National Collegiate Dialogue - Racial Discrimination Cases & Discussion is proud to sponsor and host the National Collegiate Dialogue on Race Relations (NCDRR) for the 2014-2015 academic year. This will be the 5th year of the dialogue, which began with the 2010—2011 academic year.

NCDRR provides an excellent opportunity for students to actively participate in a healthy and meaningful exchange about this important issue that continues to pose major challenges in contemporary society. Download the following PDF to learn more about the purpose and objectives of the dialogue, and how it will work during this academic year. Meet the distinguished advisory panel and peruse the participating colleges and universities. You may also view the short video to learn more about the mission of and how it is a good resource for an ongoing conversation to increase understanding across race and ethnicity. 

Please take a moment to Sign Up and Janice Ellis will contact you to provide usernames and passwords that will make it easy for your students to participate. If you have any questions, please contact Janice Ellis at or call at 877-931-2201.

January 21st, 2014
Written by Brian Skoloff in National Collegiate Dialogue with 18 Comments
Monday, January 20, was the official national holiday commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. People and organization across the nation honored it in different ways, beginning with his official birthday on January 15.  An Arizona State University fraternity, Tau Kappa Epsilon, hosted a racially offensive party.
An Arizona State University fraternity's operations have been suspended following accusations that the local Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter hosted a distasteful party in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, replete with racist stereotypes and offensive costumes. University officials planned to meet Tuesday with fraternity representatives regarding the off-campus party over the weekend. "The...
November 11th, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in National Collegiate Dialogue with 11 Comments
The digital learning advantages that broadband service offers its users is creating separate and inherently unequal learning environments from within the younger generation given the racially disproportionate way in which the tool is being used.`
New federal government data reveals that who is most online, and not, these days remains largely predicated on wealth and income. According to a Federal Communications Commission study, 88 percent of all Americans with annual incomes over $50,000 have adopted broadband in their homes compared to just 54 percent of those who survive on less than $30,000 per year. In addition, researchers found...
November 4th, 2013
Written by The Associated Press in National Collegiate Dialogue with 15 Comments
The University of Michigan reprimands Theta Xi, a white fraternity, for using derogatory words for blacks and women in a party advertisement.
The University of Michigan reprimanded a mostly white fraternity Thursday for advertisements for a party that used derogatory words for women and stereotyped blacks. The Ann Arbor school sent an email rebuking the Theta Xi chapter and saying it plans to impose sanctions on the fraternity over the now-canceled Nov. 7 event. A Facebook invitation advertised the event as "World Star Hip Hop Presents...
November 4th, 2013
Written by Manny Otiko in National Collegiate Dialogue with 12 Comments
The Obama presidency, in addition to making history, may indicate the challenges other minority candidates may face pre and post in future presidential elections.
Is the Obama presidency an example of the kind of problems other ethnic candidates could face in future races for President of the United States, pre and post election? Barack Obama has certainly blazed a path for other hopeful minorities. Julie Weise, a professor of Latino history at the University of Oregon, said Obama came out of nowhere to win the presidency, so it is possible for another...
October 28th, 2013
Written by Blake Nicholson in National Collegiate Dialogue with 7 Comments
Craig Cobb has bought a home and 12 other lots in Leith, North Dakota and is encouraging others with white power views to move there and help him take control of the community that had 23 residents before he arrived.
A white supremacist who is trying to take over the tiny southwestern North Dakota town of Leith said Monday he is being targeted by city officials who've proposed new ordinances aimed at stifling his effort. The updated city laws that city officials hope to have in place by early next month would force Craig Cobb - who has neo-Nazi views and is wanted in Canada for an alleged hate crime - to make...


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