Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Publication covering racial issues in higher education.

Articles from Vol. 25, No. 26, February 5

Action on Both Sides
No sooner had Barack Obama won the U.S. presidency than talk about America entering a "post-racial" era began. The election of a Black man to the White House is a momentous milestone that proves race is no longer a barrier in minorities' rives, the...
At 100, NAACP Still Kicking
The young activists in NAACP campus chapters may hold the key to the organization's next 100 years. By Reginald StuartWhen leaders of the NAACP gather this month to formally begin a year-long recognition of 100 years of civil rights work, they'll be...
At 100, NAACP Still Kicking: The Young Activists in NAACP Campus Chapters May Hold the Key to the Organization's Next 100 Years
When leaders of the NAACP gather this month to formally begin a year-long recognition of 100 years of civil rights work, they'll be talking as much about the organization's future as they will be honoring its past. On dozens of college campuses...
A Vice President Who Can Relate
Dr. Daniel K. Wims returned to his alma mater of Fort I Valley State University two years ago in a reversal of roles in which a young administrator is now helping to steer the campus to new programs to meet an old mission. When Wims became Fort...
Black History Month 2009: New Titles on African-American Experiences Offer Remarkable Depth and Range
Temptations will be everywhere this season if you have not enhanced your library of African-American history books in a while. University presses and commercial publishers are offering new releases on a rich mix of topics in time for Black History...
Black Men on Campus: What the Media Do Not Show Us
Black male college students feel pressured to fulfill media-spun social expectations to be overly sexual, aggressive and athletic in college.In an ongoing study I'm conducting on Black manhood in college, Black male students across 12 different colleges...
Black Men on Campus: What the Media Do Not Show Us: Black Male College Students Feel Pressured to Fulfill Media-Spun Social Expectations to Be Overly Sexual, Aggressive and Athletic in College
In an ongoing study I'm conducting on Black manhood in college, Black male students across 12 different colleges unearthed hidden pressures to fulfill social expectations to be overly sexual, overly aggressive and athletic in college. Most study participants...
Celebrating Black History Month
Here's a look at how some colleges and universities around the country are celebrating Black History Month.California Lutheran UniversityConcert: "Ain't I A Woman!" Core Ensemble and Taylore Mahogany ScottFoothill College (Calif.)Lecture, Demonstration...
Celebrating Black History Month: Here's a Look at How Some Colleges and Universities around the Country Are Celebrating Black History Month
California Lutheran University Concert: "Ain't I A Woman!" Core Ensemble and Taylore Mahogany Scott Foothill College (Calif.) Lecture, Demonstration & Petite Performance: "Dallas Black Dance Theatre" Book Discussion: Author Richard...
Democrats Propose Billions in New Education Spending
Minority-serving institutions, Pell Grant and public universities set to gain under the next stimulus package.House Democratic leaders last month unveiled an $825 billion economic stimulus package with massive new education spending that goes far beyond...
Democrats Propose Billions in New Education Spending: Minority-Serving Institutions, Pell Grant and Public Universities Set to Gain under the Next Stimulus Package
House Democratic leaders last month unveiled an $825 billion economic stimulus package with massive new education spending that goes far beyond a widely expected increase in federal Pell Grants. While low-income college students would gain significantly...
Renewing the Fight against Affirmative Action
Some affirmative action and diversity program critics are cheering President Barack Obama's election because they believe his success dramatically undermines the argument that discrimination remains a significant barrier for minorities in American...
S.O.S. (Save Our Students)
One grieving mother seeks to raise awareness about a leading cause of death among Black male college students - suicide.Gina Smallwood always worried about whether her teenage son was wearing a seatbelt or having unprotected sex, but she was certainly...
S.O.S. (Save Our Students): One Grieving Mother Seeks to Raise Awareness about a Leading Cause of Death among Black Male College Students-Suicide
Gina Smallwood always worried about whether her teenage son was wearing a seatbelt or having unprotected sex, but she was certainly never concerned about whether he was at high risk for depression. After all, Kelvin Mikhail Smallwood-Jones was a...
The Myth of a Post-Racial America
Does the single act of electing President Obama ttirust America from a "racial America" to a "post-racial America"? There are at least three reasons why this is a problematic conclusion. First, the election of President Obama is a sea change event just...
The Obama Cabinet 'Trickle Down' Effect
Hispanic advocacy groups want President Barack Obama to increase Hispanic representation in government jobs, especially in education.The federal government bills itself as a leader in employing minorities, with American Indians, Asians and Blacks all...
The Obama Cabinet 'Trickle Down' Effect: Hispanic Advocacy Groups Want President Barack Obama to Increase Hispanic Representation in Government Jobs, Especially in Education
The federal government bills itself as a leader in employing minorities, with American Indians, Asians and Blacks all holding a larger share of federal jobs than in the civilian labor force. The exception: Hispanics, with 7.8 percent of federal...
The Obama Era: A Post-Racial Society?
Despite the election of President Barack Obama, many longtime scholars whose work intertwines with race disagree that the country has reached a post-racial period.WITH BARACK OBAMA E|NSCONCED AS THE nation's first Black president, -plenty of voices in...
The Obama Era: A Post-Racial Society? despite the Election of President Barack Obama, Many Longtime Scholars Whose Work Intertwines with Race Disagree That the Country Has Reached a Post-Racial Period
WITH BARACK OBAMA ENSCONCED AS THE nation's first Black president, plenty of voices in the national conversation are trumpeting America as a post-racial society--that race matters much less than it used to, that the boundaries of race have been overcome,...
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