Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 8, June 11

Blues for Blacks at Bluefield State: African Americans Awkwardly Strive to Regain a Presence at the Nation's Whitest HBCU
More than one hundred years after the founding of Bluefield State College, the main campus remains poised high upon a hill above railroad tracks and overlooking the town's business district. For generations, the children of Black families living largely...
Minority Enrollment Creeps Upward at Texas Universities: New Recruitment Strategies and the 10 Percent Law Credited with Upturn
New recruitment strategies and the 10 percent law credited with upturn AUSTIN, Texas -- Black and Latino enrollments are beginning to edge upward again at public universities in Texas after the severe drop caused by the 1996 Hopwood decision, which...
New Standards Will Send Many CUNY Students to Community Colleges
The man behind the ending of remediation in the City University of New York's (CUNY) four-year colleges is not New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani -- although the Republican mayor certainly set the political tone earlier this year by calling for the end...
Plotting the Assassination of Little Red Sambo: Psychologists Join War against Racist Campus Mascots
Psychologists Join War Against Racist Campus Mascots Imagine, if you will, a tall, thin Black man, dressed in Hollywood-inspired African warrior attire, bearing a scowling countenance, and brandishing a spear. Now imagine this character being used...
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