Institution for African ‘luminaries’ in crisis

The key institution in higher education for Africans “luminaries” is in dire straits.

Fort Hare offered an academic education to blacks from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a pro-British black African elite.

The alumni featured prominently in subsequent independence movements and … Read the rest

End of the road for affirmative action on US campuses?

After more than 60 years, is the end of the road near for affirmative action in college admissions?

The idea of using race to help determine who gets a seat in public colleges has been under fire for decades. Eight … Read the rest