra [...] Read more

Remembering Dr. Alain LeRoy Locke, the Man Behind the Harlem Renaissance

by B. Denise Hawkins | February 10, 2020
Dr. Alain LeRoy Locke, a longtime Howard University professor, art critic, Harvard-educated wri [...] Read more

How Dr. Hasan Jeffries is Rethinking the Way We Teach Black History

by | February 7, 2020
As a teenager in 1980s Brooklyn, Dr. Hasan Jeffries tried piecing together two different storie [...] Read more

2020 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Que-Lam Huynh

by Lois Elfman | January 29, 2020
Studying issues of ethnic minority identity and marginalization comes naturally to Dr. Que-Lam [...] Read more

University of Cincinnati to Remove Slave Owner’s Name From its College of Arts and Sciences

by | December 17, 2019
The University of Cincinnati (UC) board of trustees unanimously voted to discontinue the school [...] Read more

Diversity, Ukraine, and Impeachment

by | November 16, 2019
There’s a diversity angle in the impeachment hearings you may have overlooked.It’s not just [...] Read more

Higher Ed’s Impeachment Role

by | November 4, 2019
Make no mistake, Higher Ed must play a role in impeachment. Not as partisans. But as the contex [...] Read more

Our Shared History

by | October 24, 2019
People are ignorant of history, even their own. [...] Read more

William & Mary Granted $1M to Research Slave Legacy

by | August 5, 2019
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has granted the College of William & Mary $1 million to res [...] Read more
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