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
California Banned Affirmative Action in 1996. Inside the UC Struggle for Diversity
Why Scientists Must Stand for Affirmative Action and Against Scientific Racism
Clearing the Path for Future Black Physicists
Why Black Faculty Are Questioning Penn State’s Commitment to Diversity, Anti-Racism
Women of Color Athletics Supports Community, Advocacy
Georgia State University’s Department of Africana Studies Commemorates 1992 Sit-In That Led to the Department’s Creation
This New Report Details the Educational Barriers Black Students Face in Greater Pittsburgh
Daniel Smith, 90, Dies; Thought to Be the Last Child of an Enslaved Person
Report Established by State Senator Art Haywood Uncovers Racism in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education
"Ultimately, Pennsylvania's leaders and institutions should respect the dignity of all students," says Senator Art Haywood. "The work to ensure that dignity is intact for Pennsylvania's Students of Color continues with this report in hopes that one day the work will no longer be required."
"I appreciate the support I have received from my faculty and trainee colleagues here at UC San Diego along with colleagues from around the world," says Dr. Gyamfi-Bannerman. "Together we will work to advance our field and our reach, improving patient outcomes and eliminating health disparities."
The National Association of Realtors has found that although homeownership rates in American are steadily increasing, the rate of Black homeownership has experienced significantly less growth than White, Asian, and Hispanic homeownership since 2012.
“As a servant leader, I am confident I will be an effective President for the University of the Virgin Islands and will remain humble and grounded with a sincere desire to improve outcomes and the lives of students, faculty, staff, and the community," says Safiya George, who will assume the role of president of the University of the Virgin Islands this summer.