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ADOS Family Sue Harvard For Profiting From Enslaved Ancestors

AFRICANGLOBE - In recent years, Harvard leaders have publicly acknowledged the school's role in fostering slavery. In addition to the 2017 conference on slavery, the school held a faculty committee a year earlier to help launch a scholarship and research on Harvard's history with slavery. Former University President Drew Faust in a 2016 speech said Harvard was "directly complicit" in America's system of racial bondage until it was abolished in Massachusetts in 1783. She said Harvard remained "indirectly involved through extensive financial and other ties" to slavery in the South.

Teen Accepted Into 17 Colleges — And He Was Not Part...

AFRICANGLOBE - Dylan Chidick, a 17-year old teenager from New Jersey who has had several challenges including homelessness, has recently been accepted to 17 colleges. He is determined to be the first in his family to go to college.“The dream I want to achieve, I have to have a lot of determination,” said Dylan, who moved to the US from Trinidad at the age of 7.

College Crooks – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - Rick Singer, a Newport Beach, California man, was the sort of Crooked College Godfather that promised movie stars, equity investment officials and other rich people he could get their children into schools they were not qualified to enter for a huge fee. In other words, the rich have one college admission system and the poor have a totally different path to a college education.

White Noise, Black Politics

AFRICANGLOBE - When writers erase Blackness from the political discourse, they violate the right of recognition that Black Americans share alongside our White counterparts. The consequences extend beyond a violation of democratic norms. Misrecognition has material consequences.

Why the NRA Wants the Trayvon Martin Case to Go Away

When the National Rifle Association's Wayne LaPierre finally spoke out about the Trayvon Martin shooting, it was to decry the media's coverage of the tragedy as...