Diversity and Your Department

Resources for addressing diversity and inclusion

Tag: Microaggressions


Jonathan Scott Holloway. (2013). Black Scholars and Memory in the Age of Black Studies. In Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940 (University of North Carolina Press, pp. 102–134). http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9781469610719_holloway.8

This essay details the author's experience teaching Black Studies as a Black man. It offers a glimpse into the experience of enduring and confronting microaggressions and bias on college and university campuses. This article will be useful to those wishing to understand that experience and for new professors working to find their place on campus.