While it’s widely believed that Howard University came to be known as “The Mecca” in the 1960s, new evidence shows the nickname is more than half a century older than that.
A sociology professor uses the popular ‘Boondocks’ cartoon to explore contemporary issues of race in American society.
America’s selective colleges and universities become less diverse if the Supreme Court shoots down affirmative action in higher education, an expert on the subject warns.
Students of color graduate at higher rates when they go to colleges where there are larger portions of the student body and faculty who are also of color.
Elite universities have been giving special preference to children of prior graduates for more than a century. Has the time come for that practice to stop? A sociologist weighs in.
After spending years examining the violent Red Summer of 1919, historian Karen Sieber discovered a previously hidden incident on the campus where she now works.
What are the race-related struggles that African-American students experience throughout their school years? Here’s the story of Tyrone.