|Professor Clement A. Price|
Thursday, February 14, 2013
NonProfit Thursday: Obama Appointee Coming to Karamu Feb. 24
Distinguished historian speaking at Karamu Sunday, Feb. 24
Rutgers University historian Clement A. Price will speak at Karamu on Sunday, February 24 as part of an African American History Month program sponsored by the Cleveland Restoration Society.
Price, who is published widely in African American history, American cultural policy and American urban history, is a Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor, one of the highest faculty honors at the university. He chaired President Obama’s transition team for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Price appears in Cleveland in conjunction with “The African American Experience in Cleveland”, the 40th Anniversary Legacy Project of the Cleveland Restoration Society.
Price’s appearance is free and open to the public but registration is requested here by Feb. 18.
The Black Professionals Association Charitable Foundation, Karamu House, National Forum for Black Public Administrators, the Phillis Wheatley Association, and United Pastors in Mission are co-sponsors of this event.
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Turmoil at Wilberforce subject of national story by Cleveland writer
The continuing fiscal struggles of Ohio’s tiny Wilberforce University, the first HBCU founded by African Americans, are the subject of a report by Afi-Odelia E. Scruggs.
According to her report, published by Diverse Issues in Higher Education, the school is $29 million in debt and its enrollment may have dwindled to just above 400 students.
You can read her bleak account online here.
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