Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

magazineFrom time to time, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links presented direct the reader to articles from many different points of view that deal with issues of African Americans in higher education. The articles selected do not necessarily reflect the views of the editorial board of JBHE.

We invite subscribers to e-mail us or tweet @jbhedotcom with suggestions of articles for inclusion in this feature.

Why U.S. Still Needs a Civil Rights Movement

Mission and Means Are in Sync at Howard University
The Washington Post

At Southern University New Orleans, the Glass Can Be Half-Full or Half-Empty
The Times-Picayune

MLK’s Dream Not Yet Realized at College Graduation – It’s Not Even Close
Bridge Magazine

Justice Department Bids to Trap Poor, Black Children in Ineffective Schools
The Washington Post

Society Is Becoming Less Equal, Less Just: And Higher Education Appears to Be Following Suit
The Guardian

Xavier Rebounds After the Devastation of Katrina
The Advocate

University of South Dakota Coach Led the Fight to Integrate College Basketball in the 1950s
University of South Dakota Communications

A Young Black Scientist Making History

U.S. Explores How to Increase Diversity Without Prejudice
Times Higher Education

Fighting the Dropout Rate for African American Youth
KALW Public Radio

“Black to School” Series Highlights Painful Experiences of Minority Students on Christian Campuses
The Christian Post

Scholars Find a Home in African American Male Scholars Initiative
The University News

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