Racial Slurs Written on the Home of the President of the University of California

Michael V. Drake was named the 21st president of the University of California in 2020. He is the only African American president in the 155-year history of the university system.

Four HBCUs Targeted by Bomb Threats Receive Funds for Mental Health Services

The funds are part of the Project School Emergency Response to Violence program. Project SERV funds short-term education-related services for local educational agencies and institutions of higher education to help them recover from a violent or traumatic event in which the learning environment has been disrupted.

Report Finds That Large Numbers of Black Students Are Not Comfortable on Ohio Campuses

A new study by the Ohio Black Student Association finds that large numbers of Black students at colleges and universities in the state reported negative experiences relating to their race. The project surveyed students at nine public four-year universities and three private universities.

Highland Community College Agrees to Reform Allegedly Biased Disciplinary Procedures

The U.S. Justice Department has announced a settlement agreement with Highland Community College to resolve the department’s investigation into allegations that Black students experienced discriminatory treatment in many aspects of campus life, including discipline, housing, and interactions with campus security officers.

Department of Education’s Latest Data on Campus Hate Crimes

In 2020, of the more than 21,200 criminal incidents that occurred on the campuses of postsecondary institutions and were reported to police or security agencies, 571 incidents were classified as hate crimes. In 2020, race was the motivating bias in more than half of on-campus hate crimes.

Report Alleges Hostile Racial Environment in the School of Education at the University of...

The report followed the departure of four women of color faculty from the School of Education. The report stated that these women had been “pushed out” through various microaggressions and other abuses.

Alleged Racial Incident at Soccer Match at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina

Members of the soccer team at Virginia State University were subjected to racial slurs and taunting by fans at a match at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina. During the game, the fans reportedly yelled the N-word and made monkey noises aimed at Virginia State student-athletes.

Racial Slurs Allegedly Shouted at Illinois State University Basketball Game

After the game, Norfolk State head coach Robert Jones posted on social media: “I’m not letting anybody call my players a racial slur. Those are my kids and I will fight for them. We have come too far in society to be called the N-word at a college basketball game.”

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