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The Erasure Of Black Women, Tamara D. Anderson, Maya Anderson Mar 2021

The Erasure Of Black Women, Tamara D. Anderson, Maya Anderson

#CritEdPol: Journal of Critical Education Policy Studies at Swarthmore College

To what do we owe Black women? Everything. To be Black and female in America means that you are ignored, silenced, and sometimes erased. the very fabric of history would be quite different for all of us without the contributions, tears, blood, and love of Black women. As a result of the intersection of patriarchy and white supremacy, Black women are too often left exhausted, overworked, and left out of the historical narrative. This multi-modal creative work is a call to action to end the erasure of Black women with scholarship, visual art, and poetry.


“We Ain’T Come Over Here For That!”: Critical Moments On Racial Identity Development While Learning And Serving In Tanzania, Mariah Bender, Stephanie L. Burrell Storms Nov 2017

“We Ain’T Come Over Here For That!”: Critical Moments On Racial Identity Development While Learning And Serving In Tanzania, Mariah Bender, Stephanie L. Burrell Storms

Journal of Multicultural Affairs

In this narrative two Black women, one a recent college graduate and the other a tenured college professor from Jesuit institutions describe their experiences studying and engaging in service while in Tanzania. Both provide snapshots illustrating how engaging in heritage seeking while experiencing whiteness affected their racial identity development. Recommendations are included for students and faculty planning future study abroad and service trips in an international context with peers from different racial backgrounds.


A Poetic Narrative Of Two Black Women Navigating Academic And Professional Spaces, Veronica Fields, Briana Martin Mar 2017

A Poetic Narrative Of Two Black Women Navigating Academic And Professional Spaces, Veronica Fields, Briana Martin

The Vermont Connection

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African American Women In Higher Education: Issues And Support Strategies, Cynthia C. Bartman Nov 2015

African American Women In Higher Education: Issues And Support Strategies, Cynthia C. Bartman

College Student Affairs Leadership

In recent years, the college graduation rates of African American women, a historically marginalized group, have increased. However, their graduation rates continue to lag behind those of White women, among other racial/ethnic groups. This paper reviews the related literature and identifies four major issues impacting the college graduation rates of African American women. Additionally, intervention strategies are suggested.


Each One, Teach One: A Blackprint For Mentoring Postsecondary “Twice Exceptional” Student Scholars In “Search Of Education, Elevation And Knowledge”, Selena T. Rodgers, Tiffany Cudjoe Nov 2014

Each One, Teach One: A Blackprint For Mentoring Postsecondary “Twice Exceptional” Student Scholars In “Search Of Education, Elevation And Knowledge”, Selena T. Rodgers, Tiffany Cudjoe

Journal of Research Initiatives

Through the prism of a faculty-student mentoring relationship, this article highlights best practices to gain insight into resources for “twice exceptional” student scholars. Practical application stands at a position of intersecting domains—changing the tapestry of scholarly service and undergraduate research mentoring, and as an Each One, Teach One black-print model for mentoring. The article concludes with recommendations for best practices for post secondary mentors, educators, and counselors invested in developing student scholars in Search of Education, Elevation, and Knowledge.


A Profile Of Black Women In The 21st Century Academy: Still Learning From The “Outsider-Within”, Jeffrianne Wilder, Tamara Bertrand Jones, La’Tara Osborne-Lampkin Dec 2013

A Profile Of Black Women In The 21st Century Academy: Still Learning From The “Outsider-Within”, Jeffrianne Wilder, Tamara Bertrand Jones, La’Tara Osborne-Lampkin

Journal of Research Initiatives

In 1986, sociologist Patricia Hill Collins published the groundbreaking essay, “Learning from the Outsider Within: The Sociological Significance of Black Feminist Thought.” In that pivotal piece, she describes the unique experiences and perspectives of Black women faculty in academia, specifically within predominately-white institutions (PWI’s). Today, Black women faculty account for only 3 percent of all faculty nationwide (Ryu, 2010), and face a myriad of challenges related to their social location. Racism, sexism, and other interlocking oppressions create troubling obstacles for Black women at all levels in academia (Benjamin, 1998; Collins, 2000; Gregory, 2001; hooks, 1989; King, 1988). Using Collins ...


Black Women In The Economy: Facing Glass Ceilings In Academia, Bette Woody, Diane Brown, Teresa Green Jan 2000

Black Women In The Economy: Facing Glass Ceilings In Academia, Bette Woody, Diane Brown, Teresa Green

Trotter Review

The shrinking population of Black male doctoral degree holders may hold much of the key to the problems of Black women. Declines in Black male interest in doctoral degrees, has clearly not spelled gains for the recruitment of Black female scholars. New evidence of these patterns is visible in the latest government data on academic achievement of Black women and teaching job success. While Black women are achieving at high rates, they are also systematically by-passed by an expanded recruitment of African and Caribbean males to fill teaching positions in doctoral and research institutions. This new trend has probably reduced ...