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New Shades of Black in Higher Education

Eileen Cronin | Posted 12.17.2014 | College
Eileen Cronin

Recently Toni Morrison told Stephen Colbert that there is only one race, the Human Race, reminding me that even as our country's justice, health, and educational systems are failing certain folks, there are sanctuaries from racism: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU).

What Does The Future Hold For HBCUs?

The Grio | Craig Melvin | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

MSNBC’s Craig Melvin explores the legacy of HBCUs, the challenges they face and what the future holds. This weeklong series looks at the roots of...

Diverse Conversations: Top 20 Historically Black Colleges and Universities of 2012-13

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 06.15.2013 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

I believe these schools need to place increased emphasis on inclusion of all students, regardless of race, in order to stay relevant in the increasingly broad educational spectrum.

Fostering Diversity: A Necessary Step for HBCU Survival

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 06.02.2013 | College
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

With diversity at all American colleges and universities on the rise, and the emergence of flexible online programs, where do HBCUs fit in the contemporary higher education picture?

Jews And HBCUs: What's The Connection?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 06.14.2013 | Black Voices

Parallels between Jewish and African-American communities' quest for civil rights have sparked debate and empathy for ages. But while the two groups' ...

Diversity At HBCUs: Which School Is Leading The Charge?

Posted 12.20.2012 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest "Wobble Baby" blared from the speakers, moments after the university formally announced that the long-departed So...

Beyond the Rhetoric: Diversity Matters

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 01.26.2013 | Education
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

HBCUs must embrace diversity if they want to remain relevant and responsive in a contemporary society. Diversity is a value and a virtue to be sure; but it is also a necessity.