Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

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The Orangeburg Massacre at 50: Historian Tells Story of Fateful Days, Nights in February 1968
The Times and Democrat

HBCUs Are Healthier and More Vital Than Graduation Rates Indicate
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

University of Maryland Must Stop Waving Aside Its Diversity Failures
The Diamondback

As Louisiana Lags Nation in African-American College Enrollment, Schools Look for Ways to Recruit the Underserved
The Advocate

Lack of Black Webster University Faculty ‘Discouraging’
Webster Journal

The Inequity of Integration
Education Week

Why the Student Debt Crisis Hits Black Borrowers Harder

College Aims to Recruit and Retain Faculty of Color
The Ithacan

It Will Take More Than Cash to Make the Problems at the Heart of Maryland’s HBCU Lawsuit Go Away
Baltimore Sun

Memphis State Eight’s Legacy Lives on at the University of Memphis
The Daily Helmsman

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