Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 3, April 7

A Case of Persistence: EMANCIPATION
A Case of Persistence: EMANCIPATION: The Making of the Black Lawyer. 1844-1944.By Professor J. Clay Smith, Jr. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1993; pp. xi-703. $56.95)by Dean Robert L. ClaytonProfessor J. Clay Smith Jr. has embarked...
Black Colleges Slighted by NIT despite Outstanding Records: Coppin State College `Deserved' Bid
Black Colleges Slighted by NIT Despite Outstanding Records: Coppin. State College 'Deserved' Bidby Charles S. FarrellCoach Ron "Fang" Mitchell is outraged and confused. He knew that his Coppin State College men's basketball team was not going to the...
Education's First Imperative
Education's First Imperative.In a world of increasing ethnic sensitivity and an almost obsessive preoccupation with what is or is not "politically correct," there are issues so emotionally charged that, if voiced by whites, alarm bells would be automatically...
Getting Tough on Campus Racism: Department of Education Puts Onus on Institutions
Getting Tough on Campus Racism: Department of Education Puts Onus on. Institutionsby Mary-Christine PhillipWASHINGTON, DC -- Some of the nation's colleges and universities are taking a wait-and-see attitude on the Department of Education's updated guidelines...
Higher Education Crisis Looms for Chicanos/Latinos: Conference Articulates New Strategies
Higher Education Crisis Looms for Chicanos/Latinos: Conference. Articulates New Strategiesby Roberto RodriguezSAN FRANCISCO -- Within 15 years, Latinos will make up more than 51 percent of all California K-12 students. Based on today's educational trends,...
On the Matter of Race, Law and the American Way: Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. Continues His Appeal for Social Justice
On the Matter of Race, Law and the American Way: Judge A. Leon. Higginbotham, Jr. Continues His Appeal for Social JusticeB. Denise Hawkins SENIOR WRITERAs a young man growing up in Trenton, NJ, former federal court Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr. experienced...
Return of a Native Son: `Bootsie' Creator Oliver Harrington Breaks Exile, Teaches Semester at MSU
Return of a Native Son: 'Bootsie' Creator Oliver Harrington Breaks. Exile, Teaches Semester at MSUby Debra AdamsEAST LANSING, MI -- Instead of lashing out with anger at the racism he experienced as a child, Oliver Wendell Harrington responded with humor.By...
Tasting the Nectar of Math and Science at an Early Age: Presidential Award Winners Focus on Minority Students
Tasting the Nectar of Math And Science at an Early Age: Presidential. Award Winners Focus on Minority Studentsby Kathleen Kennedy ManzoPatricia Ann Goodnight, a science resource teacher at John Eaton Elementary School in Washington, DC, believes that...
The Campaign to Divide: Farrakhan's Attempt to Legitimize His Leadership in Black America
The Campaign To Divide: Farrakhan's Attempt To Legitimize His. Leadership In Black AmericaBlack nationalism is not monolithic. Its ideology is in opposition to assimilation within the dominant society. However, as many scholars note, one dominant trend...
The Sky's the Limit: Former Astronaut Mae Jemison Encourages Empowerment through Education
The Sky's The Limit: Former Astronaut Mae Jemison Encourages. Empowerment Through Educationby Dianne Williams HayesBALTIMORE -- The first African American woman to travel in space recently urged a gathering of some 400 students to follow their dreams...
Washington Update
Washington Update.by Charles DervaricsSenate Approves Patrick NominationThe full Senate late last month approved the nomination of Deval Patrick to head the U.S. Justice Department's civil rights division.The 37-year-old Harvard Law School graduate had...
Westerfield Views Return to Ole Miss Law School as Historical
Westerfield Views Return to Ole Miss Law School As Historical.by B. Denise HawkinsWhen Louis Westerfield, dean of Loyola University Law School in New Orleans, returns to the University of Mississippi he will inherit a racially troubled legacy and claim...