Black studies centre aims to tackle academic whitewash

Times Higher Education announces UK’s first black studies centre:

Universities need to begin a serious discussion about the lack of black staff and students on campus, argue supporters of the UK’s first black studies centre.

“It looks at these ethnic minorities and blames them, to a great extent, for the deficit,” Dr Robinson said. Instead, research should investigate ways to help black students to become more successful, he added.

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