ERIC Number: EJ1222870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Abstractor: As Provided
The Danger of an Untold Story: Excerpts from My Life as a Black Academic
Hill, Renee F.
Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, v60 n3 p208-214 2019
People of color who choose careers in higher education may encounter microaggressions, marginalization, and other unpleasant situations. This narrative shares the experiences and perspectives of one African-American academic's experiences with the intent of encouraging academic professionals from underrepresented populations to persevere.
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Higher Education, Women Faculty, African American Teachers, Minority Group Teachers, Librarians, Library Science, Disproportionate Representation, Diversity (Faculty), Cultural Awareness, Racial Bias, Gender Bias
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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