Students at Howard University are already calling for Phylicia Rashad’s resignation as dean.
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A single Tweet the day before she took over as dean of the College of Fine Arts at Howard University has led to calls for Phylicia Rashad’s ouster. A scholar on college deans weighs in on what’s next.
Students have been protesting conditions at Howard University for several days.
As the student protest over conditions at Howard University continues, a scholar weighs in on what the fallout means for historically black colleges and universities.
Students rally in front of the White House in Washington, March 14, 2018.
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Young activists are using journalism to advance their cause. Though their work echoes student activists and journalists of the 1960s, they use new tools not available to the activists of that era.
The “engineer” of civil rights legal victories
The civil rights movement produced many different types of leaders. Thurgood Marshall, argued successfully before the Supreme Court that racial segregation laws violated the US Constitution. Diane Nash…