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.

The Campus Walkout That Led to America’s First Black Studies Department

Diversity, Inclusion Is Important in Graduate School Programs
The Daily Cougar
(University of Houston)

How to Encourage More Black Women to Pursue STEM Careers

Haunting Mystery Solved in Desegregation of Fredericksburg School

How a Floating School Bypassed Racist Laws in pre-Civil War St. Louis
FOX2 Now

Gloria Gilmer Becomes First Black Woman Mathematician to Have Research Papers in Library of Congress
ABC News

How Teachers Can Shield Students from Harm as Debates Rage over Race and Gender
The 74 Million

Meet the Black Moms Mobilizing Parents in Schools

New Jersey Is Becoming More Diverse. So, Why Aren’t There More Teachers of Color?

How American Educators Can Better Teach the History of Slavery

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