Black Colleges Across the Diaspora: Global Perspectives on Race and Stratification in Postsecondary Education Vol: 14

M. Christopher Brown II
Kentucky State University, USA

T. Elon Dancy II
University of Oklahoma, USA


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9781786355225
Published:
01 Dec 2017
Publisher:
Emerald Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
220 pages - 152 x 229mm
Series:
Advances in Education in Diverse Communities: Research, Policy and Praxis
This book examines colleges and universities across the diaspora with majority African, African-American, and other Black designated student enrolments. The nomenclature of this cohort connotes an assumption of racial exclusivity and homogenous monolithism. Research confirms that these campuses possess a flourishing landscape with racial, economic, and gender diversity while sharing a Black identity created through global racialization. Globally, Black colleges and universities create academic and social environments where different races, sexes, cultures, languages, nationalities, and citizenship status coexist, enabling academic achievement, civic engagement, and colonial resistance. 

This volume highlights racial hegemony in multi-national student experiences and achievement; examines the social and career implications of attendance on lifelong success; explores the impact of global Black marginalization and racist ideology on Black college communities; and explores the role gender plays in outcomes and attainment. This book engages the diversity of black colleges and universities and explains their critical role in promoting academic excellence in higher education.
|This book examines colleges and universities across the diaspora with majority African, African-American, and other Black designated student enrolments. Research confirms that these campuses possess a flourishing landscape with racial, economic, and gender diversity while sharing a Black identity created through global racialization. Globally, Black colleges and universities create academic and social environments where different races, sexes, cultures, languages, nationalities, and citizenship status coexist, enabling academic achievement, civic engagement, and colonial resistance.  

This volume highlights racial hegemony in multi-national student experiences and achievement; examines the social and career implications of attendance on lifelong success; explores the impact of global Black marginalization and racist ideology on Black college communities; and explores the role gender plays in outcomes and attainment. This timely work engages the diversity of Black colleges and universities and explains their critical role in promoting academic excellence in higher education.
1, Toward a Global Understanding of Black Colleges: Defining Diaspora, Describing Stratification, and Disrupting Hegemony; M. Christopher Brown II and T. Elon Dancy II 

Part One: U.S. Perspectives on Race and Identity in Black Colleges 
2, Re-Coloring Campus: Complicating the Discourse about Race and Ethnicity on at Historically Black Colleges and Universities; Steve D. Mobley, Nina Daoud and Kimberly A. Griffin  
3, The “Browning” of Historical Black Colleges and Universities: Examining Non-Black Student Recruitment, J. T. Snipes and Carl Darnell  
4, Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Black Greek-Lettered Organizations in the “Post-Racial” Era of Accountability; Donald Mitchell, Jr  
5, Black Males at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Implication for Practice and Future Research; Robert T. Palmer and Jameel Scott 
6; Black Women at the Helm in HBCUs: Paradox of Gender and Leadership; Gaetane Jean-Marie and Virginia C. Tickles 
7, Spaces of Power and Authenticity: Judeo-Christian Privilege among Black Women Faculty at HBCUS; Kirsten T. Edwards 

Part Two: Global Perspectives on Race and Culture in Black Colleges 
8, Choosing HBCUs: Why African Americans Choose HBCUs in the 21st Century; Jennifer M. Johnson 
9, HBCU Labor Market Outcomes: An Examination of Baccalaureate Degree Holders’ Earnings and Benefits; J. Luke Wood and Robert T. Palmer 
10, Leading in the Black: African American HBCU Student Leadership Engagement Unpacked; Bryan K. Hotchkins 
11, An HBCU in the Anglophone Caribbean: Sociohistorical Perspectives on the University of the Virgin Islands; T. Elon Dancy II, Bryan K. Hotchkins, Crystal A. deGregory and Stevie Johnson 
12, A Tale of New Nations: Policy Perspectives on Collegiate Desegregation in South Africa and United States; M. Christopher Brown II; T. Elon Dancy II and Jason E. Lane 
13, The Absence of Indigenous African Higher Education: Contextualizing Whiteness, Post-Apartheid Racism, and Intentionality; Christopher B. Knaus and M. Christopher Brown II
M. Christopher Brown II is President of the Kentucky State University and Founder, Atwood Institute for Race, Education, and the Democratic Ideal, USA 

T. Elon Dancy II is Assistant Professor and Associate Dean for Community Engagement and Academic Inclusion at the University of Oklahoma, USA

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