Georgia’s Election Disaster Shows How Bad Voting in 2020 Can Be

Voters across the nation should prepare for similar circumstances in their communities – but there is still time for them to demand better from their officials.

The Long Road to Reparations

This essay situates the argument for reparations for slavery in the context of centuries of black political and intellectual history.

2020, 1992, and Beyond: Anti-Black Violence and Black Protest in the US

This essay provides a backdrop to the wave of protests to the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and others, and it argues that anti-black violence and black protest movements have been recurrent themes in black history from the colonial era to the present age.

Land as Freedom

This visual story of land shows some of the land that Morehouse owns that can be put into partnerships like no other. With a respect for history and people, properties could become centers of innovation, creative incubators, language-centered student housing, faculty and guest housing, living and learning centers. As developers make offers to purchase land that sits campus-adjacent, Morehouse has a unique ability to safeguard and embrace Black people and Black communities.

The Pandemic and Protests Underscore the Relevance of King’s Philosophy

Martin Luther King, Jr. ’48 advocated allegiances across borders and demonstrated that social justice depends upon the recognition of the interconnectedness of humanity. In this moment of crisis, his philosophy speaks to international protesters and to a new generation of Morehouse students.

Monday Night Coping

Faculty at Morehouse College are parents, too. With the responsibility of teaching young Black men also comes the protection of a mother’s love.

Defund the Police Now

More training, more equipment, and more officers will not stop police from killing Black people.

Maroon Tiger Reports on George Floyd Protests, COVID-19 Consequences

The Maroon Tiger is the Morehouse College student news organization. We invite you to take a look at timely content about two of the world’s major issues: the coronavirus pandemic and George Floyd’s death with a policeman’s knee on his neck in Minneapolis.

Statement of Solidarity and Action

We, the faculty and staff of Morehouse College, stand in solidarity with the national and international response of grief and anger concerning the recent killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery, and too many others. We invite you to join us in action.

WWTS: What Would Thurman Say?

Although Thurman was committed to nonviolence, he most certainly understood the exasperation and outrage of Black people against police brutality and white supremacy. But Thurman’s signature response to moments of crisis, which were uncannily similar to our present crisis, focused on “the ‘inward center’ as the crucial arena where the issues would determine the destiny of his people.”

My Letter of Solidarity: Our Work Matters

Sharing from the heart. No matter how helpless we may feel at this moment about systemic racism, we must keep pushing and believe that together goodness will triumph and that things will not be this way forever. No matter the circumstances, the work we do here at Morehouse is today even more relevant.

Rage On

With the killing of George Floyd and too many others, to not rage is to lie.

The Name I Say

The continued spread of SARS-COV-2 is not inevitable. It is irrational.

The Language of the Unheard

Riots have been a mainstay in American history. If we want them to stop, we must abolish the conditions that cause them.

Louis Delsarte: A Reflection

Louis Delsarte was a visual griot and jazz maestro on canvas.

Worth Fighting For: Notes on Black Student Protest

What can we learn from the Jackson State protest of 1970 or the Howard University protest of 1989? As teachers and students retreat during the pandemic and campus discussions dissipate, a political science professor offers notes on two readings from his first-year seminar, "Politics and Protest."

German educators visit Morehouse College to learn about HBCUs

In October 2019 a group of eight secondary school teachers from the German state of Saxony visited Morehouse College to learn more about the history of the institution and the role of HBCUs in the higher education landscape of the United States.

Dharma of Science: Teaching the Philosophy of Science for Buddhist Scholars

Last summer, several Morehouse College faculty traveled to India to teach science to monastic students as part of the Emory Tibet Science Initiative (ETSI). ETSI promotes dialogue between Western Science and Buddhist traditions. Morehouse faculty have participated with ETSI since 2015 and Dr. Sinead Younge of the Morehouse College Psychology Department reflects on her time with the program.

Morehouse Pan-African Global Experience (MPAGE)

The Morehouse Pan-African Global Experience (MPAGE), our signature education abroad program, has been taking the lead role in supporting our college’s mission and commitment to cultivate the history and culture of black people around the world. Dr. Michael Dillon examines two commonly overlooked ramifications crucial to our college: student retention and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Morehouse College in Ireland

What can we learn by comparing the Black freedom struggle in the United States with the peace process in Ireland?