Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 11, July 24

A Look at What Has Happened to "Black" People
A Look at What Has Happened To "Black" PeopleBeyond Black and White: Transforming African American Politicsby Dr. Manning MarableVerso PublicationsLondon/New York236 pagesSoftcover: $17.00In the twenty-nine years since the death of Dr. Martin Luther...
Black Issues' Cheryl D. Fields, Craig T. Greenlee Honored
FAIRFAX, Va. - Black Issues In Higher Education's senior writer Cheryl D. Fields and correspondent Craig T. Greenlee have been honored for their journalistic endeavors in the field of post-secondary education. Fields is one of six journalists selected...
Clouded Optimism
Graduate and Professional Degree Rate Among Minorities Out aces That of Whites, But Experts Predict Surge Will End if Affirmative Action Backlash Continues The numbers of African Americans earning graduate degrees at American colleges and universities...
District of Columbia Children May Get Money to Attend Private Schools
House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas) introduced legislation last month that would provide educational scholarships to precollegiate low-income children in the nation's capital. Armey's legislation -- called the District of Columbia Student Opportunity...
Faithful to Its Mission
Donnelly College Pri Second Chances to Inner-City Students KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Donnelly College is blessed with a gift. Despite repeated monetary incentives to move from its poor, inner-city environment, it has remained in a single nine-story brick building...
Grants & Awards
American University's College of Law has been awarded $250,000from the Ford Foundation, $334,299 from the International Center for Women's Research, and $l0,000 from the Inter-American Development Bank to equip Latin American Law professors and women's...
Journalism Schools Change Their Standard on Diversity: Some Worry the Change Is a Retreat
Journalism Schools Change Their Standard on Diversity: Some Worry the Change is a RetreatTo insulate themselves from potential lawsuits, many higher education institutions are reacting to recent court decisions and legislation by rewording their written...
Some TRIO Changes Needed
Supporters of TRIO programs offered Congress a package of technical revisions in June designed to "help a good program work better," advocates said. Many of the recommendations for inclusion in the Higher Education Act reauthorization focused on the...
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Loving Life
SPEAKING OF EDUCATION: Loving LifeThe first time I met Betty Shabazz I was, frankly, in open-mouthed awe of her. I sort of buzzed around her, hovered in her orbit, but didn't say a word. She had been married to Malcolm X, I told myself. And after his...
Tennessee College Becomes Battleground of Words and Wits
Higher education officials are locked in an unusual battle of words and wills with several state legislators here - all over a dispute about failed nursing students. The controversy at Shelby State Community College has become so pitched that the even...
THE LAST WORD: The Myths of Race and the Freedom of Multiculturalism
THE LAST WORD: The Myths of Race and The Freedom of MulticulturalismOur identity as Black people has been significantly influenced by mythical traditions which have shaped our thinking and our lives.For instance, since I was a young boy I have heard...
Washington UPDATE: District of Columbia Children May Get Money to Attend Private Schools
Washington UPDATE: District of Columbia Children May Get Money to Attend Private SchoolsHouse Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-Texas) introduced legislation last month that would provide educational scholarships to precollegiate low-income children in the...
Washington UPDATE: Some TRIO Changes Needed
Washington UPDATE: Some TRIO Changes NeededSupporters of TRIO programs offered Congress a package, of technical revisions in June designed to "help a good program work better," advocates said.Many of the recommendations for inclusion in the Higher Education...
White Student Earns Ph.D. in African American Studies
PHILADELPHIA - Cynthia Lehman, who once worked for the Martin Luther King Center in Atlanta, is about to receive her doctorate in African American Studies from Temple University. What makes the situation unique is the student's race -white. "I am very...
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