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African Americans

Jan 19, 2022
Compton College created a new position focused on the academic needs of Black and Latino men. Campus leaders believe they’re at the forefront of a new and long overdue trend.

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November 9, 2022
We must improve completion rates for students of color—but we also can’t keep funneling them to a system that doesn’t meet their needs, Wil Del Pilar and Dhanfu E. Elston write.
September 20, 2022
Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan should be understood in the context of the GI Bill’s exclusionary legacy, Melvin Hines writes.
July 5, 2022
Following on his university’s first Juneteenth celebration, Thomas A. Parham reflects on how higher education can make substantive change to support Black excellence.
June 7, 2022
Predominantly Black institutions need more attention and funding, Kurt L. Schmoke and Zaldwaynaka Scott write.
June 3, 2022
A killed book review and resulting racist backlash reveal the extent of white gatekeeping, ally performativity and outright racism in academe, Ambereen Dadabhoy and Erik Wade write.
February 15, 2022
In fumbling the renaming of a building that honored a Ku Klux Klan leader, the University of Alabama avoids real racial redress, Antar A. Tichavakunda writes.
February 10, 2022
​The bomb threats against historically Black colleges and universities last week are yet another instance of white supremacy and terrorism, David G. Embrick and Johnny E. Williams write.
January 19, 2022
Compton College created a new position focused on the academic needs of Black and Latino men. Campus leaders believe they’re at the forefront of a new and long overdue trend.
June 2, 2021
President Biden has released a plan to tackle racial wealth disparities in the United States, but he excluded the cancellation of student loan debt, which experts argue is one of the biggest parts of the problem.
May 8, 2019
Johns Hopkins students are refusing to leave administration building until officials cancel plans to form an armed police force. Activists are worried about the potential for racial profiling.

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