Reclaiming Our Time: A 21st Century Response to Banks’ 'Afro-American Scholars in the University' (Presentation Slides)

20 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2019

Date Written: 2018

Abstract

Revisiting 1984 William Banks, UC Berkeley Landmark article “Afro-American Scholars in the University:
Roles and Conflicts,” American Behavioral Scientist, 27(3), 325-338.
• Uses and misuses of Black scholars
• Constituencies in conflict Range of responses from Black scholars
• Standards and realities for Black scholars
• Stigma of affirmative action
• Burden of symbolism
Tradition of Black urban education scholars examining these tensions (Butner, Burley, & Marbley, 2000; Johnson, 2001; Madyun, Williams, McGee, & Milner, 2013; Tillman, 2001)

Keywords: US higher education, diversity, equity, Afro-American scholars, Black scholars, academe

Suggested Citation

Reddick, Richard J., Reclaiming Our Time: A 21st Century Response to Banks’ 'Afro-American Scholars in the University' (Presentation Slides) (2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3408853 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3408853

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