Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 15, September 21

African Universities Beset by Financial, Social Calamities
African Universities Beset by Financial, Social Calamities.African universities today are at a crossroads. At no time since their founding in the post-colonial era has the need to define higher education's relevance been more evident. The continent's...
BLACK ISSUES BOOK REVIEW: Race, Class, and Parody
BLACK ISSUES BOOK REVIEW: Race, Class, and Parody.Because the past is prologue, and because race matters continue to bedevil national policy, much of the discourse in the latter part of the 20th century has focused on the corresponding period in the...
Coalition: Black/Brown Relations Fused by Anti-Affirmative Action Policies
Coalition: Black/Brown Relations Fused By Anti-Affirmative Action. PoliciesBlack and Latino educators and activists are thanking the country's extreme right wing for bringing about what they couldn't do on their own -- an orchestrated joint effort to...
`Common Threat' Galvanizes Black and Hispanic Working Coalitions
`Common Threat' Galvanizes Black and Hispanic Working Coalitions.WASHINGTON -- African Americans and Hispanic Americans typically live in the nation's inner cities and rural areas, rarely mixing and intermingling socially. But politically, congressional...
Fordice Attorney Sues for Job: Mississippi Legal Services Director Overrules Board, Fires Chambliss
Fordice Attorney Sues for Job: Mississippi Legal Services Director. Overrules Board, Fires ChamblissMississippi's landmark college desegregation case is at a standstill, but now the attorney who has spent more than 20 years litigating it is embroiled...
Myths, Stereotypes: Higher Education's Learning Disabled Battle
Myths, Stereotypes: Higher Education's Learning Disabled Battle.ATLANTA -- For adults, being diagnosed with a learning disability (LD) is either a ticket to a more productive life or a stigma that brings additional hurt and isolation.Among LD experts,...
Opting Out: As Poor Curricular Decisions Short-Circuit Careers, `Relevant' Math and Science Programs Catch On
Opting Out: As Poor Curricular Decisions Short-circuit Careers,. `Relevant' Math And Science Programs Catch On"Daryl Jordan," a Black high school senior, has always attended suburban schools.He is a marginal student in honors calculus who has remained...
Talk of Shutdown Spreads on UC Campuses: Chancellor Calm but Support Staff Ruffled
Talk of Shutdown Spreads on UC Campuses: Chancellor Calm but Support. Staff RuffledBERKELEY, CA -- While UC-Berkeley officials have assured staff and faculty that federal guidelines will prohibit any dramatic changes in university hiring procedures,...
THE LAST WORD: The Discontent of Our Character
THE LAST WORD: The Discontent of our Character.America is in mourning. As residents and citizens we grieve over the apocalyptic nightmares that obscure the American dream of freedom and equality. Academic prophets admonish us that our stratification...
Washington UPDATE: ED Finds High School, College Gains for African Americans
Washington UPDATE: ED Finds High School, College Gains for African. AmericansThe number of African Americans completing high school and one or more years of college reached new highs in 1994, according to new data just released by the U.S. Department...
Washington UPDATE: Shutdown Looms as Education Budget Enters Final Stage
Washington UPDATE: Shutdown Looms as Education Budget Enters Final Stage.Funding for historically Black colleges and universities, student financial aid and other programs are at risk under pressing budget deadlines facing Congress and the White House...

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