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A common talking point about African Americans’ views on crime has been debunked

May 04, 2017

The Washington Post

Dr. Michael Javen Fortner's book, "Black Silent Majority," was referenced in this article that details why so many black voters leaders endorse crime crackdowns when they knew that many of the people who would be arrested and incarcerated would be black.

A murdered basketball player and the uncomfortable discussion around ‘black-on-black’ crime

March 30, 2017

The Undefeated/ESPN

Michael Javen Fortner and his book "Black Silent Majority" are featured in this article about how American cities such as Mt. Vernon, NY, wrestle with how to talk about and prevent violence.

Meet NYC’s First Digital Accessibility Coordinator

February 16, 2017

City of New York

MA in Disability Studies alum Walei Sabry serves as NYC's first Digital Accessibility Coordinator.

I Was Rescued from a Chinese Orphanage. My Friend Wasn't.

December 21, 2016

Foreign Policy

Ming Canaday, Advanced Certificate in Disability Studies alum, tells the moving story about the disparate experiences she and her friend encountered as persons with disabilities in China. She urges the Chinese government to implement intervention and inclusive education programs to accommodate people with all types of disabilities.
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Top 10 Online Health Informatics Bachelor's Degrees Programs 2016-2017

September 21, 2016

Health Informatics Degrees

Our BS in Health Information Management online degree program ranked #1 in Health Informatics Degrees's "Top 10 Online Health Informatics Bachelor's Degree Programs 2016-2017" list.