Adam Harris, National Fellow, is a staff writer at the Atlantic where he has covered education and national politics since 2018. He was previously a reporter at the Chronicle of Higher Education, where he covered federal education policy and historically black colleges and universities. He is working on a book, The State Must Provide, a narrative history of racial inequality in higher education and how the government is responsible for shaping it. The book will be published by Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollins.
- The Little College Where Tuition Is Free and Every Student Is Given a Job: There were colleges that attempted integrated education before the government stepped in. Berea College was one of them.
- The Supreme Court Justice Who Forever Changed Affirmative Action: A story about how affirmative action was killed in the cradle.
- They Wanted Desegregation. They Settled for Money, and It’s About to Run Out.: Historically black colleges continue to play an outsized role in the education of black students despite only composing three-percent of four-year, non-profit colleges, and they have been underfunded since the beginning.