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
After Starving Black Colleges of Funding for Decades, Government Should Pay Up
Edward Waters University’s Future Looking Bright as It Continues to Transform
Colleges Strike Varied Paths as Ties to Slavery, Controversial Leaders Are Brought to Light
Classroom Segregation Endures in North Carolina
Facing Financial Struggles, This NC HBCU Seeks Community Input for Revitalization Plan
Black Men in White Coats: Physicians Share Their Stories
Resources for Black College Students Wherever You Go to School
The Financial Struggles Facing HBCUs and Students
What Good Are African American Studies Departments?
Science Must Be for Everyone
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.
Morakinyo A.O. Kuti has been named president of historically Black Central State University in Ohio. Dr. Kuti has held numerous leadership roles in his tenure with the university, most recently serving as vice president of research and economic development.
Scholars from the University of Alabama created an online database housing information on the history of slavery on the university's campus. The new website is the latest effort in a larger initiative from the Consortium of Universities Studying Slavery to uncover the history of enslaved individuals who labored for colleges and universities across the world.