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
Being Black on a Campus That Cut Black Studies
The Dilemma of the Black Intellectual
This Week Marks the 25th Anniversary of California’s Ban on Affirmative Action
Our Accelerated Faculty Diversity Efforts
New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Longitudinal Track Prepares Medical Students for Leadership Roles
Georgia School Pressed for Memorial to Black Neighborhood
Wave of Black Studies Programs at Canadian Universities a Long Time Coming
Sociologist Examines Black Suburbs
Through analyzing data from the United States Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation, the Pew Research Center found that Black-owned businesses make up 3 percent of companies and earn 1 percent of gross revenue in the United States.
Dr. Martin Lemelle has been serving as executive vice president and chief financial officer at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
“It is important to understand how race and racism shape children’s earliest school experiences,” wrote study author, Dr. Calvin Zimmerman. “Even for students as young as 6 years old, schools perpetuate existing social and educational inequalities.”
Johnnetta Betsch Cole Appointed President-In-Residence of the United Negro College Fund Capital Campaign
“With her immense expertise and passion for education, Dr. Cole will play a pivotal role in advancing the goals of our capital campaign and UNCF’s mission of ensuring equal access to higher education for underrepresented students of color,” said Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and chief executive officer of the United Negro College Fund.