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“This is a hate crime. Let’s stop playing games,” said Scot X. Esdaile, president of the NAACP Connecticut chapter.
Chennel “Jazzy” Rowe’s University of Hartford roommate used her bodily fluids to contaminate her possessions.
The attorney general made a speech amid protests from students and faculty alike of Georgetown Law School.
Advocates for sexual assault victims feared the move would curb protections and could discourage victims from speaking out.
The university has seen several racially charged incidents over the past few weeks.
There also exists a gap between white and multicultural students.
“Yet again and again, Secretary DeVos and the Trump administration put unscrupulous special interests before students,” New York AG Eric Schneiderman said.
LGBQ students were more likely than heterosexuals to report potential barriers for on-campus services, including concerns over confidentiality, embarrassment, costs and access.
Racist incidents targeted American University’s first Black woman student government president and targeted her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha.
“Thank you for investing in our girls,” Michelle Obama said about the college scholarship program.
The Excelsior Scholarship is a first-in-the-nation plan that will let New York residents whose families makes up to $125,000 per year attend the state's public colleges and universities for free.
"Students are placing greater emphasis on residence life programs when contemplating their options for higher education," says Sodexo North America's CEO of Universities East Jim Jenkins.
Student activism has led to Georgetown University taking steps to rectify its historic ties to the enslavement of African Americans.
The First Lady offered stirring words of wisdom touching on diversity, the dangers of Trump and how President Obama is “the son of a man from Kenya.”
María Elena Salinas’ keynote speech was “too Latino-centric” for some grads and attendees, according to a student's account.
But has an increase in Latinos and Blacks earning college degrees decreased the racial wealth gap?
Students say Secret Service agents escorted them out simply for being there.
A campus protest sparked a deadline for change.
A Dallas senator said Texas A&M students should face severe consequences.
Bill was in response to the protests at Mizzou, which were boosted when joined by school’s football team. Republican Rep. who proposed the bill, but was forced to withdraw it, said he believes there is no racial tension on Mizzou’s campus — but admitted he did not speak with any Black students.
Petition gets more than 9,000 signatures to change name of Yale’s Calhoun College due to “legacy of racism and blood.”
Although 53.4 percent of college football players were Black for the 2015 season, less than 9 percent of head coaches at schools that make up the Football Bowl Subdivision are Black.
Student activists demanded changes. How did the administration respond?