Difficult Conversations Webinar Series: Engaging in Discussions on Identity, Race, and Politics in Higher Education

2023-04-25T00:19:19-04:00April 24th, 2023|Categories: Articles|

How to Engage in Difficult Conversations on Identity, Race, and Politics in Higher Education. About the Webinar Series This Difficult Conversations Webinar Series is a 12-part program designed to facilitate meaningful dialogues on challenging topics in higher education. Based on the book "How to Engage in Difficult Conversations on Identity, Race, and Politics in Higher Education" by Drs. Tammy Hodo, Jacques Whitfield, Brian Van Brunt, and Poppy Fitch, this series offers an [...]

The Importance of Black History Month

2023-02-14T21:15:51-05:00February 14th, 2023|Categories: Articles|

Introduction Black History Month serves as an important reminder of the countless African Americans who have made invaluable contributions to our nation. From entrepreneurs and inventors to politicians and civil rights activists, Black History Month provides us with an opportunity to recognize, celebrate and pay homage to their accomplishments. By celebrating the diversity of our country’s past achievements, we can also work towards greater equity in all aspects of society today. What Is Black History [...]


2022-11-01T08:56:48-04:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Articles|

The first American Indian Day was celebrated in May 1016 in New York.  The event cumulated an effort by Red Fox James, a member of the Blackfeet Nation who rode across the nation on horseback seeking approval from 24 state governments to have a day to honor American Indians. In 1990, more than seven decades later, then President George H.W. Bush signed a joint congressional resolution designating the month of November "National American Indian Heritage [...]

National American Indian Heritage Month

2021-11-01T16:09:39-04:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

We must recognize and honor our indigenous population, we must consider all they gave in an effort to assist those who landed on their land so many years ago, all they lost and the continued struggle that many in their communities experience.  November is National American Indian Heritage Month but in all reality we should celebrate our indigenous brothers and sisters everyday.  They faced genocide, were treated as less than, referred to as savages and [...]

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