In Pursuit of Equality in American Higher Education: A Reality or Myth : Multicultural Learning and Teaching

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Multicultural Learning and Teaching

Editor-in-Chief: Obiakor, Festus / Algozzine, Robert

Managing Editor: Banks, Tachelle

In Pursuit of Equality in American Higher Education: A Reality or Myth

Zandile P. Nkabinde1

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

Publication History

Published Online:
2010-04-01

This article examines a personal journey of a foreign-born instructor in America’s 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.

Keywords: Key Terms: Teacher Preparation Programs; Inequalities; Recruitment; Retention; and Marginalized Group; Foreign-born African American.

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