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.

What’s Keeping Black Students From Studying Abroad?
The Atlantic

Number of Black Families Homeschooling More Than Doubled in Four Years
Heartland Institute

The Untold Narrative of Black Men in the United States
Center for American Progress

I Was the Black Guy in a White Frat
Salon

Why Are Black Colleges Struggling? And What Are Funders Doing About That?
Inside Philanthropy

Plan to Engage 10,000 Diaspora Scholars in African Higher Education
UKZAMBIANS

Education Is Not Great Equalizer for Black Americans
NBC News

The University of Oklahoma, Racism, and the Segregation of College Sports
Think Progress

The Legacy of Duke’s First Janitor
Duke Magazine

Experts Say Africa Needs Sharp Increase in Spending on Higher Education
Vibe Ghana

Finishing the Course: South Carolina State University Says Grad Rates Don’t Tell Whole Story
The Times and Democrat

List of Fraternity and Sorority Incidents at Colleges and Universities Involving Race
Fox News

American Baptist College Under Fire for Openly Gay Speaker
WSMV

Representative Alma Adams Works to Support Historically Black Colleges
McClatchy DC

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