Dr. James Ewers - Higher Education
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Dr. James Ewers
Members of the academy offer insight into current events and higher education issues that impact people of color.

Using Dr. King’s Leadership to Extend Black History Month

by | March 15, 2012
“This will be the day when all of God’s children will be able to sing with new meaning, “ [...] Read more

Preparing for Life After High School

by | June 21, 2011
Millions of students are graduating from high school this graduation and will be opening a new [...] Read more

Has Technology Replaced Common Decency and Manners?

by | December 23, 2010
I was answering an email recently and thought about how far technology has taken us. In today [...] Read more

Styling at HBCUs is Most Appropriate

by | September 14, 2010
When I was a student at an HBCU in the South, I don’t remember there being a dress requiremen [...] Read more

LeBron James Has Both Fans and Detractors These Days

by | July 14, 2010
In case you haven’t been around lately, LeBron James is making headlines. James, formerly the [...] Read more

Using Good Customer Service in the Higher Education Marketplace

by | April 2, 2010
I have often said that people don’t want to know how much you know until they know how much y [...] Read more

King’s message of hope keeps us together

by | January 15, 2010
I couldn’t help but think of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as the news broke last night and [...] Read more

Navigating the Racial Highway in America

by | August 9, 2009
If you want to have a good debate or scare people away, then start talking about race.  The &# [...] Read more

Black Males Need the “Old School Approach”

by | June 16, 2009
The behavior of some Black males has always been called into question. Adjectives like intimida [...] Read more

Are a Boy’s Chances Better at Becoming a Sports Star or a Doctor?

by | May 28, 2009
I often ask young children, especially boys, what they want to do when they reach adulthood. On [...] Read more

Can Michael Vick Take the Steps to Rebuild His Life?

by | April 23, 2009
It was only a few years ago that Michael Vick was playing quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons a [...] Read more

African American boys can learn something from President Obama

by | April 1, 2009
President Barack Obama’s victory is meaningful to a cross-section of Americans. His candidac [...] Read more

The Perils of being young, African American and Male

by | March 19, 2009
There is an unhealthy generational gap within the African American male community. It is acute [...] Read more

America Is Saying ‘Yes We Can’ Because of President-elect Barack Obama

by | November 7, 2008
Six years ago many of us could not really say with any authority that we had heard of Barack Ob [...] Read more

Stay The Course Or Change Directions Is The Question

by | September 18, 2008
As Election Day approaches, we must decide whether characteristics will trump the issues of the [...] Read more
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