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15th Annual Students of Color Career Conference

I was fortunate enough to be approached to speak at this event just last week.
It was a chance for students to connect to other people that looked like them, in their field of interest. 116 more words

The Poor Kid's Guide to Surviving the GRE

I’ve gotten a few inquiries from friends asking me how I prepared for the GRE, or Graduate Records Examinations, the exam most people will have to take to apply for grad school. 2,495 more words

5 Facts About Race and Ethnic Disparities in Special Education

Each year, roughly 6 million students with disabilities, ages 6 to 21, receive services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Although special education is a source of critical services and supports for these students, students of color with disabilities still face a number of obstacles impeding their ability to succeed in school… 1,041 more words

Education Management

What do diverse college academics do? Maybe make quilts…


This is a guest post by Angela Mae Kupenda, a professor at the Mississippi College School of Law in Jackson. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Jackson State University in Mississippi and holds a master’s degree from The Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. 862 more words


So, fear. Part 2

About the time I began to pursue racial understanding, I had a student in one of my classes who gave me a whole different perspective regarding race and fear.  340 more words


Giving Thanks for the Life and Legacy of Dr. George Jackson

Earlier this month, I had the honor of attending Dr. George Jackson’s Iowa State University memorial service. For those who haven’t had the opportunity to know, work, or benefit from his labor, Dr. 418 more words

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