Tag: racial discrimination

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Community College Agrees to Address Racial Discrimination

August 30, 2023

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement agreement with Highland Community College in Kansas on Monday after investigating the college for discrimination against Black students, particularly student athletes. The investigation launched in January 2022 after Black students alleged that […]


Florida A&M Students Sue State for Underfunding

September 23, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A group of students at Florida A&M University has brought a class action lawsuit against the state of Florida for shortchanging the historically Black university for more than three decades. The complaint, filed Thursday in a Florida district court, accuses […]


A Theme for a Troubled Academic Year

September 24, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In May 2020, just as colleges and universities were wrapping up the academic year, George Floyd’s murder set off a national — and eventually global — racial reckoning that was long overdue. Almost immediately, it became clear to many that […]