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For Black cowboys – from inner-city Philly to small-town Texas –...

Nick Lehr, The Conversation Photographer Ron Tarver grew up in Fort Gibson, a small town in Oklahoma where horses,...

Hip-hop professor looks to open doors with world’s first peer-reviewed rap...

A.D. Carson, University of Virginia As a rap artist who is also a professor of hip-hop, I always make...

3 ways Black people say their white co-workers and managers can...

Jennifer R. Joe, University of Delaware and Wendy K. Smith, University of Delaware President Joe Biden committed the U.S. government to racial equity by issuing...

Harriet Tubman: Biden revives plan to put a Black woman of...

Robert Gudmestad, Colorado State University The Biden administration has revived a plan to put Harriet Tubman on the US$20 bill after Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary...

What’s not being said about why African Americans need to take...

Debra Furr-Holden, Michigan State University Dr. Anthony Fauci and other national health leaders have said that African Americans need to take the COVID-19 vaccine to...

Once a symbol of desegregation, Ruby Bridges’ school now reflects another...

Connie L. Schaffer, University of Nebraska Omaha; Martha Graham Viator, Rowan University, and Meg White, Stockton University On Nov. 14, 1960, after a long summer...

Schools often fail to identify gifted and talented students – especially...

Marcia Gentry, Purdue University About a decade ago, I was working with a large, urban school district on creating a gifted and talented program that...

How baseball’s first commissioner led a conspiracy of silence to preserve...

Chris Lamb, IUPUI The Baseball Writers’ Association of America recently announced that it would remove former Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis’ name from...

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Bullying, violence, intimidation and suicide – why it’s time to rediscover...

By Ian Cummins, University of Salford The huge increase in suicides in prison, along with violence and instances of poor care, demonstrate the sorry state...