Browse by Subject "African American"
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Student Voice?: An ethnography of activist women of color and the Daily Illini's negative representation of student activism. (2008-02-15)Women of color have historically been active players in social movements in the United States (U.S.). Because of this, women of color are oftentimes the targets of negative media representation or absent from any form of ...
(2016-04-21)According to the Obama Administration, we need a workforce that is going to be STEM ready because this is the only way that the U.S. will be able to compete on a global level with other nations. However, in order for ...
Transforming the tracks: a case for inclusion of high school students as stakeholders in achieving racial equity in academic placement (2014-09-16)For many years, equity minded education reforms, instituted through the courts or grassroots efforts, have been introduced in schools to minimize the disparities among students of different socio-economic, racial, and ...
(2015-04-14)African Americans bear a disproportionate burden of chronic diseases and disabilities and present one of the highest prevalence of physical inactivity compared to other racial/ethnic groups. Older African American women ...
The word that makes you go hmmm: exploring the relation between African Americans’ linguistic ideologies, racial identity attitudes, and usage of the n-word (2014-09-16)Two-hundred-and-eighty-five African Americans completed a web-based survey to explore their linguistic ideologies (i.e., beliefs about socially embedded words), racial identity attitudes, and usage of the word nigga. The ...