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Sep 21, 2022
A new report details disparities in academic outcomes for Black community college students.

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September 21, 2022
A new report details disparities in academic outcomes for Black community college students.
August 30, 2022
A group of Black students started a popular TikTok account where they ask their peers questions about race and identity. Now they’re encouraging others to do the same at campuses across the country.
October 29, 2020
Since the last recession, the U.S. has made little progress on the funding gap for colleges that serve disproportionate shares of students of color. That gap may widen as the country heads into another recession.
October 28, 2020
Black campus leaders say their careers can be deeply rewarding, even as they are taxing. So why are Black employees so sharply underrepresented at the top ranks of the higher education ecosystem?
October 27, 2020
Black workers at universities are among the most vulnerable people on campuses. But they often are left out of conversations about racial justice.
October 23, 2020
Black students continuously experience, fight against and bear emotional scars from racism, which can lead to increased anxiety and poor mental health outcomes. Some colleges are just starting to address these issues.
October 22, 2020
As ethnic studies requirements are put in place in California, capping years of struggle, educators discuss why it's important to talk about race in the classroom.
October 21, 2020
Scholars discuss what it’s like to be a Black professor in 2020, who should be doing antiracist work on campus and why diversity interventions that attempt to “fix” Black academics for a rigged game miss the point entirely.
October 20, 2020
Experts agree higher education needs to do more to create equity for Black students. But more attention needs to be paid to barriers Black students face before they step foot on campus.
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