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.

Equity in Sports Has Focused on Gender, Not Race. So Gaps Persist.
The New York Times

Three Professors of Color Depart from University of Denver, Citing Systemic Inequities
Insight Into Diversity

Outgoing Huston-Tillotson President Knows It’s Wise to ‘Leave the Party When You’re Having Fun’
KUT 90.5

Beyond Increments: Black Perspectives on Representation in the Life Sciences

In The American Public Education System, Black Children Are The New Cotton

Documentary Details Struggles and Successes of First-Generation Black Law Students
Insight Into Diversity

How Many Communities Segregate Their Schools by Unspoken Design?
Daily Kos

Jamaican-American Woman Receives University Degree at 96
St. Kitts & Nevis Observer

College Baseball Intent on Increasing Black Players, Coaches
Philadelphia Inquirer

Columbia Theological Seminary Students Object to Firing of Black Administrator
Religion News Service

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