Category : Education

by Staff - 1 day ago

In Memoriam: Richard Payne, 1951-2019

Richard Payne, the Esther Colliflower Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Divinity at Duke Divinity School, passed away on January 3. He was 67 years old. Dr. Payne first joined the Duke faculty in 2004. He served as a faculty member for the Theology,...

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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...

by Staff - 1 day ago

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...

by Staff - 1 day ago

The Revival of Frederick Douglass’ The North Star

In 1847, 172 years ago, Frederick Douglass and Martin Delany started The North Star as the leading abolitionist newspaper of the day. They spoke truth to power and unashamedly used journalism as a tool to fight for freedom. Now, with the blessing and...

by Staff - 2 days ago

Six Schools of Public Affairs Launch New Diversity Alliance

A collective of six schools of public affairs has announced the launch of the new Public Affairs Diversity Alliance that seeks to encourage and sustain a pipeline of diverse candidates for faculty positions in criminal justice, policy, and public adm...

by Staff - 2 days ago

In Memoriam: Lamin Sanneh, 1942-2019

Lamin Sanneh, the D. Willis James Professor of Missions and World Christianity at Yale Divinity School, passed away on January 6 from a stroke. He was 76 years old. Dr. Sanneh began his career in education at the University of Ghana where he taught f...