Margaret L. Andersen, author of Thinking About Women: Sociological Perspectives on Sex and Gender
A bold, original analysis demonstrating the crucibles of identity creation faced by Black students at historically Black and historically white colleges and universities.
Joe Feagin, co-author of The Agony of Education: Black Students at White Colleges and Universities
Sarah Willie has given us a work of great insight and unshakable commitment to racial justice. This book will be indispensable for every teacher and every student concerned with race on campus, and indeed, with race in American society. A must-have, must-read, must-teach work.
Howard Winant, author of The World is a Ghetto: The Making of a New World Racial Order
To what degree is race a malleable, contingent, and performable social identity? Does formal equality coexist with informal inequality, and if so, with what consequences? Are Black colleges the answer? If you, like me, have ever wondered about any of these questions, you must read this fascinating book that raises and addresses such issues.
Caroline Hodges Persell, co-author of Preparing for Power: America's Elite Boarding Schools