ERIC Number: EJ1082793
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Racial Microaggressions among Asian American and Latino/a Students at a Historically Black University
Palmer, Robert T.; Maramba, Dina C.
Journal of College Student Development, v56 n7 p705-722 Oct 2015
Research illustrates that the enrollments of Asian American and Latino/a students are increasing at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs). Nevertheless, research on how these students experience the institutional climates of HBCUs is nonexistent; hence, we sought to explore the college-choice process and perceptions of campus climate for Asian American and Latino/a students at HBCUs. One of the salient themes that emerged from this study was participants' experiences with racial microaggressions at a HBCU. This article discusses those experiences and concludes by providing implications for institutional practice and future research.
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, Enrollment Trends, Racial Differences, Interpersonal Relationship, Aggression, Racial Discrimination, Interviews, Credibility, Student Attitudes, College Students, Qualitative Research
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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