Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 6, May 16

Black Literature in the '90S: This `Renaissance' Calls for Self-Reliance
Black Literature in the '90s: This `Renaissance' Calls for Self-reliance.In 1948, Zora Neale Hurston published an article in the Negro Digest titled "What White Publishers Won't Print." Today, the issue turns not on what white publishers won't print,...
Clergy and Deans Say Black Colleges Need Black Churches
Clergy and Deans Say Black Colleges Need Black Churches.WASHINGTON -- When a small group of spirited clergy, Black-college presidents, deans and community leaders came together for an early morning session at the national conference of the National Association...
Danger: Giovanni at Work; Disturbing the Safety of an Illusion
Danger: Giovanni At Work; Disturbing the Safety of an Illusion.I like to bring Nikki Giovanni's poetry into my poetry workshops, especially the "Beginning Poetry Workshop." I have a number of good reasons. The first is what her biographer, Virginia Fowler,...
Ponder Outlines Aggressive New Program as NAFEO President-Elect
Ponder Outlines Aggressive New Program as NAFEO President-elect.WASHINGTON -- Under his leadership, the umbrella group for the nation's public and private historically Black colleges and universities will model itself on its "sister organization," the...
RETIREMENT PLANNING the Easy Way
RETIREMENT PLANNING The Easy Way.Retirement. A time to retreat from the troubles of the world to a life of rest and relaxation. Right? Well, not necessarily.While today's retirees are living longer, more active lives than their predecessors, many are...
THE LAST WORD: Challenging Racial `Scholarship'
THE LAST WORD: Challenging Racial `Scholarship'.Not too long ago, in the not-so-distant past, hell had no fury like that directed at American academics who dared to teach the lie that Blacks were genetically less intelligent than whites. For many years...
Washington UPDATE: Final '96 Budget Pact Preserves Some Education Programs
Washington UPDATE: Final '96 Budget Pact Preserves Some Education. ProgramsA final 1996 budget agreement hammered out by the White House and Congress provides for a Pell Grant increase and protects a number of high-priority programs for disadvantaged...

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