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Join Tiffany and Autumn, two Black women, as they discuss (and bring levity to) their journey navigating the world of academia.

Ep 7: On Admissions with Costume Couture



Meet Jamika Williams, the “We Are” yelling, costume designing, Assistant Director of Admissions, and all around dope person. Listen as Autumn interviews our first guest about her role in academia and her love for both admissions.

Jamika’s IG: @costumecoture

Custom Crew: customcrew.bigcartel.com, @customcrewbyjamika


Ep 6: Drink Your Water



This week we discuss the University of South Carolina’s statue of Richard T. Greener, Harvard’s first African American graduate, late educator activist Marva Collins, and how Black women shaped the law banning sex discrimination.

USC’s Statue: www.jbhe.com/2018/02/university…ck-faculty-member/

Marva Collins: www.biography.com/people/marva-collins-5894

How Black Women Shaped the Law Banning Sex Discrimination: rewire.news/article/2018/02/28/…mination-education/


Ep 5: Would you have stood in solidarity with us?



Today we discuss the power being at the top of the publication chain and celebrate both Marley Dias and some Philly teens who call out Florida teens to ask, “would you have stood in solidarity with us?”

Journal of Negro Education

http://www.journalnegroed.org/generalinfo.html

Marley Dias

https://www.forbes.com/sites/maggiemcgrath/2017/06/13/from-activist-to-author-how-12-year-old-marley-dias-is-changing-the-face-of-childrens-literature/#105b29f44ce0

Philly teens to Florida teens: Would you have stood in solidarity with us?

http://www.philly.com/philly/columnists/helen_ubinas/parkway-center-city-high-mass-shootings-parkland-florida-marjory-stoneman-gun-violence-20180313.html?mobi=true


Ep 4: Black Women in Ed Are Lit!



In this episode Tiffany and Autumn shed light on Black Women’s Literary Societies, highlight Kimberly Bryant (the real life Princess Shuri), and discuss the privilege and toxic masculinity of the people committing school shootings.

Black Women’s Literary Societies journals.psu.edu/phj/article/viewFile/25504/25273

Black Women and Girls in STEM
blavity.com/we-need-to-talk-abo…utm_campaign=buffer
www.blackgirlscode.com/about-bgc.html

School Shootings
www.theguardian.com/world/2018/feb/…how-many-so-far
www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/politi…c-masculinity/


Ep 3: HBCUs for The Win!



In this episode, Tiffany and Autumn celebrate Horace Mann Bond, the first Black president of Lincoln University, Riché Barnes, professor of sociocultural anthropology and assistant dean of social sciences at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts, and discuss why Black students quit university more often than their White peers (spoiler: the answer is racism).

Riché Barnes bio:
www.jbhe.com/2018/01/three-blac…ajor-universities/

Why do black students quit university more often than their white peers?
www.theguardian.com/inequality/2018…han-white-peers


Ep 1: Gettin’ Started



In this first episode Tiffany & Autumn discuss the early trials of education for Black folks in America, the experiences of women of color on college campuses, and celebrate Dr. Regis Fox, our first Woman of the Week.

History:
academic.udayton.edu/race/04needs/education06.htm

Notable News:
cdn1.sph.harvard.edu/wp-content/upl…nal-Report.pdf

www.jbhe.com/2017/12/difference…er-discrimination/

Dr. Regis Fox:
www.gvsu.edu/english/fox-profile-287.htm