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 with suggestions of articles for inclusion in this feature.

The College-Going Gap Between Black and White Americans Was Always Bad. It’s Getting Worse
Hechinger Report

It Should Be Easy for Black Teens to Take College Classes
Amsterdam News

HBCU Ideals Could Be Key to Helping Our Democracy, Our Planet
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

W&L’s DeLaney Center Launches Research Project on Black Women and Desegregation
Washington & Lee Magazine

Documenting Delaware’s ‘Colored’ Schools
(University of Delaware)

New Transfer Policies Deepen the Racial and Gender Disparity in Business and Tech
Massachusetts Daily Collegian
(University of Massachusetts)

Why We Must Support African American Studies at Seton Hall
Patch Newark

Black Community College Enrollment is Plummeting. How to Get Those Students Back
The 74 Million

68-Year-Old Woman Graduates, Named Valedictorian at Kentucky’s HBCU After Growing Up in Segregation

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