I have a few writing rules. I do not write when I am angry and I do not write about HBCUs. The former may go without saying the but the … Continue reading
Richard Cohen’s gag reflex was triggered by the visual of white Bill DeBlasio being married to his black wife Chirlane. Cohen couched his disgust in the everyman approach, attributing it … Continue reading
Last week I logged into to Twitter to see two friends and colleagues in a debate about prestige and grades. I asked them, incredulously, who cared about grades in graduate … Continue reading
All the data in the world seems incapable of stopping this anecdotal juggernaut.
From the end-user side the meta-deta and format comments on this great post make the most sense. Like many people, I rely upon internet databases to do research. Academic edited … Continue reading
Note: This is one of those old posts that is getting new life thanks to public events. If you haven’t read Ta’heisi Coates’ “Fear of A Black President” by now … Continue reading
Many of you know that my doctoral research examines for-profit colleges. This is a good summary of links for those interested in the scope and breadth of the current discussion … Continue reading