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
Deferred Dreams of Brown and Grutter
Some Schools May Not Be Teaching African American History or Other Courses Required by Law but There’s No Consequences
While Colleges Spend Hundreds Of Millions On Diversity Offices, A Majority Of Students Report Zero or Negative Impact
Rich White Student’s Acceptance to Tulane University Was Based on Fake Story of Being a Black Tennis Star
Teaching Black History – Emancipating the Narrative
In Academia, Support for Diversity Is Very Selective
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.