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In Pursuit of Equality in American Higher Education: A Reality or Myth
1New Jersey City University
Citation Information: Multicultural Learning and Teaching. Volume 5, Issue 1, ISSN (Online) 2161-2412, DOI: 10.2202/2161-2412.1058, April 2010
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This article examines a personal journey of a foreign-born instructor in Americas teacher preparation programs. As a foreign-born Black woman teacher educator I came to America to live the American Dream. The American dream to me was to complete graduate studies and to leave my mark as a teacher in teacher preparation programs. Fortunately that dream has been realized. However, as a foreign born African female scholar the academic journey at times has been filled with challenges related to gender, race, and immigrant status discrimination.