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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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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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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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Cobb-Roberts, Deirdre – Negro Educational Review, 2012
This article represents a critical reflection of a Black African American female associate professor who, while teaching a diversity course, unknowingly enabled systems of power and privilege to undermine her faculty role in the course and in the academy. The author revisits a story of this experience and its vestiges using Critical Race Theory…
Descriptors: Safety, College Faculty, Racial Discrimination, Critical Theory
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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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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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Dowdy, Joanne Kilgour; Hamilton, Awilda – Negro Educational Review, 2012
This case study presents the findings from a qualitative research project about a Black woman scholar, the first non-White female to serve as chair of a department and the associate dean of the college in its 100 year history. The study focuses on the experiences of a Black woman scholar as a chairperson and the learning she achieved during her…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, African Americans, Women Administrators, Case Studies
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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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Ellington, Roni M.; Frederick, Rona – Negro Educational Review, 2010
Experiences of eight Black high-achieving college junior and senior mathematics majors are examined to discern which social and cultural factors shape success and persistence in mathematics. College persistence literature as well as mathematics education studies that document Black students' success in mathematics were used as frameworks to…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), College Students, Mathematics Education, Persistence
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Dorsey, Dana Thompson – Negro Educational Review, 2008
In June 2007, the United States Supreme Court rendered its most recent decision on the constitutionality of race-based education policies. The Court decided that race-based student assignment policies implemented in two school districts to ensure racially integrated schools violated the United States Constitution. Since the implementation of the…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Court Litigation, Affirmative Action
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Singleton, Gwendolyn James; Robertson, Jermaine; Robinson, Jackie Collins; Austin, Candice; Edochie, Valencia – Negro Educational Review, 2008
Black Americans suffer disproportionate incidences of severe complications associated with hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Psychosocial factors and subsequent coping responses have been implicated in the etiology of disease. Perceived racism has been identified as a source of stress for Blacks and is related to anger, hostility, paranoia,…
Descriptors: Coping, Etiology, Hypertension, Heart Disorders
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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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Matthews, Lou Edward; Williams, Brian A. – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
Ensuring that young Black men are afforded equal educational opportunities, access, and outcomes in education remains the most pressing challenge of modern schooling. Critical to overcoming this challenge is a focus on engineering pathways to design for school-based initiatives which draw more comprehensively from research and the prevailing…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Engineering, Educational Opportunities, Males
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Rucker, Walter C.; Jubilee, Sabriya Kaleen – Negro Educational Review, The, 2007
As slavery ended, Black Georgians developed unique solutions to the many problems they faced in attaining literacy and other educational goals. In terms of some of their earlier efforts, we describe a pattern in which local Black communities in Georgia sought to create and fund their own schools at primary, secondary, and post-secondary levels. In…
Descriptors: Social Change, African Americans, African American Culture, Literacy Education
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