Higher Education Professionals in Danger

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“They’re coming for you too.”

UNC-Chapel Hill has sullied its reputation again, this time by giving into white conservative fears about a powerful black woman, according to the Charlotte Observer.

And make no mistake, the decision to deny tenure at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media to Nikole Hannah-Jones, one of the most influential, decorated and important journalists of our era, was in large part about race, the article continues.

About her race. About her ability to speak truthfully and unapologetically about racial issues that have been with us since before our founding. About her unflinching dedication to raising the bar on what this country should expect of itself – what Americans should expect of each other – on subjects many would rather deny or tiptoe around.

Read the full article from the Charlotte Observer

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