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 Race-Neutral Delusion: Randall Kennedy on the End of Affirmative Action
London Review of Books

Academic Hierarchies Are an Uphill Struggle for Black Women

Nathan Turner Jr., on Being U of Alabama’s First Black Undergrad in Journalism
Birmingham Times

Professor, UVA Library Team Up to Explore Black Roots of Local Farm
UVA Today

Penn State Faculty Receives Threatening Emails, Urges University to Take Steps Toward Racial Justice
Daily Collegian
(Penn State University)

US Africa Institute, ASU Partner to Advance College Access for Black Students
ASU News

Virginia Commonwealth University Will Not Require Students to Take Class on Racism
Lynchburg News & Advance

Black Girls Go to Yale Initiative
New York Amsterdam News

Impressed by Israeli Science, Black Universities Plan Student and Faculty Exchanges
Times of Israel

Affirmative Action Improved Public Health — and Carried a High Personal Cost for Black Physicians

It’s Time for a Federal Ban on Hair Discrimination
The Education Trust

Harvard Overhauls College Application in Wake of Affirmative Action Decision
Harvard Crimson

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