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.

Entrepreneur Lillian Lambert on Being the First Black Woman to Graduate From Harvard Business School
Sarasota

Being Black at UChicago
The Chicago Maroon
(University of Chicago)

Pursuing Academic Excellence in a University in Africa
University World News

Fired for Criticizing His Administration and Discussing Racism, Indiana Professor Sues
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education

New Research Looks for Better Ways for Schools to Recruit Teachers of Color
EdSurge

Revisiting Will Smith’s Slap and What It Means to Protect a Loved One
The Conversation

Black Professors Leave DU, Citing Campus Climate
Axios

Why HBCU Graduates Make Such Great Teachers
Forbes

Finding Teachers of Color Starts With Mentoring
CommonWealth

U.S. Orchestras Are Still Mostly White. Here’s How to Change That
Dallas Morning News

Black Teachers Are Fed Up — and They’re Quitting in Droves
Seattle Medium

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