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Howard-Baptiste, Shewanee; Harris, Jessica C. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
We explored the historical and contemporary struggles of Black female scholars who overcame multiple forms of resistance in higher education. In addition to a review of some of the most recent literature on the subject and our personal reflections of our sojourns in higher education, we also examined the educational journeys of Sadie Tanner…
Descriptors: Females, African American Teachers, African Americans, Scholarship
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Biggs, Shirley A.; Musewe, Lucas O.; Harvey, Jean P. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Our study examines the impact of adult mentoring on Black, under-resourced, urban, middle grade students. First, we explore impact of mentoring on grades earned in the context of a comprehensive program which included one-on-one mentoring and an array of out-of-school enrichment activities. We also examine the nature of mentor-mentee engagement…
Descriptors: Mentors, Academic Achievement, African American Students, Disproportionate Representation
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Wood, J. Luke; Harrison, John D. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
In this study we examined the college choice process for Black males attending community colleges. Using data from the Educational Longitudinal Study, findings indicated that Black males who attend community colleges select their institutions based upon having a degree in their chosen field, the coursework/curriculum, job placement record,…
Descriptors: College Choice, Community Colleges, African American Students, Males
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King, LaGarrett J.; Brown, Keffrelyn – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Our study examined the experiences of three middle school teachers who created their own Black History Month curriculum. Although, the relevance of Black History Month is under scrutiny by opponents who feel it marginalized the history of Black Americans, proponents of this position have failed: to account for teachers who view and use this Month…
Descriptors: African American History, African American Achievement, Middle School Teachers, History Instruction
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Wallace, Sherri L.; Moore, Sharon E.; Curtis, Carla M. – Negro Educational Review, 2014
The number of Black women in the academy is small. Further, that number decreases as the academic and administrative ranks increase. Yet, these scholars and social agents play roles vital to education. This reflective essay describes the experiences of three Black female scholars at Predominately White Institutions. Using personal narratives as an…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Females, Scholarship, Institutional Characteristics
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Parsons, Eileen Carlton; Turner, Kea – Negro Educational Review, 2014
Racial equality and racial equity in U.S. education has been elusive although decades of education reform have them as goals. Current discourse advocate colorblind and post-racial solutions to racial inequality and racial inequity in education; these solutions implicate presentism, a view that exclusively circumscribes the existence of present-day…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Case Studies
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Jones, Tamara Bertrand; Osborne-Lampkin, La'Tara – Negro Educational Review, 2013
In recent years, a number of Black female junior scholars have participated in an early career professional development program designed to address socialization issues through individual and small group mentoring. This descriptive qualitative study investigated scholars' perceptions of the importance and effectiveness of a research…
Descriptors: Women Faculty, African American Teachers, Faculty Development, Mentors
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Chang, Aurora; Welton, Anjale D.; Martinez, Melissa A.; Cortez, Laura – Negro Educational Review, 2013
Research that exclusively focuses on pre-tenure racially underrepresented female faculty remains scarce. Our aim is to shed light on these rarely documented experiences in an effort to understand their navigation of the world of academia. Using critical ethnographic methodology, we argue that pre-tenure racially underrepresented female faculty…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Disproportionate Representation, Academic Rank (Professional), Women Faculty
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Graham, Anthony – Negro Educational Review, 2013
This investigation examined the Praxis I perceptions of Black undergraduate Education majors seeking admission into the Teacher Education Program at a historically Black university. Participants were 52 students conveniently selected from an Introduction to Teacher Education course where preparation for the Praxis I is emphasized. Academic…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Student Attitudes, Education Majors, College Applicants
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Tucker, Constance R.; Winsor, Denise L. – Negro Educational Review, 2013
In order to increase the number of health care providers in underserved communities, numerous efforts are being made to increase the number of Black students in the health professions. Research supports the idea that individuals from minority populations seek doctors of the same race or culture. In an effort to provide increased health care to…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, Persistence, Career Development
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Griffin, Karin L. – Negro Educational Review, 2013
The author examines her journey before and as she pursued tenure and promotion in the academy. She argues that the path to tenure and promotion in higher education institutions was not one designed to provide a fair and equitable process for Black female faculty who function as academic librarians. Further, she suggests that librarians in this…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Tenure, Promotion (Occupational)
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Esters, Lorenzo L.; Strayhorn, Terrell L. – Negro Educational Review, 2013
Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) represent one of many types of institutions in the American system of higher education. Comparatively little attention has been given to the campus' executive leader, namely the president. Our study describes early twenty-first century contributions to and challenges of public land-grant…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Higher Education, College Presidents, Land Grant Universities
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Croom, Natasha; Patton, Lori – Negro Educational Review, 2012
This article examines experiences of a Black woman full professor, and the benefits and privileges associated with reaching this rank. Its purpose is to leave little room for conjecture about the rank and those who have earned it. Using critical race theory and a critical race feminism framework coupled with the concept of the miner's canary, we…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), Females, College Faculty, Critical Theory
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Agosto, Vonzell; Karanxha, Zorka – Negro Educational Review, 2012
We describe the lived experiences of a Black Woman educational leader who has studied and worked in the academy and in the field of K-12 education. This partial life history, excavated through the tenets of Critical Race Theory (CRT), illuminates the social construction of race and the pervasiveness and permanence of racism. We determined through…
Descriptors: Interviews, Religious Factors, Instructional Leadership, Faculty
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Jain, Dimpal; Turner, Caroline – Negro Educational Review, 2012
We explore the politics of naming for non-White women faculty in higher education as it relates to womanist theory. A discussion of these faculty experiences in general, and women faculty in particular are provided to illuminate the many challenges we face in the academy. One such challenge is how we come to identify our scholarship and align…
Descriptors: Feminism, Women Faculty, Females, Interviews
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