Black Issues in Higher Education

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 4, April 16

1998 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholars Awards
Six years ago, Black Issues In Higher Education established the Sports Scholars Award to honor undergraduate students of color who exemplify the standards set by tennis great Arthur Ashe Jr. A scholar and athlete, Ashe dedicated his life to expanding...
Bad News in Berkeley: 800 Black, Latino Students with 4.0 Grades and 1200-Plus SATs Denied Admissions
800 Black, Latino students with 4.0 grades and 1200-plus SATs denied admissions Berkeley, Calif.--The dreary, still weeping sky of El Nino set a somber scene here as the University of California-Berkeley announced that it has admitted 1,079 fewer...
Black Scholars on Sports: Controversial Book Brings Black Intellectuals Together to Discuss Whether African Americans Are Preoccupied with Sports
Controversial book brings Black intellectuals together to discuss whether African Americans are preoccupied with sports New York -- If African Americans have become overly obsessed with sports, the engagement or lack thereof by Black intellectuals...
Coaches Cornered: The 1997 Racial Report Card; the Future of African American Football Coaches May Fall Victim to the Assault on Affirmative Action
The future of African American football coaches may fall victim to the assault on affirmative action In this year's pursuit of head coaching positions at NCAA Division I-A institutions, college sports' top competitive classification, Black coaches...
Countdown in California: Students Offer Voter Initiative to Counteract Proposition 209
Members of Students for Educational Opportunity, a Berkeley-based group working against the clock to restore affirmative action in education. By the end of March they had gathered 200,000 signatures to place a new initiative on California's November...
In Defense of Diversity: Videoconference Examines the Anti-Affirmative Action Movement
I find it interesting that it wasn't until the issue of race was introduced in the admission process that [preferences] became ax issue. It's not until you talk about race that we're seeing these kinds of legal challenges." Washington -- Affirmative...
In Sports, Those Making the Off-The Field Decision Remain Overwhelmingly White
With so many Black athletes claiming center stage in the sports universe, one might be inclined to declare that athletics is the one slice of American life where equal opportunity abounds. Some might even say that sports represent a model of ethnic...
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