ERIC Number: EJ900530
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
The African American Student Network: Creating Sanctuaries and Counterspaces for Coping with Racial Microaggressions in Higher Education Settings
Grier-Reed, Tabitha L.
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, v49 n2 p181-188 Fall 2010
African American college students face a number of race-related stressors on predominantly White campuses. The African American Student Network is described as a potential humanistic counterspace to provide a sanctuary for these students when coping with racial microaggressions. The development and study of future humanistic interventions in this area is recommended.
Descriptors: African American Students, Race, Coping, Racial Bias, Aggression, College Students, Racial Factors, Humanism, Educational Environment, Social Networks, Social Support Groups, Counseling Techniques, Social Justice
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A