Soulful Words: The Testimonies of Black Students to the Manifestation of Discrimination in Higher Education

Soulful Words: The Testimonies of Black Students to the Manifestation of Discrimination in Higher Education

by Cheryl Ingram


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Soulful words is a narrative of the encounters of racism 9 Black Students faced while in a higher educational institution. This book takes you on a journey, told through the eyes of the researcher and shares her experiences while researching how discrimination impacts the journey of Black and marginalized students in higher education. Throughout the book Ingram shares her experiences with her alter ego, Busara, who challenges her and supports her through the journey. This book provides a counterstory to how we label students as dropouts vs. pushouts, and compares their experiences to currently enrolled students and graduates. It reminds us that racism still exist in higher education and even teaches us how to solve many of the challenges through a diverse and inclusive lens.

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ISBN-13: 9780578751429
Publisher: Diverse City LLC
Publication date: 09/04/2020
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

Dr. Cheryl Ingram aka Dr. CI, is a very successful entrepreneur who has dedicated her professional career top solving issues of discrimination and oppression in workplaces and educational institutions. Dr. CI is the CEO and founder of Inclusology (a software company that is working to build the world's greatest benchmarks for DEI) and Diverse City LLC (a diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm working with organizations across the United States). Cheryl has been training and coaching in the area of diversity and inclusion for 20+ years. She has her Doctorate of Education with a specialization in DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion), a Master of Arts in Education, and her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, all from New Mexico State University. [SG1] Cheryl's company works with clients such as Netflix, Uber, Foursquare, University of Washington and others to help them build sustainable and fair DEI Practices. Cheryl's many passions related to social justice and equity include serving on the board of directors for Unloop, a national technical training program that addresses recidivism in prisons throughout Washington State.

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