Each week, 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.
Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers
Whose Interests Do College Diversity Officers Serve?
Consider a College With a Focus on Minority Students
Historically Black Schools Pay the Price for a Football Paycheck
Higher Learning and Black Folk
Public Interest Groups Are Calling on Education Dept. to Track Racial Disparities in Student Lending
The Right Way to Hire and Train Minority Engineers
Cruelty to Black Students
Black Education Leaders Fight NAACP on Charter Schools
Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University, will direct the newly established Black Film Project, an initiative aiming to support independent films focusing on Black history and culture.
Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education.
In a recent December upload, the Yale University Library added a collection of papers from Black poet Langston Hughes to the school's online archive. The collection contains correspondence between Hughes and other authors and civil rights activists of his time.
In 2022, African Americans earned 1.2 percent of all mathematics and statistics doctorates, 1.2 percent of all doctorates in computer science, 1.7 percent of all doctorates in chemistry, and only 1.7 percent of all doctorates awarded in engineering disciplines.