Category : Education

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A Quartet of Black Scholars Who Are Taking on New Duties

Nwando Achebe, the Jack and Margaret Sweet Endowed Professor of History at Michigan State University, has been assigned the additional duties of associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion for the College of Social Science. She is the author...

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Claflin University Enters Into a Partnership With Zoom Video

Claflin University, a historically Black educational institution in Orangeburg, South Carolina, has announced it has entered into a partnership with Zoom Video that encompasses internships, scholarships and curricula development. The partnership will...

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In Memoriam: Ronald Eugene Chavers, 1931-2020

Ronald “Black Horse” Chavers, a philosopher and professor of cultural and symbolic studies, affiliated with the Intercultural Open University, died on July 5 in Utrecht in the Netherlands. He was 89 years old and had been in declining hea...

- 3 days ago

The Archives of Architect Paul Revere Williams Find a New Home

The archive of the renowned architect Paul Revere Williams  (1894–1980) has been jointly acquired by the University of Southern California School of Architecture and the Getty Research Institute. The archive has been meticulously cared for by Karen E...

- 5 days ago

Stephen Kolison Named the Fourteenth President of SUNY-Fredonia

Stephen Kolison, Jr. has been named the fourteenth president of the State University of New York at Fredonia. He is scheduled to take office on August 17. SUNY Fredonia, in far western New York State near the shores of Lake Erie, enrolls about 4,400...

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Black Homeowners Face Higher Property Taxes Than Their White Peers

A new working paper published by the Washington Center for Equitable Growth finds a significant racial gap in property tax rates. The paper was authored by Carlos Avenancio-León of Indiana of University, Bloomington and Troup Howard of the University...