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
Most of the University of Maryland’s Founders Were Slaveholders. The 1856 Project Aims to Confront That History.
Racism, Cancel Culture, Hypocrisy at Harvard
Educators Have a Basic but Essential Role in Dismantling Racism
Unsettling the Romances of Black Feminism
Harassment of Black Students at PASSHE Schools, Questions Chancellor in Senate Hearing
Affirmative Action Is Under Attack From the Trump Administration. Colleges Must Fight Back.
African American Studies Faculty Members Send Response to Schapiro Email
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view.
Heirs property is land passed down through a family, often over multiple generations and to numerous descendants, without the use of wills or probate courts. In North Carolina, the value of land owned as heirs property is estimated at nearly $1.9 billion. Heirs property is disproportionately held by Black landowners.
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.
Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) has introduced the Minority Entrepreneurship Grant Program Act, bipartisan legislation that creates a grant program with the Small Business Administration for entrepreneurs at minority-serving institutions like historically Black colleges and universities.