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Reparations is Dead: How to Resurrect It

by Dr. Jahi Issa and Reggie Mabry

The moral case for Black reparations has effectively been made, but the legal argument has met much frustration in the courts. The authors believe that the period after 1808, when U.S. participation in the international slave trade was outlawed, is key to clearing the legal hurdles to reparations.

How Black Colleges are Turning White: The Ethnic Cleansing of HBCUs in the Age of Obama, Part II

by Dr. Jahi Issa

Black enrollment at historically white universities continues to plummet, while federal support for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) crumbles at an accelerated rate under the First Black U.S. President. Meanwhile, many historically Black institutions boast majority white faculties and student bodies – paid for with moneys intended for the education of African Americans. “The end is near as it regards America’s HBCUs.”

The Ethnic Cleansing of Historically Black Colleges & Universities in the Age of Obama, Part 1 of 3

by Jahi Issa, Ph.D.

Despite the long and loud verbal commitment of the Black Misleadership class to HBCUs, the deference and dependence of black leadership to corporate ethics and on corporate donations has caused them to endorse policies that are effectively phasing out HBCUs.  Within a generation we may see the end of historically black institutions of higher learning.

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