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Policy Report

First-Generation Equity Practitioners: Are They Part of the Problem?

June 4, 2020
Estela Mara Bensimon, James Gray

In order to teach Black, Latinx, Native American, Asian, and other racially minoritized students with fidelity, professors must develop racial literacy.

Hiring practices adversely affect the ability to teach Black, Latinx, Native American, Asian, and other racially minoritized students.

Professors developing a critical race conscious lens provide the opportunity to address racial inequities within their classes.

First-generation equity practitioners who acquire effective equity-minded competence seem to all share certain qualities.