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.

How Medical Schools Are Improving Access for Underrepresented Minorities
U.S. News & World Report

FAFSA Fiasco Could Keep Black Kids Out of College This Fall

How Has Colorado College Changed Its Admissions Policies After the Overturning of Affirmative Action?
The Catalyst
(Colorado College)

More Aid and Resources for Pa.’s HBCUs Would Have a Profound Impact, Leaders Say at Hearing
Philadelphia Tribune

Accepting Black People Into Cambridge Is Not an Act of Discrimination
(University of Cambridge)

I Became an African American Studies Teacher at Age 55. It’s Been Daunting — and Thrilling.

A Malawi-to-Nebraska Pipeline Changes Lives. It Also Leaves Students Broke and Stranded, They Say.
Nebraska Public Media

North Carolina HBCU Faces Battle With IRS, Risks Being Shut Down
ABC News

Honor Our Queens: Giving Homage and Healing to Black Women and Mothers
The Seattle Collegian
(Seattle Central College)

As Federal Menthol Ban Languishes, Black Smokers Are Left to the Mercy of Marketers
Rutgers Today

University of Wyoming Reluctantly Cancels Black 14 Social Justice Summer Institute
University of Wyoming News

This Is No Time to Ban DEI Initiatives in Education; We Need DEI More Than Ever
The Hechinger Report

How a Black Teacher Impacted Me
The Education Trust

William Jewell College Dedicates Freedom Walk as Part of Racial Reconciliation Commitment
The Courier-Tribune

Anti-DEI Legislation Threatens Medical School Diversity
Nonprofit Quarterly

How to Build Inclusive Mentorship Programmes for Black Students
Times Higher Education

Mississippi State Students Research Legacy of Starkville’s First Black Physician

Affirmative “Re-Action” How Major American and New York Bar Associations Are Responding to Students for Fair Admissions
Manhattan Institute

The Art in the Archive: Sourcing Black History and Heritage at Tufts
Tufts Now

Riot Pens: Diving Into The Complexities Of HBCU Activism
Essence – Girls United

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