HighJive at MultiCultiClassics has a pretty good take
on the recently announced Howard University/4A's initiative
. The whole thing is worth reading, but here's my favorite bit of advice for Nancy Hill: "Take our simple advice: Seize the position of 4As Chief Diversity Officer. Resist the temptation to pass the buck, dodge the drama or delegate the authority to a friendly minority. Immerse yourself in the complex, emotional, maddening mess our industry has allowed to fester for generations—and strive to solve it."