Posts tagged: NAACP - Diverse
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Colleges and Universities Pause to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.

| January 16, 2020 Throughout this weekend and into the federal Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on Monday, inst Read more

University of Texas Opens Center for Black Male Students

by | October 28, 2019
University of Texas has announced its new Heman Sweatt Center for Black Males, named after the [...] Read more

Alabama Governor Apologizes for Blackface Incident in College

by | August 30, 2019
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has apologized for wearing blackface during her senior year of college at [...] Read more

A Diverse Shakespeare

by | July 25, 2019
W.E.B. DuBois would be proud of an ongoing effort to “translate” all 38 plays by William Sh [...] Read more

New Report: Student Loan Debt Widens Racial Wealth Gap

by | July 23, 2019
Student loan debt is swelling for graduates across the country. But according to a new report, [...] Read more

Voting Advocates Sue Tennessee Over Tougher New Law

| May 18, 2019
A foundation that promotes civic engagement among young Americans is among several groups that [...] Read more

Middlebury Institute Announces Benjamin Jealous as Spring Commencement Speaker

by | April 3, 2019
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies has announced that former president of the Na [...] Read more

Florida High Schooler Receives Support After Accused of Cheating on SAT Test

by | January 6, 2019
The NAACP has offered support for Kalimah Campbell, a Florida high school student who is fighti [...] Read more

New Yorker is Dartmouth’s First Black Female Student Body President

| October 17, 2018
Monik Whitney Walters isn’t afraid of people with different ideological beliefs – she likes [...] Read more

Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle and Others Receive Du Bois Medals at Harvard

by Melanie Eversley | October 11, 2018
Instead of taking a knee, Colin Kaepernick took home a prestigious award Thursday bestowed by H [...] Read more

Civil Rights Leader Makes History on Harvard Kennedy School Faculty

| August 30, 2018
Harvard Kennedy School has appointed to its senior faculty, Cornell William Brooks, the former [...] Read more

Travel and Reflections on Educating for Health Equity

by Jann Murray-Garcia | August 9, 2018
I am connected to centuries of civil rights milestones that changed reality for African-America [...] Read more

Running for Maryland Governor, Ben Jealous Puts Focus on Education

by | May 15, 2018
At 45, Ben Jealous is looking to make history by becoming Maryland’s first Black governor, ma [...] Read more

Incidences of Campus Racial Intolerance Spark Calls for Change

| May 10, 2018
Recent highly publicized incidences of racial intolerance at Duke, Yale, Colorado State and oth [...] Read more

Linda Brown, Kansas Girl at Center of 1954 Brown V. Board of Education Ruling, Dies

by Associated Press | March 26, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. – Linda Brown, the Kansas girl at the center of the 1954 U.S. Supreme Court [...] Read more
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