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Lockett, Alexandria; Walker, Sarah Rude – Composition Studies, 2016
Intensified visibility of racialized violence in the United States, as it relates to policing and the criminal justice system, raises questions about the purpose and application of higher education. College students all over the world attend school within a striking global portrait of antiracist protest occurring on social media, on their…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, College Students, Social Media
Marcy, Jennifer Jerusha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This research study explores the doctoral socialization and transnational experiences of sub-Saharan African doctoral students whose education is sponsored by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). This study is designed to explore the convergence of the international student experience, doctoral student socialization, and the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Doctoral Programs, Socialization, Foreign Students
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Craft, Eleanor; Howley, Aimee – Teachers College Record, 2018
Background/Context: Disproportionate placement of African American students into special education programs is likely to be a form of institutional racism, especially when such placement stigmatizes students. If placement also fails to lead to educational benefits, the practice becomes even more suspect. Some studies have explored disproportionate…
Descriptors: Student Experience, African American Students, Special Education, Disproportionate Representation
Keirn, Colleen Lynette – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This research study captured the stories of 11 university faculty about their lived experiences with the university's social justice mission. Key findings revealed: (a) faculty of color described experiencing racism on campus, (b) faculty of color felt marginalized on campus, (c) faculty developed their understanding of the mission over time, (d)…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Experience, Institutional Mission, Social Justice
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Fries-Britt, Sharon; George Mwangi, Chrystal A.; Peralta, Alicia M. – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2014
Foreign-born students of color arrive in the United States with racial and cultural orientations specific to their country of origin, which are often quite distinct from issues of race and racism within the U.S. context. This qualitative study examines the college experiences of 15 foreign-born students of color to address the research question:…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, College Students, Educational Experience, Racial Attitudes
Kao, Cassie I. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
In the United States, colleges and universities have not promoted the academic success of their students of color as effectively as their White students (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2016). While much research has been conducted to explore how racism impacts higher education attainment of Black/African American and…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Learner Engagement, College Students, Campuses
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Conde-Frazier, Elizabeth – Religious Education, 2017
This article discusses how religious education began at Esperanza College in North Philadelphia, one of the poorest counties of the United States. It also is the largest community of returning citizens in Pennsylvania. Student access and success in higher education continues to be impacted by the effects of structural racism and systemic poverty.…
Descriptors: Religious Education, School Community Relationship, School Community Programs, Intergroup Relations
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Dounas-Frazer, Dimitri R.; Hyater-Adams, Simone A.; Reinholz, Daniel L. – Physics Teacher, 2017
Physics and physics education in the United States suffer from severe (and, in some cases, worsening) underrepresentation of Black, Latinx, and Native American people of all genders and women of all races and ethnicities. In this paper, we describe an approach to facilitating physics students' collective and continued education about such…
Descriptors: Physics, College Science, Science Education, Minority Group Students
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Apple, Michael W. – Educational Policy, 2017
In England, we might say that "the Empire has come home." This means that while racism and the processes of racialization are indeed extraordinarily powerful, there will not only be strong similarities between say the United States and England but also significant differences in how these things play out both now and in the past. This is…
Descriptors: Race, Social Class, Educational Strategies, Blacks
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Yull, Denise; Blitz, Lisa V.; Thompson, Tonia; Murray, Carla – School Community Journal, 2014
Research has demonstrated persistent, disproportionally negative educational outcomes for students of color, causing national concern in this area. School personnel increasingly understand the need to engage with parents as educational partners, but parents of color may feel marginalized in these efforts. This paper presents findings from a series…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, African American Family, Partnerships in Education
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Torres-Harding, Susan R.; Steele, Cheronda; Schulz, Erica; Taha, Farah; Pico, Chantal – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2014
Encouraging students to engage in activities that actively seek to promote social justice is a goal of many educators. This study analyzed college student perceptions around social justice and related activities in a medium-sized, urban university in the United States. Students' open-ended responses to questions assessing their perceptions of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Social Justice, College Students, Classification
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King, LaGarrett J.; Womac, Patrick – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2014
This article explores the discourse on Black Founding Fathers through Glenn Beck's television show, "Founders' Fridays". According to Beck, this 2010 summer television special was an opportunity to present Black American history in a more nuanced and truthful way. The theoretical framework, silencing the past, is used to…
Descriptors: African Americans, Television, African American History, Racial Relations
Desmore, Keiana L. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
In this study, an investigation of the educational experiences of Afro-Caribbean student immigrants who were academically successful in the United States at the higher education level was conducted. Although immigrants of African descent experienced barriers such as immigrant status and racial minority status which led to a double disadvantage in…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Blacks, Higher Education, Barriers
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Sifford, Amy; Ng, Kok-Mun; Wang, Chuang – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 2009
We examined the factor structure of the Psychosocial Costs of Racism to Whites Scale (PCRW; Spanierman & Heppner, 2004) on 766 White American university students from the southeastern United States. Results from confirmatory factor analyses supported the 3-factor model proposed by Spanierman and Heppner (2004). The construct validity of the…
Descriptors: Validity, Factor Structure, Measures (Individuals), Racial Bias
Davis, Matthew D. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2006
In this book Professor Davis illustrates the often unexpected reach of historical research intended originally to fill a knowledge gap. He found a forgotten figure from the past who as a scholar and teacher had contributed significantly to education. Manuel's story warranted attention, but in reconstructing it Professor Davis discovered leads to a…
Descriptors: American Studies, Educational Research, Mexican Americans, Educational History
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