Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 24, January 22

Academic Turf War at East Los Angeles: Move to Include Course on Central Americans in Chicano Studies Department Meets Resistance
Monterey Park, Calif. -- East Los Angeles College (ELAC) is the site of a controversy that many people have seen coming for a long time. It revolves around what appears to be an academic battle over turf. The Chicano Studies department here has...
All Americans Are Nabrit Beneficiaries
As the president of Howard University, I am often called on to reflect upon Howard's unique legacy. Recently, I was privileged to address this legacy anew as we celebrated the life of Dr. James Madison Nabrit Jr., Howard's second African American...
Courtside Motivation or Abuse? Sprewell-Carlesimo Brouhaha Raises Question of Coaching Behavior
The Latrell Sprewell-P.J. Carlesimo brouhaha that shook professional basketball and the sports world has reverberated to the collegiate level, where it has some wondering whether there should be guidelines governing the behavior of coaches. While...
Forecast '98: Expect Less Talk, More Action
Congress returns to work this month facing a litany of major education issues affecting African Americans and other students of color. After a year of public hearings and draft proposals, the House and Senate will tackle the nuts-and-bolts work of...
Schools of Cool: Jazz Performance Education Providing a Different Kind of Gig
Janelle Gill is confident that she has a future in jazz. The eighteen-year-old freshman pianist began jazz performance studies last semester at Howard University. Since then, she has played in the school's big band and the small-group jazz ensembles....
Speaking on Jazz Education: Ellis Marsalis
Ellis, Marsalis, regarded by many as the best modern jazz pianist in New Orleans, is the director of the jazz studies program in the Department of Music at the University of New Orleans (UNO). Born Nov. 14, 1934, he began formal studies at the...