When you see microaggressions occurring against colleagues, how should you respond? Kerry Ann Rockquemore offers guidance.
Being authentic is the most important thing, writes Eric Anthony Grollman. What good does seeing a black or brown face at the front of the classroom do if that face is wearing a mask?
Raising awareness of them and serving as models for other people is crucial for women in leadership positions in academe, writes Nichola D. Gutgold.
In higher education institutions, faculty of color are professionally and mentally stretched. Dwayne A. Mack provides practical strategies to achieve a better work-life balance and avoid burnout.
The precarity of contingent faculty members limits their ability to make important structural changes in the academy, including responding to student demands for racial justice, writes Michelle Kweder.
Roksana Badruddoja writes an open letter to her students, à la Shannon Gibney, Saida Grundy and Zandria F. Robinson.
You don’t need to be a person of color to mentor a colleague of color, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore, but you do need to rethink what it means to be a mentor.
Being a minority of any kind in academe can be difficult, writes Manya Whitaker. But you can be much happier if you don't force relationships with people whom you are not naturally inclined to befriend.
Recruiting underrepresented faculty without fixing retention problems creates a revolving door, not long-term change, writes Kerry Ann Rockquemore.
Eric Anthony Grollman discusses the exploitation of scholars of color in academe.
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