A paradise to regain : post-Obama insights from women educators of the Black diaspora (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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A paradise to regain : post-Obama insights from women educators of the Black diaspora

A paradise to regain : post-Obama insights from women educators of the Black diaspora

Author: Immaculée Harushimana; Mary V Alfred; R Deborah Davis
Publisher: Gorham, ME : Myers Education Press, [2019] ©2019
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Provides space for Black women educators to have a candid conversation with their young children about the roadblocks they are likely to face as minority youth of colour in their pursuit of greatness  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Immaculée Harushimana; Mary V Alfred; R Deborah Davis
ISBN: 9781975501112 197550111X
OCLC Number: 1080914572
Description: xvi, 308 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsFOREWORDYolanda Sealey-RuizINTRODUCTIONEight Years of Paradise: An Obama Will Come AgainImmaculee HarushimanaSECTION ITHE BURDEN OF LEADING WHILE BLACK1. "They're Coming for Our Jobs Too!" Double Standards for Black and White Leadership in the Age of Obama and TrumpRosaire Ifedi2. Does Race Matter in Dissertation Mentoring? A Black Native Caribbean Woman Research Methodologist Genuflects and ReflectsJanice B. Fournillier3. Transformative Leadership-"Botho-Humane": A Wellness PerspectiveMeahabo D. Magano4. Mission to Accomplish: A Journey to Math DemocracyMarcia M. Burrell5. Teaching through the Lens of a MotherJosephine Jarpa DawuniSECTION IIGENDER EQUALITY AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT6. Gender Equality Not of This World: In the Brave New WorldLindamichelle Baron7. Let Hope Ring: Memories of a Black Girl Finding Hope during the 2008 ElectionsRonisha Browdy8. Oppressive Patriarchy: African Women Struggle with Gender InequalityGladys Kedibone Mokwena9. Teaching Adult Learners of Color in a Time of Struggle: The Impact on ChildrenJaye Jones10. Incivility: Experiences of a Black Widow in a Higher Education Working EnvironmentSizakele M. MatlabeSECTION IIIHOW BRAVE ART AFRICAN WOMEN IMMIGRANTS?11. Where Is Justice for Immigrants!?"If You Prick Us, Do We Not Bleed?If You Tickle Us, Do We Not Laugh?"Mary N. Ghongkedze12. "Talking Some and Leaving Some": A Community-Grounded Approach to Teaching and Sustaining African Languages in AmericaEsther Milu13. When Being Articulate Isn't Enough: The Narrative of a French-Speaking African Woman Faculty of EnglishImmaculee Harushimana14. Can You Get It If You Really Want? A Jamaican-Born Science Educator Reflects on Success AttainabilityEllie Williamson15. Beware of False Consciousness: A Letter to My SonShirley Mthethwa-SommersSECTION IVBLACK SELF-AFFIRMATION16. Standing with Barack Obama: The Need for Black Scientists in STEM EducationDiane Price Banks17. "Yes, I Can; Yes, We Can!" Reflections of a Caribbean Immigrant Sistah in the Struggle with a Legacy of Determination, Strength, and EmpowermentMary V. Alfred18. Writing Ourselves into History: Examining a World of Black Imaginings and PossibilityTracy Cook-Person, with Djenaba Dekkatu and Quincy Merrill19. On Being a Biracial Woman of Black and Puerto Rican Descent: A Mother Reflects on a Mother-Daughter ConversationPatricia Isaac20. To Dream the Impossible DreamLindamichelle BaronSECTION VCAN A BLACK MALE CHILD DREAM BIGIN A MELANIN-PHOBIC WORLD?21. Hope: President Barack Obama's Legacy to Black ChildrenEleanor T. Campbell22. Dreams for My Son: Dreaming Big in AmericaFaith Muturia23. Dreams Shattered and Restored: President Barack Obama Confronting theShadow of Absent Fatherhood and the Pursuit of a Healthy RelationshipFaith N. Maina24. The Black Male as World Citizen and Cultural Ambassador: Embracing Multiple IdentitiesRasheeda AhmadSECTION VIPARADISE TO REGAIN: CHANGE MUST COME AGAIN25. "Oh, Mercy, Mercy Me"-"A Change is Gonna Come" . . . AgainGillian U. Bayne26. Yes, She Did: Following Queen Mother Sanford Wherever She May GoLindamichelle Baron27. As Long as There Is Life: Elections That Shaped My TransnationalityImmaculee Harushimana28. From Barack Obama to Donald Trump:Two Extremes at Making HistoryAminata Diop29. Supporting the Village That Raises the Children: From the Perspective of a Community AdvocatePatricia Mason30. "We Danced in the Streets:" Obama Era, Civil Rights Generation, and Voting RightsMary E. DillardCONCLUSIONLooking Back to Move Forward: A Black Women's Collective (Re-)Imagining and (Re-)Membering Hope and ChangeSherry L. DeckmanContributorsIndex
Other Titles: Post-Obama insights from women educators of the Black diaspora
Responsibility: edited by Immaculée Harushimana, Mary V. Alfred, and R. Deborah Davis.


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