Tiya Miles, a MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient and chair of the African-American Studies Department at the University of Michigan, is working hard to make sure people don’t forget the rich and difficult history of Native Americans.
Using information obtained via two studies, “The State of the African-American Consumer” and "The African American Financial Experience," Online Loan 24 attempts to depict a Black financial future that, while not rosy, isn’t too grim, either.
The Brown V. Board of Education National Historic site will display a Black doll used in a series of race studies to mark the 59th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that ended segregation in public schools.
There’s been a big hubbub of late over the Chronicle of Higher Education's writer Naomi Schaefer Riley, who wrote a blog post called “The Most Persuasive Case for Eliminating Black Studies? Just Read the Dissertations.” In it, Riley scoffed at Black studies dissertations as “left-wing victimization claptrap.”