Black Issues in Higher Education

Black Issues in Higher Education is a magazine specializing in African American Focused topics.

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 9, June 29

An Unfortunate Reality
An Unfortunate Reality.FROM THE MAJORITY OPINION BY JUSTICE SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR:[A]ny person, of whatever race, has the right to demand that any governmental actor subject to the Constitution justify any racial classification subjecting that person to...
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Board Ousts Hatton as S. Carolina State University President: Governance Said to Be at Heart of Problems
Board Ousts Hatton As S. Carolina State University President: Governance. Said to be At Heart of ProblemsORANGEBURG, SC -- South Carolina State University President Barbara Hatton was abruptly fired by the board of trustees June 13 on the heels of a...
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Henson Leaves Alabama A&M: Search Is Underway for Sixth President
Henson Leaves Alabama A&M: Search is Underway For Sixth President.After three years as president of Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Dr. David B. Henson announced earlier this month that he is leaving the post effective August 31.Henson's...
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Howard University Hospital Loses OB-GYN Accreditation: Officials Vow to Restore Program
Howard University Hospital Loses OB-GYN Accreditation: Officials Vow to. Restore ProgramWASHINGTON, DC -- Training in the areas of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) at Howard University Hospital has been halted because of the decision by the Accreditation...
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Justice & Jurisprudence: Losing Battles and Winning Wars
Justice & Jurisprudence: Losing Battles and Winning Wars.In the June 15, 1995 edition, Lewis Laska, a white professor at formerly Black Tennessee State University says he believes the "ball has been dropped" in the Fordice litigation. Although many...
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Massey Is `the Man' AT MOREHOUSE: New President Is Trustees' Unanimous Choice
Massey Is `The Man' AT MOREHOUSE: New President is Trustees' Unanimous. ChoiceATLANTA -- After a seven-month national search, the Morehouse College board of trustees has selected an acknowledged dynamo, Dr. Walter E. Massey, as its new president.A former...
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Pedagogy & Advocacy: New Strategies and Paradigms Raise Questions about Moral and Political Neutrality in the Classroom
Pedagogy & Advocacy: New Strategies and Paradigms Raise Questions about. Moral and Political Neutrality in the ClassroomControversy, it seems, is not new to education. In fact, the heat generated from unorthodox teaching strategies and new forms...
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Robes on, Gloves Off
Robes On, Gloves Off.This night, more young Black men will conjure dreams in dungeons than in dorms. They did not get to durance vile by themselves!How were they judged?How shall we judge their judges?Do Black judges have a special role in attacking...
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Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Kansas City School Desegregation Plan
Supreme Court Casts Doubt on Kansas City School Desegregation Plan.WASHINGTON, DC -- Desegregation efforts in Kansas City, MO suffered a major setback June 12, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a lower federal court had improperly ordered the state...
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THE LAST WORD: Class of '95; We're Depending on You
THE LAST WORD: Class of '95; We're Depending On You.By this summer, thousands of young people -- the men and women who will shape much of our future -- will have received accolades and diplomas from high schools and colleges throughout the nation. The...
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TSU Regents Refuse to Renew President Horton's Contract
TSU Regents Refuse To Renew President Horton's Contract.HOUSTON -- The governing board of Texas Southern University recently informed President Joann Horton that her contract will not be renewed beyond next school year, but officials said it will be...
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Waiting in the Wings: Battle over the Citadel Means Gold for a Bystander, Converse College
Waiting in the Wings: Battle Over The Citadel Means Gold for a Bystander,. Converse CollegeCHARLESTON, SC -- No matter who wins South Carolina's battle of the sexes between Shannon Faulkner and The Citadel, Converse College has already hit the $5 million...
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Washington UPDATE: GOP Lists Options to Terminate Education Department
Washington UPDATE: GOP Lists Options to Terminate Education Department.Republicans in Congress outlined more details of their plan to terminate the U.S. Department of Education, plans that could include shipping authority for Pell Grants and Howard University's...
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Washington UPDATE: Mfume Criticizes Attacks on Affirmative Action
Washington UPDATE: Mfume Criticizes Attacks on Affirmative Action.African Americans in Congress and nationwide will not let affirmative action die despite criticism of its use in education and the workplace, a prominent lawmaker said recently in response...
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