Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 18, November 2

Atlanta Conference Focuses on First-Year Progress of HBCU Initiative on Violence-Prevention Models: Students Heavily Involved in Program Formulation
Atlanta Conference Focuses on First-year Progress of HBCU Initiative on. Violence-prevention Models: Students Heavily Involved In Program FormulationATLANTA -- An HBCU-based initiative to prevent family and community violence marked its first anniversary...
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Black Males at 'Quality' Schools Become Top Wage Earners, Says Study
Black Males at `Quality' Schools Become Top Wage Earners, Says Study.WASHINGTON -- A new study shows that the college a student chooses to attend could make a real dollars-and-cents difference in his or her future earnings.The study, titled "College...
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Demonstration: 60's Style
Demonstration: 60's Style.Affirmative Action Supporters Stage UC Berkeley ProtestBERKELEY, CA -- With affirmative action at the University of California in tatters, the future of racial harmony is in the hands of students and other future voters, according...
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Heavy Weights Spar over Affirmative Action at Ace Conference: Black/Hispanic Workshops Stress Counteroffensive Strategies
Heavy Weights Spar Over Affirmative Action at ACE Conference:. Black/Hispanic Workshops Stress Counteroffensive StrategiesKANSAS CITY, MO -- With affirmative action under siege, minorities in higher education are stepping up the battle to sustain hard-won...
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Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.: Courting Greatness on a Journey to Justice
Johnnie L. Cochran Jr.: Courting Greatness on a Journey to Justice.After more than a year of almost daily television exposure and a three-decades-long string of courtroom successes, Johnnie L. Cochran Jr. is one of the world's best-known trial attorneys.Dapper,...
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Million Man March's Success: Media Misses the Real Story, Focuses on Controversy
Million Man March's Success: Media Misses the Real Story, Focuses on. ControversyThat great exhaling sound just heard across the nation was the collective sigh of relief let loose by the American journalists of little faith who felt, feared or anticipated...
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Million Man March's Success: The Message or the Messenger? Black Political Leadership Divided
Million Man March's Success: The Message or the Messenger? Black. Political Leadership DividedThe Million Man March held in Washington, D.C. on October 16, 1995 created considerable controversy involving Black leadership which was divided in its support...
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Out-of-Bounds: Schools Try to Reverse Off-the-Field Violence by Student-Athletes
Out-Of-Bounds: Schools Try to Reverse Off-the-Field Violence by. Student-AthletesThe image of college sports is being sucker-punched by several instances of athletes being charged with off-the-field violence directed at women, critics say. The incidents...
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Savannah State Alumni Want Wolfe Ousted: State Officials Step in to Quell Dispute
Savannah State Alumni Want Wolfe Ousted: State Officials Step in to Quell. DisputeSAVANNAH, GA -- The state of Georgia has assigned two consultants and a mediator to quell a dispute at Savannah State College (SSG), where picketing alumni are demanding...
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Square Off: High Stakes Affirmative Action Issue for Higher Education Debated
Square Off: High Stakes Affirmative Action Issue for Higher Education. DebatedWASHINGTON -- Has affirmative action run its course? Is it no longer a viable solution for compensating past wrongs? These and other questions were debated as panelists came...
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Stormy Weather: UVI Rallies to Stabilize Academic Year; Hurricane Compounds Dismal Fiscal Portfolio
Stormy Weather: UVI Rallies to Stabilize Academic Year; Hurricane. Compounds Dismal Fiscal PortfolioST. THOMAS, VI -- On the morning of September 16, after Hurricane Marilyn scraped across St. Croix and scoured St. Thomas, nearly half of the buildings...
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Texas Twister: Texas Colleges Tangled over Multicultural Curriculum Requirements
Texas Twister: Texas Colleges Tangled Over Multicultural Curriculum. RequirementsAUSTIN, TX -- Three Texas universities are considering plans to add multicultural components to their curricula even as their counterparts in California continue to back...
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THE LAST WORD: What Is the Color of Racism?
THE LAST WORD: What is the Color of Racism?.So subtle is the color of racism in America, so faint on the surface -- but a hue that stains the essence of life as it penetrates the souls of those commonly referred to as the subservient race.What color...
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Washington UPDATE: Black Colleges Win Competitive Head Start Grants
Washington UPDATE: Black Colleges Win Competitive Head Start Grants.Two historically and predominantly Black colleges and universities have won federal grants for a new initiative under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Head Start...
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