The Exclusion of Black Women from National Leadership Positions in the United States: Taxation with Limited Representation
- Empowering African Americans in the Sciences. Smith, Nannette C. // Journal of College Science Teaching;Nov2000, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p156
Focuses on the science education of Afro-American women in Historically Black College or University (HBCU) in the United States. Information on the science degree at HBCU; Trend for Afro-American postgraduate degree attainment.
- My Sister's Keeper: A Qualitative Examination of Mentoring Experiences Among African American Women in Graduate and Professional Schools. Patton, Lori D. // Journal of Higher Education;Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p510
The article discusses the participation of African American women in mentoring programs in professional and graduate schools. The author comments on research which suggests that the academic success of African American women may be partially due to mentorships with other African American women...
- Self-Reflections, Teaching, and Learning in a Graduate Cultural Pluralism Course. Vaughn, Courtney Ann; Krutka, Daniel G. // International Journal of Action Research;2013, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p301
Using symbolic interaction as an interpretive framework, our participatory action research (PAR) project challenged students in Cultural Pluralism, a 2009 graduate level summer course, to wrestle with identity issues pertinent to teaching in a pluralistic society. Specifically, we wanted to...
- THE COUPLE THAT ROCKED COURTS. BOOKER, SIMEON // Ebony;Sep1967, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p78
The article offers information on a couple, Richard Perry Loving and his wife, who were allowed to live in Virginia after the U.S. Supreme Court passed a judgment in their favor. Loving is an American native who married an African American woman and was first imprisoned and exiled from their...
- A Black woman's place is in the House, the Senate and the Supreme Court. Montague, Virginia Mcneil // New York Amsterdam News;5/14/2009, Vol. 100 Issue 20, p13
In this article the author discusses the need of President Barack Obama to consider an African American woman to fill the vacant position in the Supreme Court in the U.S. She states that Obama should also nominate African American women in the position and acknowledge their accomplishments and...
- To 'all the single ladies' and African Americans. // Michigan Citizen;7/6/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 35, pA10
The author discusses various U.S. Supreme Court decisions on cases involving women such the contraception mandate concerning the Affordable Care Act, the inability of home health care workers to receive union fees, and the role of African American unmarried women in reshaping American electorate.
- The Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court Nomination Offers a Great Opportunity to Advance the Diversity Dialogue. Harrington, Melanie // Profiles in Diversity Journal;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p16
The author reflects on the words of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Sonia Sotomayor in her speech about gender equality and race discrimination. The author states that person from the political arena called her a racist and called for the retraction of her statement. She adds that Sotomayor's...
- Black Studies: Challenges and Critical Debates. PHILLIPS, MARY // Western Journal of Black Studies;Summer2010, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p273
The article presents the author's reflections on the progress of the academic discipline of Africology, also known as Africana studies or Black studies, in the United States at the graduate level as of 2010 and discussing its possible future trajectories. The author's highlights three major...
- One Hundred Black Women highlights inspirational leaders at general meeting. // New York Amsterdam News;
Reports on the September 30, 2000 meeting of the New York City-based Afro-American women's group, New York Coalition of 100 Black Women.