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.

September 23rd, 2013
Written by Glenn Minnis in National Collegiate Dialogue with 12 Comments
Ghetto Tracker App Ad
A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll found that racial segregation is much more prevalent today than at any other time over the last decade and many fear with modern day creations such as the so-called "Ghetto Tracker App" there's little chance of conditions vastly improving any time soon. While manufacturers tout the creation as merely a way to help wayward travelers track, identify and avoid dangerous...
September 16th, 2013
Written by Russell Roberts in National Collegiate Dialogue with 12 Comments
Excellence in Diversity Award illustration
Princeton University has made strides over the years in becoming more diversified – but more needs to be done, says a report just issued by a university committee. The report focused on the university's graduate student body, faculty and staff. It said that unlike the school's undergraduate population, people of color and women in these groups are extremely under-represented. "At Princeton today...
September 16th, 2013
Written by F. Michael Higginbotham in National Collegiate Dialogue with 1 Comment
Ghosts of Jim Crow Book Cover
My recently released book, Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in Post-Racial America offers a prescription for moving America beyond its destructive race problem once and for all. Many believed that the 2008 election of Barack Hussein Obama, America's first black president, proved the country had moved beyond race. Statistics have proven otherwise. Seventy-five percent (75%) of whites graduate...
May 6th, 2013
Written by Rita Rizzo in National Collegiate Dialogue with 19 Comments
Think about your social media friends and followers. Are most of them of your same race and ethnicity or are your online buddies a multicultural mix? Long touted as a colorblind way to bring people around the globe together, a recent study on social media shows that segregation may exist. A late 2012 Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project shows that different racial and ethnic...
May 6th, 2013
Written by D. A. Barber in National Collegiate Dialogue with 23 Comments
The current May 2013 issue of Vogue Netherlands magazine is taking some heat for attempting to pay homage to the contributions of black cultural icons by using white models in black face paint. So is there a reason that Vogue Magazine can't find black models? In their “Heritage Heroes” layout, the editors choose to dress-up white, blond Dutch model Querelle Jansen in black face paint and a black...


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