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No Rest For The Weary: The Weight Of Race, Gender, And Place Inside And Outside A Southern Classroom, Barbara Harris Combs Dec 2016

No Rest For The Weary: The Weight Of Race, Gender, And Place Inside And Outside A Southern Classroom, Barbara Harris Combs

Clark Atlanta University Faculty Publications

In this article, I reflect on my lived experience as an African American woman teaching in the racialized and gendered context of a predominantly white institution (PWI) in the Deep South. I use the context of a southern campus in the Deep South to provide insight into the ways place, race, and gender continue to shape experiences of people of color and in so doing highlight the fallacy that the United States is a colorblind or post-racial society. To do so, I utilize counter-storytelling—a tool advanced by critical race theory (CRT) scholars; while CRT is useful to understand the ...


School Counselor Use Of Narrative Therapy To Support Students Of Color Transitioning From An Alternative School Setting., Natoya Hill Haskins, Leonissa Johnson, Lee E. Grimes Mar 2016

School Counselor Use Of Narrative Therapy To Support Students Of Color Transitioning From An Alternative School Setting., Natoya Hill Haskins, Leonissa Johnson, Lee E. Grimes

Clark Atlanta University Faculty Publications

The authors propose a collaborative application of narrative therapy utilizing the school counselor, teachers, and parents to support students of color transitioning from an alternative school setting. Research indicates that students of color transitioning from alternative settings often face stigma and marginalization by teachers and peers. The authors contend that school counselors can use this collaborative narrative approach to support students to create new narratives within a supportive environment. Included is an illustration demonstrating the application of the collaborative narrative therapy process.