Saturday, February 6, 2010

28 Racial Barriers

The following list includes terms and concepts about significant barriers that impede African American progress and well-being, especially as it relates to college students at SIUE. These terms and concepts might assist our attempts to facilitate more productive conversations and understanding about the challenges and obstacles that black people face. We will expand the list over the course of the month.

achievement gap
institutional racism
lack of advocates
limited publishing and media outlets
off the radar
racial inequity
symbolic annihilation and inclusiveness
wealth inequality
anti-black Resentment

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