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Marbley, Aretha Faye; Rouson, Leon; Burley, Hansel; Ross, Wendy; Bonner, Fred A., II; Lértora, Ian; Huang, Shih-Han – Multicultural Education, 2017
Equipping future professionals and educators with critical global multicultural competences and skills to work with people from diverse backgrounds is a challenge for both predominantly White institutions (PWIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The major objective of this article is to introduce an adaptable model with an…
Descriptors: Models, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Cultural Pluralism
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Marbley, Aretha Faye; Bonner, Fred A., II.; Robinson, Petra A.; Stevens, Hal; Li, Jiaqi; Phelan, Kathleen; Huang, Shih-Han – Multicultural Education, 2015
In the counternarratives shared in this article, the readers will read accounts of day-to-day realities of being a professional that will help prepare them in their professional roles as educators and counselors, in particular, the educational life experiences that influenced their professional development. Each person reflects on their life--as…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Attitudes, Phenomenology, Early Experience
Marbley, Aretha Faye; Rouson, Leon – Multicultural Education, 2011
For the African-American family, life ain't been no crystal stair. The African-American family has trotted for over 400 years through a wilderness of racism, poverty, discrimination of all kinds, crossing seas of monsters and forests of demons. Yet, despite the numerous obstacles and attacks that society has mounted against it since slavery, the…
Descriptors: African American Family, Slavery, African Americans, African American Culture
Marbley, Aretha Faye; Bonner, Fred; Berg, Rachelle – Multicultural Education, 2008
With the increased focus on issues of diversity and multiculturalism in the United States and abroad, educators and clinicians have become more and more concerned about the feasibility and validity of their assessment instruments and practices for children and adults from nonWhite backgrounds. Many researchers emphasize that when working with…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Psychological Evaluation, Cultural Pluralism, Evaluation Methods
Marbley, Aretha Faye; Bonner, Fred Arthur, II; McKisick, Sheketa; Henfield, Malik S.; Watts, Lisa M. – Multicultural Education, 2007
Due to changing demographics in the K-12 student population contrasted with the homogeneous population of prospective teachers, the uncertainty about teacher preparedness to meet the needs of diverse student populations remains a controversial educational issue. Teacher educators have continued to question whether preservice teachers presently in…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers
Burley, Hansel; Marbley, Aretha Faye; Bush, Lawson, V. – Multicultural Education, 2007
This article concerns the tragedy of the misuse of power and the power of imagined inferiority. African Americans must lose misconceptions about the majority, heighten understanding about being Black in America and how that makes their children vulnerable to this nation's worst, stop fighting losing battles like affirmative action, and find and…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Community, Affirmative Action, Misconceptions
Marbley, Aretha Faye – Multicultural Education, 2007
Throughout the country and especially in Texas, local communities opened their arms to hurricane Katrina evacuees. Like the federal government, emergency health and mental health entities were unprepared for the massive numbers of people needing assistance. Mental health professionals, though armed with a wealth of crisis intervention information,…
Descriptors: Crisis Intervention, Mental Health Workers, Mental Health Programs, Community Coordination