Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

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.

We invite subscribers to e-mail us or tweet @jbhedotcom with suggestions of articles for inclusion in this feature.

Tulane Med School Alumni Call for Change After Black Residency Director Sidelined

Africana Studies Fosters Broad Intellectual Perspectives That Lead to Impactful Careers
University of South Florida Newsroom

From One Milestone to the Next: African American Studies at the University of Florida
University of Florida College of Liberal Arts & Sciences News

Texas’ Oldest Black University Was Built on a Former Plantation. Its Students Still Fight a Legacy of Voter Suppression.
Texas Tribune

Alumni, University of Oregon Work to Foster Black Sororities and Fraternities
Around the O
(University of Oregon)

The Trailblazing Life of Michigan State University’s First African American Faculty Member
Michigan State University College of Arts & Letters News

We Didn’t Need Loretta Lynch’s Report to Tell Us DPS Is Anti-Black
The Daily Orange
(Syracuse University)

I Didn’t Realize Just How Draining Campus Racism Was Until My College Went Online
Huffington Post

The Interests of African American Students Will NOT Be Passed By
Blue Virginia

At Rutgers University, a New Effort Is Underway to Confront Ties to Slavery
The Record (North Jersey)

What It’s Like Being Afro-Latinx on Campus
The Signal
(Georgia State University)

Black at Rice: Tamara Siler Talks Admissions and Attending Rice in the ‘80s
The Rice Thresher
(Rice University)

Cornell Charges Students $1,800 for Racially-Segregated Rock Climbing Class, Frantically Scrubs Website When Confronted
BizPac Review

How the Story of Remus Robinson Relates to Current Racial Disparities in Healthcare
Michigan Radio

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