The University of Vermont earned praise from Black Lives Matter supporters – and criticism from its dissidents – after raising a BLM flag next to the U.S. and state flags. Many students were deeply affected and were left with pride for their school’s decision to support black lives.
Some of the best news has been floating around in the past week, and today is no different. A new report states that black women are now the most educated group in the United States, however it is not as impressive when conversations of pay equity are brought into the discussion.
With college growing more expensive by the year, it seems like it is harder and harder to find ways to make money and save for that four-year education that opens up so many doors. However, one student has found a way to do so.
Texas administrators have instructed faculty members to steer clear from teaching controversial course material for “safety concerns” due to a new law which allows people to carry concealed handguns on college campuses.
There has been a shooting at South Carolina State University, a historically black university located in Orangeburg, SC. At least one person has been injured.
“Why do we continue to invest our time, money, and intellectual works in the college and university system of the United States?” This is something I ask myself regularly. Is there any other way? What role do these institutions play in producing the inequalities we face as Black people in our country? Do we fully understand the impact that they have on our community’s most vulnerable populations? I think to sum up my thoughts