Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 13, No. 3, April 18

After Hopwood: `Affirmative Consideration' Advocated to Promote Diversity
After Hopwood: `Affirmative Consideration' Advocated to Promote Diversity.Outlining what he calls "affirmative consideration," Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Deval Patrick is calling for a new approach to undo past discrimination.In remarks...
A Life of Grace
A Life Of Grace.Days of Grace, Arthur Ashe and Arnold Rampersad, One World-Ballantine Books, 1996. $7.99 (softcover)Arthur Ashe was never known for his outward emotional displays and on several occasions, that tendency caused people to view him as aloof...
Before Canseco: Early History of Latinos in Baseball Full of Hits and Runs around the Colorline
Before Canseco: Early History of Latinos in Baseball Full of Hits and. Runs Around the ColorlinePrior to the officially mandated segregation of the sport in 1878, American baseball, in its humble and loosely structured beginnings, featured on its rosters...
Clive of Portland: Soccer Coach Guides University of Portland's Men's & Women's Teams to Record-Setting Year
Clive of Portland: Soccer Coach Guides University of Portland's Men's &. Women's Teams to Record-setting YearSoccer is prime-time stuff at the University of Portland. Clive Charles is the reason why.In 10 years, Charles, the school's director of...
`Feel Good History': Scholars Debate Afrocentrism
`Feel good History': Scholars Debate Afrocentrism.WASHINGTON -- The crowd began arriving early, nearly an hour before Martin Bernal and Mary Lefkowitz were to take the stage at George Washington University. They came in all colors, ages, backgrounds....
Grace & Elan: 1996 ARTHUR ASHE NOMINATIONS
Grace & Élan: 1996 ARTHUR ASHE NOMINATIONS.For the third year in a row, Black Issues In Higher Education honors college students of color who excel in both their academic and their athletic pursuits. They have all proved their commitment to the pursuit...
Marvelous Morrison: Award-Winning Author Talks about the Future from Some Place in Time
Marvelous Morrison: Award-winning Author Talks About the Future From Some. Place in TimeWASHINGTON -- The past can be a comfortable and happy place to escape. But Nobel Prize-winning author and professor Toni Morrison warned an army of admirers not to...
Ron Brown
Ron Brown.The death of Secretary of Commerce Ron Brown in a plane crash on April 1 in Bosnia shocked the nation.To remember him, Black Issues reprints comments be made on February 1, 1990 as a participant in the annual videoconference "Beyond the Dream:...
Scholar & Athlete in the Arthur Ashe Jr. Mold
Scholar & Athlete In the Arthur Ashe Jr. Mold.What impact did Arthur Ashe's achievements have on you as a young adult involved in athletics?I'm really blessed that I had an opportunity to work with Arthur Ashe. Essentially what he wanted us to do...
Sexual Harassment's Persistant Patterns Examined in Videoconference
Sexual Harassment's Persistant Patterns Examined in Videoconference.WASHINGTON -- With the national consciousness about sexual harassment at an all-time high, the rules about acceptable -- and legal -- behavior between the sexes are coming into focus.What...
Small Schools: Where Football Is an Activity, Not a Business
Small Schools: Where Football Is An Activity, Not a Business.In college football, the big schools win and the small schools struggle.That is a time-tested truism, exemplified by schools like Livingstone College in North Carolina. But other schools, like...
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Sports, Competition and Society
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Sports, Competition and Society.Sixty-four teams from historically Black colleges and universities competed on the basis of their knowledge at the Honda Campus All-Star Classic in Orlando FL. The final four competition was as intense...
THE LAST WORD: Racial Harmony and a First Down
THE LAST WORD: Racial Harmony And a First Down.I was recently asked, "Why do you think it is important, as a coach, to take the lead in building bridges across racial and cultural lines in athletics?" Succinctly, I would say it would have to do with...
Washington UPDATE: HBCUs, Others Show Decline in Defaults
Washington UPDATE: HBCUs, Others Show Decline in Defaults.New data show a nationwide decline in student loan defaults and a corresponding decrease in defaults at many historically Black colleges and universities, according to the U.S. Education Department...