Category : Education

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In Memoriam: James E. Newton 1941-2022

James E. Newton, an award-winning artist, a leader in Black American studies, and a teacher and mentor at the University of Delaware for more than three decades, died on May 24, 2022, just days before he was to be awarded an honorary degree from the...

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Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these...

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Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links presented direct the reader to articles from many different points of view that deal with issues of African A...

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Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African Americans

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education. The Atlanta University Center Consortium received a $500,000 grant from Genet...

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In Memoriam: Browne C. Lewis, 1962-2022

Browne C. Lewis, dean of the North Carolina Central University School of Law, died on June 2 while attending a conference in Colorado. She was 60 years old. Professor Lewis became dean of the NCCU law school on July 1, 2020. Earlier, she was the Leon...

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Brandeis University Creates Its First Endowed Chair in Black Studies

Marta Kauffman, the co-creator of the hit sitcoms “Friends” and “Grace and Frankie” has pledged $4 million to establish the first endowed chair in the 50-year history of the department of African and African American studies at Brandeis University in...