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Howard-Baptiste, Shewanee; Harris, Jessica C. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
We explored the historical and contemporary struggles of Black female scholars who overcame multiple forms of resistance in higher education. In addition to a review of some of the most recent literature on the subject and our personal reflections of our sojourns in higher education, we also examined the educational journeys of Sadie Tanner…
Descriptors: Females, African American Teachers, African Americans, Scholarship
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Wallace, Sherri L.; Moore, Sharon E.; Curtis, Carla M. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
The number of Black women in the academy is small. Further, that number decreases as the academic and administrative ranks increase. Yet, these scholars and social agents play roles vital to education. This reflective essay describes the experiences of three Black female scholars at Predominately White Institutions. Using personal narratives as an…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Females, Scholarship, Institutional Characteristics
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Griffin, Karin L. – Negro Educational Review, 2013
The author examines her journey before and as she pursued tenure and promotion in the academy. She argues that the path to tenure and promotion in higher education institutions was not one designed to provide a fair and equitable process for Black female faculty who function as academic librarians. Further, she suggests that librarians in this…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Tenure, Promotion (Occupational)
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Croom, Natasha; Patton, Lori – Negro Educational Review, 2012
This article examines experiences of a Black woman full professor, and the benefits and privileges associated with reaching this rank. Its purpose is to leave little room for conjecture about the rank and those who have earned it. Using critical race theory and a critical race feminism framework coupled with the concept of the miner's canary, we…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Females, College Faculty, Critical Theory
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Agosto, Vonzell; Karanxha, Zorka – Negro Educational Review, 2012
We describe the lived experiences of a Black Woman educational leader who has studied and worked in the academy and in the field of K-12 education. This partial life history, excavated through the tenets of Critical Race Theory (CRT), illuminates the social construction of race and the pervasiveness and permanence of racism. We determined through…
Descriptors: Interviews, Religious Factors, Instructional Leadership, Faculty
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Jain, Dimpal; Turner, Caroline – Negro Educational Review, 2012
We explore the politics of naming for non-White women faculty in higher education as it relates to womanist theory. A discussion of these faculty experiences in general, and women faculty in particular are provided to illuminate the many challenges we face in the academy. One such challenge is how we come to identify our scholarship and align…
Descriptors: Feminism, Women Faculty, Females, Interviews
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Generett, Gretchen Givens; Cozart, Sheryl – Negro Educational Review, 2012
This article describes our evolution as two Black American women academics who, after years of dealing with our community's marginalization and our own marginalization in the academy, began to employ research as a way of surviving. To share the significance of this experience, we first reflect on our understandings of our positionality within the…
Descriptors: African American Community, Qualitative Research, Females, Research Methodology
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Davis, Dannielle Joy; Chaney, Cassandra; Edwards, LaWanda; Thompson-Rogers, G. Kaye; Gines, Kathryn T. – Negro Educational Review, 2012
In this article we describe the experiences of Black women academics who participated in one or more of the following programs geared towards supporting the research and professional development of faculty: (a) the Sisters of the Academy's (SOTA) Research Boot Camp; (b) the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity's Faculty Success…
Descriptors: Females, Foundation Programs, Faculty Development, Professional Development
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Mawhinney, Lynnette – Negro Educational Review, 2012
As a Black female faculty member with teaching experience at a historically Black university, I describe through personal narrative methodology my experience with othermothering, student-teacher relationships, and unwritten institutional policy. I focus on expectations that students have regarding faculty and institutional support and those that…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Females, Teaching Experience, Personal Narratives
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Smith, Bettye P.; Johnson-Bailey, Juanita – Negro Educational Review, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe student ratings of teaching effectiveness for women faculty at a Southern Research Extensive University. Of the 82 women faculty in this study, 61 or 74% were White, 13 or 16% were Black, and 8 or 10% were identified as "Other" (including Asians, Latinos, and Native Americans). Both undergraduate…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, Women Faculty, Females, Course Evaluation
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Chambers, Crystal Renee – Negro Educational Review, 2012
Critical content analysis is used to identify content within blogs, exposing views within academe that reinforce and normalize racist, sexist, and interactively racist and sexist perspectives. The two themes explored here are unfairness and subjectivities within personnel processes and the qualifications of Black women faculty, as raised through a…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, Females, Affirmative Action, Content Analysis
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Muhammad, Crystal Gafford; Dixson, Adrienne D. – Negro Educational Review, 2008
In life as in literature, both the mainstream public and the Black community writ large, overlook the Black female experiences, both adolescent and adult. In order to contribute to the knowledge base regarding this population, we present through our study a statistical portrait of Black females in high school. To do so, we present an analysis of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Females, Profiles, High School Students
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Smith, Michael J. – Negro Educational Review, 2008
Access to higher education in America is increasingly becoming a privilege for upper-class youth. On the other hand, youth in lower socioeconomic groups have less access and are increasingly marginalized and less able to compete in the college choice arena. While parental involvement is one way to fight against this unfortunate trend, parents of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Mothers, College Choice, Females
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Winkle-Wagner, Rachelle – Negro Educational Review, 2008
Black undergraduate college women's construction of feminism and the intersection of race and gender categories at a predominantly White public college in the Midwestern United States were explored as part of a larger ethnographic study about women's college experiences and identity. This study examines 30 women's implicit notions of identity as…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Females, Focus Groups, Ethnography
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Lloyd, Hortense D. – Negro Educational Review, 1992
Briefly describes the lives of important African-American women, detailing the challenges they faced and how they survived from Sojourner Truth to Alice Walker. Suggests that the strengths and lessons of the lives of these women may shed light on how to help African-American males. (JB)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Black Achievement, Black Culture
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