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.

What’s Going On With Black High School Graduation Rates?

‘It’s About Self-Definition’: Behind the Early Battle to Teach Black History in US Schools
The Guardian

How Deion Sanders Is Fueling the Rise of HBCU Football
Sports Illustrated

Why Inflating Grades For Black And Hispanic Kids Eventually Destroys Entire School Systems
The Federalist

Schools and Black Students’ Mental Health: The Kids Aren’t Alright
Atlanta Voice

The Woman Who Made Black Traditions a Vital Part of Music Education
Atlas Obscura

Harvard Could Really Help Historically Black Colleges
Jefferson City News Tribune

Black Alumni Criticize Cal Poly’s Use of Their Images on Banners
Mustang News
(Cal Poly San Luis Obispo)

The Rise of ‘Supertokenism’— and What Organizations Get Flat Wrong About DEI
The Philadelphia Tribune

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