Volume 21, Numéro 1, Pages 445-460
Authors : Samira Belmokhtar .
Black American women made significant gains in higher education during the later half of the twentieth century. Despite institutionalized racism and sexism's persistent and interacting consequences, these women accomplished major progress. They now hold leadership positions in the academia that were formerly explicitly denied to them as a result of the strong fights of the civil rights and women's movements. This article looks at the experiences of Black American women in mostly white higher education institutions, as well as how race and gender intersect and influence their academic careers. Additionally, a more in-depth examination of potential roadblocks and challenges would add to the literature on their responsibilities and victories. This research paper takes a historical look at Black women's journey in the United States as they seek their first academic opportunities. As a result, Black women can express, document, and emphasize their careers, as well as demonstrate the relevance of the elements that determine their success and hard-won wins.
Black American Women ; Higher Education ; Predominantly White Institutions ; Racial and Gender Gap
Said Houari Amel
Ajayi Ibukun Osuolale