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Campus Counterspaces: Black and Latinx Students' Search for Community at Historically White Universities

Micere Keels

Abstract

Frustrated with the flood of news articles and opinion pieces that were skeptical of minority students' “imagined” campus microaggressions, the author of this book set out to provide a detailed account of how racial-ethnic identity structures Black and Latinx students' college transition experiences. Tracking a cohort of more than five hundred Black and Latinx students since they enrolled at five historically white colleges and universities in the fall of 2013, the book finds that these students were not asking to be protected from new ideas. Instead, they relished exposure to new ideas, wante ... More

Keywords: minority students, microaggression, racial-ethnic identity, college campus, Latinx students, Black students, campus counterspace, racism, discrimination, diversity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781501746888
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501746888.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Micere Keels, author
University of Chicago

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