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“Because most of the faces in historically Black college classrooms are of a darker hue, we typically ignore the need for multicultural affairs and intercultural conflict resolution in our midst. The time has come, I believe, to address this void in HBCU administration and student affairs, and hopefully come to the realization that we can no longer afford to view our student population as just “one dark body.”

 —Dr. Pamela Reed is a diversity consultant and assistant professor of English and African- American literature at Virginia State University.

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